Tyson Fury: ‘There’s a special type of man that doesn’t know the meaning of losing’

The WBC world heavyweight champion discusses his daily routine, his next bout against Oleksandr Usyk in December, and why Francis Ngannou is as intimidating as Deontay Wilder

"To be a fighter, you have to have a little screw loose," Tyson Fury says calmly in a tumultuous room in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 

where he will shortly re-enter the ring. His entourage is making a scene, but Fury seems much more contemplative.

Who on earth would want to fight a highly trained athlete over and over again?" You have to be moved to accomplish something like that."

Fury takes on Francis Ngannou on Saturday night in a fight that could be the sporting definition of ridiculousness.

WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is an undeniably great fighter. Ngannou, on the other hand, has never boxed professionally despite 

being a deadly force in MMA as the former UFC heavyweight champion. So much money has been poured into this dubious venture that Fury

and Ngannou could be acclaimed as master entrepreneurs if it weren't for the truly disturbing nature of boxing's apparent adoration for Saudi Arabia.

"My oldest brother, John Boy," Fury says, "said to me yesterday, 'You're more at home in that ring than you are in your front room.'" 'How come?'"

Fury is dressed in crazily striped green trousers and a fawn waistcoat. He is shirtless and his green helmet is pushed back as he tries to explain 

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