Tyson Fury Says He Will Be Sad And Lonely After Boxing Retirement

British heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury revealed that he could go into depression when he finally retires from boxing.

Tyson  Fury is set to fight Deontay Wilder for a third time on October 9, in Las Vegas.

The two heavyweights first fought in 2018 and the result was a draw, and they fought again in 2020, Fury won and took home the WBC belt.

Ahead of the fight, Fury discussed his motivation in the sport, and why he fights.

"I'm not fighting to be the greatest of all time, I'm not fighting to be a legend," he told BBC Radio Five Live.

"What motivates me?" he continued. "I'm getting asked this a lot. It's definitely not a few quid. It's the fact there's nothing else.

"I'm boxing because I can - I don't enjoy anything else, I don't have any hobbies. After boxing, I will be a very sad, lonely person.

"I've tried looking after animals, four-wheeled driving, got a shotgun licence, clay pigeon shooting. Nothing turns me on."

Fury has been very vocal in the past about his struggles with mental health, and in 2015 almost took his life after falling into depression months after winning all the heavyweight belts from former world champion Wladmir Klitschko.

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