TYSON Fury has opened up about his impressive weight loss ahead of his fight with Deontay Wilder – but how did he manage to lose more than 9st? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz/Published 1st December 2018 Tyson Fury has lost a massive 9st 6lbs in the lead-up to his showdown with Deontay Wilder.The Gypsy King will take on Wilder on December 1 in an attempt to win the WBC heavyweight title, despite only having fought twice in three years.His wife Paris Fury has arrived in Los Angeles to support her husband.In the lead-up to the big boxing fight, Fury has revealed he has lost 9st 6lbs.Appearing on Good Morning Britain ahead of the Wilder event he said: “I’ve lost another 15lbs (1st) since we last met. Tyson Fury weight loss: How Gypsy King lost 9st 6lbs ahead of Deontay Wilder fight (Pic: INSTAGRAM / Tyson Fury) “Looking back on last year I’ve come such a long way back, it’s been the hardest fight I’ve ever had”Tyson Fury“So altogether maybe … [Read more...] about Tyson Fury weight loss: How Gypsy King lost 9st 6lbs ahead of Deontay Wilder boxing fight
JOE Weller has grown into one of the most popular YouTubers in the country, with over five million subscribers. The Brighton-born star, who first made his name playing video games, competed in his first boxing match earlier this year against KSI that bagged more viewers than Wimbledon but who won? Here is the lowdown... Who is Joe Weller? Born March 2, 1996, Joseph Martin Weller is a YouTube star and music artist. He uploaded his first video in July 2012, and since then, his channel has grown to garner more than 5 million subscribers. His video ‘World Cup Song: Brazil 2014’ amassed more than three million views in just one month, and his most popular video has been watched over 63million times. Joe has also used his online following to embark on a music career, with his song Wanna Do charting at number two on the Vodafone Big Top 40. When was the YouTuber's boxing fight with KSI and who won? On February 3, 2018, Joe Weller made his amateur boxing debut against … [Read more...] about Who is Joe Weller, when was the YouTube star’s boxing fight with KSI and who won?
Who's your money on? It may not be the most traditional boxing fight but tonight's clash between YouTube stars KSI and Logan Paul promises to be one of the biggest of the year. Up to 20,000 fans will pack into the Manchester Arena this evening to see which of the loudmouth social media influencers can do their talking in the ring. KSI and Logan Paul have spent the last six months trading insults, ever since the former called out his rival following his win over Joe Weller in London. But the talking will stop when the legendary Michael Buffer calls them from the dressing rooms. There is also a packed undercard featuring KSI and Paul's brothers who face off against each other. And you can follow all the action right here... 07:21 KSI's cheeky bet KSI has staked £20 on Logan Paul’s girlfriend Chloe Bennet throwing in the towel during the pair’s fight. The two social media sensations meet on Saturday night in Manchester for the YouTube Championship belt. And the … [Read more...] about KSI vs Logan Paul live updates from YouTube boxing fight
HELL-RAISING YouTube sensation Jake Paul has built a burgeoning social media empire on the back of his outrageous stunts. He's got millions of followers and a legion of young admirers but how did he become so famous, why did he sever ties with Disney and when is his boxing fight against Deji? Who is Jake Paul and how old is he? Jake Paul is an American YouTube star and actor who rose to fame after building a huge following on the Vine video app. Born in Ohio on January 17, 1997, Jake began training to be a Navy Seal before he started posting Vine videos in September 2013. By the time Twitter axed the app in October 2016, the vlogger had amassed 5.3 million followers and an extraordinary 2 billion plays. Since Vine closed, Jake has devoted his attention to YouTube, where 16 million subscribers watch his extreme stunts. The 21-year-old's controversial capers include throwing a Harley Davidson motorbike in his pool and setting fire to furniture in the back garden. In 2016, he began … [Read more...] about How old is Jake Paul, who is his brother Logan and when is his boxing fight against Deji?
When Selah Fawaz decided to organise his first boxing match in Lagos, he didn't expect more than 500 spectators. In the end, over 800 tickets were sold and he had to turn away dozens of fans at the door. The stands were full, music pounded at full blast and the green and white Nigerian flag fluttered during the most eagerly awaited bouts. Fawaz, 31, is passionate about boxing and, in the space of two months, went from young oil industry entrepreneur to full-time professional boxing promoter. "I started meeting with boxers and I realised at the same time that they don't have enough money to pay for their licence or even to feed themselves, or access to train," he told AFP. "There are not enough events. What they really need is a stage to showcase their talent." As a result he decided to help them, buying equipment and even paying their 10,000-naira ($28, 22.50-euro) licences to fight. - Rise and fall - Boxing used to be the most popular sport in Nigeria until the 1950s and 1960s but … [Read more...] about Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and out