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Doctor Told Me My Son Won’t Survive After Premature Birth –Tyson Fury’s Father

Doctor Told Me My Son Won’t Survive After Premature Birth  –Tyson Fury’s Father

Tyson Fury’s father, John, has revealed that he got the biggest shock of his life after a doctor told him that his son won’t survive after his premature birth.

However, he told the doctor point blank that his son will grow up to become a ‘world heavyweight champion’ despite medics telling him his son wouldn’t make it.

The former professional boxer has chronicled his life in an autobiography called ‘When Fury Takes Over’ where he recounts several interesting anecdotes about his son.

As reported by The Sun, Fury goes into detail about the birth of Tyson, claiming that it was ‘something that he will never forget’.

‘Again, there were complications for my lad,’ he writes in the book. ‘Tyson had been born massively premature and weighed only 1lb — small enough to fit into the palm of my hand.


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‘The doctors said he wouldn’t make it, but I saw something completely different — a little warrior with a glint in his eye and his fist held up, as if he was ready to take on the world.

‘I said to the doctor: “That boy is special, he is going to live and he’s going to be almost 7ft tall, weigh 20st, and one day he’s going to be the heavyweight champion of the world, mark my words.” When a gypsy gets a funny feeling in his stomach, you should always listen to them — the chances are they’ll be right.

The book is set to be released on October 26, just two days before Tyson, the current WBC heavyweight champion, is set to fight Francis Ngannou in what is gearing up to be a hotly anticipated bout in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Oakfield 6 months ago

    When God says yes, who the hell can say no…….never say never!

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