Tyson Fury grabs handfuls of flab and shows off his weight to Dereck Chisora
Former world heavyweight champion was in Monaco where he vowed he will be back 'sexy as ever after a couple of sun beds, a haircut and a shave'
TYSON Fury flaunted his fat belly to old foe Dereck Chisora and then admitted: “I’m fat as a pig, hairy as an animal but still hungry as a lion.”
Fury, 29, turned up at the weigh-in ahead of Chisora’s fight on Saturday with Agit Kabeayel in Monaco.
Tyson Fury has piled on the pounds since his last fight in 2015
The self-called Gypsy King joked about his excess flab with Chisora, who he has defeated twice in the past.
It was former world heavyweight champion Fury’s first public appearance since announcing his intention to come out of retirement and fight Anthony Joshua.
He promised to lose the weight and get in shape to fight the unbeaten Joshua next summer.
Fury told Sky Sports: "I've had two years out of the ring. Fat as a pig, hairy as an animal, but still as hungry as a lion.
"You have two years out of the ring and it gives you that va-va-voom to get back in there and bust a few heads.
"Do I need that many warm-ups? I don't think so. Am I a 40-year-old?
“No, I'm 29. Still got a long time in boxing.
Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora hug at the weigh-in in Monaco today
“I'm just so happy and excited to potentially be a part of one of the biggest fights in British boxing history.
"People say, why do you think it's that? I'm saying it because two unbeaten heavyweights, one unified champion, one lineal champion, both over six foot six tall, both over 18 stone.
“One nice guy, one bad man - it is what it is. I think the public are going to relish the thoughts of making this fight happen.”
The undefeated star has been out of action since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf two years ago - when he weighed 17st 8lbs.
Back in March he admitted his weight had ballooned to an amazing 25 stone after piling on the pounds.
On Wednesday he tweeted a photo of himself in his prime, vowing to get back in shape in 2018.
Tyson Fury has vowed to get in shape so he can fight Anthony Joshua next year
Tyson Fury in his prime shows off his toned physique
Tyson Fury weighed in at 17st 8lb when he took on Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015
Tyson Fury shocked the world when he ended Wladimir Klitschko’s 11-year reign as heavyweight champion
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