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Tyson Fury: I Looked Like a Fat Pig on Television

By Mel "Sabaka" Ohlhoft

Undefeated British/Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (15-0, 10KOs) is changing his lifestyle and getting himself into shape. Fury takes on journeyman Nicolai Firtha at Belfast's Kings Hall on September 17th. After recently watching himself on television, the 22-year-old was upset with his physical condition. He felt it was time for a change.

"I looked at myself on TV and didn't like what I saw. I looked like a fat pig. Against John McDermott, I was more than 19st — not the sort of condition a top-level athlete should be in. It was never the training with me. I'd put everything and more into gym work and sparring. It's been the food — plenty of junk," Fury said to The Sun.

"In the past, If I went to the movies I'd have to have a box of popcorn, a bag of sweets, ice-creams and a big bottle of pop. Now I'll take a fruit salad and a big bottle of water. The main thing I've been cutting out is fizzy drinks. I'm just drinking up to five litres of water a day, eating lots of fruit and veg and it has made a hell of a difference."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Medved on 09-11-2011

Im surprised Tyson Fury has access to Television, must have bought a stolen from his sisters uncle.

Comment by Corelone on 09-11-2011

I woudn't say that to your face, but you read my mind. The K bros stay in killer shape, and that's what it's going to take, nothing less. Unless you're willing to settle for a paper championsip or none at…

Comment by Patty Tanager on 09-11-2011

BigPoppaPump reads The Sun :haha:. I wonder what Limey you are hmmm?.

Comment by BIGPOPPAPUMP on 09-11-2011

[QUOTE=Patty Tanager;11119036]Yeah i saw a tiny "said to the sun". But i think the original author should of been credited, not Mel "Sabaka" Ohloft, who literally did nothing. But oh well it is what it is.[/QUOTE] When has The Sun…

Comment by Patty Tanager on 09-11-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11118993]I guess you must be blind and missed the part where "The Sun" is given credit for the comments[/QUOTE] Yeah i saw a tiny "said to the sun". But i think the original author should of been credited, not Mel…

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