As a 24-year-old, Fury went for a 250-kilogram deadlift during camp as he prepared for his 2012 battle with Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson.
World Boxing News was able to capture the moment for our YouTube channel as Fury easily went through the exercise.
Eventually, Fury beat Johnson on points at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on the road to eventually capturing every top division crown on offer.
Six months after the clip, Fury defeated Steve Cunningham at Madison Square Garden after picking himself up off the canvas.
It would be three years from the video until Fury would dethrone Wladimir Klitschko for the unified championship.
World Boxing News recently commissioned an article listing major question marks to Anthony Joshua continually calling out Tyson Fury. Debunking many of those reasons in this follow-up, everybody knows a unification overrules a mandatory. This is something previously covered and confirmed by WBN on many occasions. Therefore, there are now just two things that stand […]
Deontay Wilder has admitted the bicep injury suffered during his rematch with Tyson Fury has made it impossible for him to train ever since. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ has been forced to contemplate the first loss of his career, suffered against Fury at the MGM Grand on February 22nd. Wilder revealed he was hampered during the […]
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been warned the job of defeating Deontay Wilder is not done yet. This is despite a crushing victory in their second meeting. ‘The Gypsy King’ blasted out Wilder in seven rounds at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on February 22nd, shocking plenty in the arena with the one-sided nature of […]
World Boxing News set off to Las Vegas in February expecting to witness a similar event to the first Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder bout fourteen months prior. Having missed the Los Angeles clash, Nevada was firmly on the itinerary from day one of 2019 when the WBN schedule was confirmed. Wilder’s two fights, one […]