Tyson Fury celebrated his 30th birthday today exactly one week after he will have had his second comeback fight to the sport this time next week.

This time next week Fury will have hoped to have woken up potentially being on the verge of a fight with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

He must first get through Francesco Pianeta however but by the looks of his training footage since his Sefer Seferi comeback fight, he appears to be well prepared for the bout.

He most definitely has lost more weight and gotten more of his old speed and timing back.

Of course the acid test of this will be in the ring but Fury has been talking very confidently as of late.

A real sense of genuine belief in himself seems to be there again.

Speaking today on Instagram he had the following message for people as a whole, as he looked back on it all to date:

What a difference a year makes.

This time last year Fury might have been out partying in some random pub somewhere.

Blowing his money on alcohol or other substances but today he spent his birthday celebrating it with his kids: