Tyson Fury had pure boxing expertise from a really younger age.
The 2-time heavyweight world champion was introduced up in a combating household amid a traveller background.
His father John Fury was a British contender again within the 1980s/1990s and shortly launched Tyson to the fitness center.
As a junior, Fury can have undoubtedly had many small bouts behind closed doorways, however his first severe novice contest got here on March 17, 2005 – aged 16.
RAF Wyton was the venue for the bout, with a younger man named Duncan Lee lined up as Fury’s opponent.
Lee, who’s now a music trainer, recalled: “I used to be a 16 yr previous boxer weighing above 97kg.
“I certified into the ‘super-heavyweight’ division, which enabled me to struggle a not so large alternative of simply two opponents in your complete UK.
“Happily I received my first struggle which was an amazing begin to my mini boxing profession.
“My second struggle occurred to be towards the soon-to-be world champion Tyson Fury who was making his debut to what can be an unimaginable profession in boxing.
“Having misplaced to Tyson Fury and with college pressures on the time, I made a decision to finish my very quick and what appeared an insignificant profession in boxing.”
Nevertheless, Lee didn’t realise how impactful his ‘mini profession’ would transform.
Ultimately, he uploaded the footage of the struggle to YouTube with the caption: “Right here is the footage from Tyson Fury’s first ever boxing match towards myself (Duncan Lee).
“There have been three, two-minute rounds. Tyson stopped me in third on account of extreme bleeding from my face. After the struggle had completed he got here to shake my hand within the altering room. He was a real gent.
“Please excuse the poor filming from my Dad. He was too busy watching me getting overwhelmed up!”
Late final yr, the pair considerably reunited for the primary time since sharing the ring.
Lee recorded a video message for Fury which was performed throughout an interview on ITV’s This Morning.
Tyson was clearly touched and responded: “It’s very sort of him.
“All the perfect to him and good luck sooner or later, no matter he does.”
You may watch the struggle within the video above.