Ewan McKenna: Anger and hate are a big part of the reason why Tyson Fury is the fighter he is

So many great and no-so-great boxers are driven by a rage created out of their horror

6th December, 2015
Tyson Fury is the new heavyweight champion of the world

When Sonny Liston was a child, his father would pummel him so badly that, decades later, the marks on his skin and bones were still visible. “The only thing my old man ever gave me was a beating,” he’d say.

Mike Tyson had a single mother that raised him in barbed poverty, only seeing a kid being bad on the streets rather than simply seeing her kid.

“I never saw my...

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