TYSON FURY has lost the equivalent of Ricky Hatton in weight.
The 6ft 9in heavyweight is 10st lighter than he was during his dark days 18 months ago.
6 Tyson Fury shows why he had to cut out the equivalent in weight of Ricky Hatton when he started his preparations for Deontay Wilder
Back then the Gypsy King was chasing 20 pints of lager a night with whiskey and vodka.
He was gorging on pizza, kebabs and packs of chocolate and tipped the scales at a whopping 28st.
Yet he still felt empty.
Having fulfilled his lifetime ambition of becoming heavyweight champion of the world, by dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, Fury felt emotionally hollowed out and reacted by stuffing himself with rubbish.
6 Gypsy King Tyson Fury says nobody can persuade him to do something if he does not want to – but you can see how he has got in shape to take on Deontay Wilder
6 Tyson Fury has got a lot off his mind after returning to boxing – and a lot off his body too as he lost equivalent of Ricky Hatton in weight
It took suicidal thoughts to snap him out of his orgy of greed.
And now, after 18 months of hard work, he fights Deontay Wilder for the WBC title in the early hours of Sunday.
Fury said: “I’ve always had a nutritionist and I’ve always had a strength and conditioning coach.
"If I want to train and fight, I do it, and if I don’t want to, I don’t do it.
“A pack of wild horses can’t make me do what I don’t want to do.”