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Fury ready to shake up boxing world by beating Klitschko (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 20, 2015 at 5:25 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

FILE - This is a Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 file photo of British heavyweight Tyson Fury and World Heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, as they stare at each other during a press conference in London. Tyson Fury 2.09m (6-foot-9) tall, weighs 116kg (18 stones, 3 pounds), is unbeaten in 24 professional fights, and says he is ready to shake up the heavyweight division by taking the WBA, WBO and IBF belts off Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Nov. 28.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

As Tyson Fury prowled the practice ring, stopping regularly for some shadow-boxing and imagining Wladimir Klitschko on the end of his punches, his father looked on with pride. ”They wrote him off, saying he wouldn’t live,” said John Fury, recalling the day – 27 years ago – when the second of his six sons was born three months early, weighing just one pound (.45 kg). ”I told them, ‘It’s his destiny to live, and I’ll tell you one better than that – he’ll end up nearly 7 feet (2.13 meters) tall, 20 stones (280 pounds/127 kg), and be the heavyweight champion of the world.

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