Tyson Fury: “I still struggle on a day to battle”: Tyson Fury shares that he continues to deal with mental problems in a heartfelt video, released six years after his victory over Wladimir Klotschko for the world heavyweight championship.

  • Tyson Fury admitted that he has mental health issues and still suffers from them daily
  • Video released by The Gypsy King to mark six years since his victory over Wladimir Klotschko
  • Fury (33), said that he still fights and encouraged other patients to “never give in” 

Tyson Fury, the Gypsy King has released an inspiring video in which he admitted to struggling with mental health six years after beating Wladimir Klotschko.

In a message to his fans, the 33-year old opened by acknowledging the victory and then went on to talk about his documented spiral into a drug- and alcohol-fueled depression.

Fury showed how his mental health continues to be a struggle, even though he was able pull himself from despair in order to rekindle boxing. 

Tyson Fury has revealed that he still struggles with mental health problems 'on a daily basis'

Tyson Fury said that he struggles with his mental health issues ‘on an everyday basis. 

Fury posted a video on the six-year anniversary of his victory over Wladimir Klitschko (left)

Fury uploaded a video (left) on the sixth anniversary of his win over Wladimir Klitschko.

In the video, he begins with “Happy anniversary to us”, 

“Sixteen years ago today, was the birth of The Gypsy Kings. Wladimirklitschko defeated me, and I was the global unified heavyweight champion.

“Soon thereafter, I was struck with a mental health problem. There is no way to be 100% safe when it comes to mental health. No matter what race or gender you’re from.

“I had a long long, difficult, and long battle. And I have one every single day.”

The Klitscho win made Fury unified heavyweight champion, but soon after he fell into depression

Fury was made the unified heavyweight champion by Klitscho, but fell into depression soon afterwards.

Fury was able to fight American Deontay wilder after his recovery. This blockbuster trio won by the Gypsy King. Fury was able to regain his world-renowned status as a heavyweight fighter. 

The long-standing talks he has had with Anthony Joshua have been ongoing. His camp is currently in negotiation and legal wrangling for a fight against Dillian Whyte. It’s clear how popular and profitable Fury has become once again. 

Fury ended his video by sending a message of hope to anyone with mental disorders.  

He said, “So, to anybody who is struggling today, this day is for you.” “Be positive and strong, never lose heart. 

Fury left an inspiring message to others saying they should 'never give up' and 'keep fighting'

 Fury left an inspiring message to others saying they should ‘never give up’ and ‘keep fighting’

“All the best to everyone. God bless you, and all the best for Sunday.

Fury is not in the ring but is well-known for his involvement in stirring up tensions between Jake Paul’s brother Tommy Fury.

The pair are due to fight in Florida on 18 December, and a highly unsavoury live press conference saw filthy insults traded and Tyson calling Paul a ‘w****r’ on air. 

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