While Tyson Fury may not have won this year’s BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Award for 2018, or even being nominated, he certainly won the hearts of many around the world of sport this year after a comeback story to remember.
Only a year ago Fury began the process of getting back into boxing following a long, dark period in life that saw him put on incredible amount of weight, suffer with mental health and substance abuse issues.
Fast forward a year and he was involved in one of the most dramatic heavyweight title fights in years against WBC champion Deontay Wilder, arguably the biggest puncher in the world.
The fight was scored a draw but many journalists ringside on the night had Fury winning the fight.
Speaking at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony last night here’s what Fury had to say:
A phenomenal achievement to comeback where he was from in fairness.
From a boxing standpoint it is thought that negotiations for the Wilder rematch are underway at present.
Here’s how some of the boxing world and wider entertainment community have been reacting to Fury’s appearance last night thus far: