Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/27/14
In the topsy-turvy world of heavyweight boxing, pressure can be brought to bear in many different forms. It could be said that Englishman Tyson Fury was burdened the moment he came into existence, when his father saw fit to saddle him with the same name as the "Baddest Man On The Planet." On the day the younger Fury came blinkingly into the world, Iron Mike Tyson was a month away from arguably his meanest performance in the ring -- a unification bout with Michael Spinks in which Tyson literally frightened his opponent out of the fight in less than a round. Coming from gypsy stock, and with that name slung around his neck, young Tyson Fury really had no choice but to be a fighter. His dad, Gypsy John Fury, was a professional heavyweight in his own right, and was 5-1 at the time of Tyson's birth, so he may have even entertained thoughts of sharing a ring with his American hero. But in truth, the elder Fury was better known as a bare-knuckler in the travelers tradition than as a figh...
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