TYSON FURY has shown off his new, bulkier body shape ahead of a mouthwatering rematch against Deontay Wilder.
Following their controversial draw in December 2018 the two heavyweight kings will go at it again on February 22 in Las Vegas.
And Fury, who will be hoping to win the WBC world title he felt he should have collected back then, is set to come in at his heaviest since his return to boxing when he fought Sefer Seferi in June 2018.
Back then the Gypsy King weighed 19st 7lbs, but the four fights following that saw him weigh significantly less.
And for that first clash with Wilder, Fury came in at 18st 3lbs. This did not impress his father John who felt Tyson didn’t have the power to KO the American.
It led to Fury Sr blasting his son’s coach Ben Davison and led to the two since splitting.
But Fury has uploaded a photo to Instagram showing off his more-muscular frame and confirming that he will be at his optimum weight for the rematch.
He captioned it: “Solid as a rock 19 stone, 270lbs coming for @bronzebomber.”
At his heaviest when he was battling mental health problems away from boxing, Fury weighed as much as 27st.
But after getting back in the ring with boxing legend Ricky Hatton and then latterly Davison, Fury has made remarkable progress to get back to the pinnacle of heavyweight boxing.
He is now in training camp at Big Bear in the US under the stewardship of top coach Sugarhill Steward.
And Fury, 31, believes his new physique will help him KO Wilder – predicting it to finish in ROUND TWO.
I am going to knock him out in the second round, he is going down inside two rounds
Tyson Fury’s fight prediction vs Wilder
The Lineal Champ is famous for his fabulous footwork and point scoring shots and claims he will be “slippery like a goldfish” on fight night.
“I don’t want to run him down because it will make my victory look s***.
“But when I beat him he becomes just another bare bum in the shower.
“I just want to get to the fight injury free and then it is all about who wants it more.
“I am going to knock him out in the second round, he is going down inside two rounds.
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“I keep having dreams where I knock him out in round two and I have been playing a lot of poker and getting dealt lots of twos, it is definitely a sign.
“He is 100 per cent getting knocked out in two rounds he can laugh about it now but he will be looking up from his back inside two.”
Wilder has responded saying that he will RETIRE if he is beaten by Fury. It would be the Bronze Bomber’s first ever defeat in the sport.