Tyson Fury shares amazing throwback pic of him carrying Kid Galahad and claims he predicted world champion status

TYSON FURY has shared a remarkable throwback picture of himself with newly-crowned IBF featherweight champion Kid Galahad – who he predicted would become a world titleholder.

Galahad got his hands on the IBF's 119lb strap on Saturday night with an 11th-round stoppage of Liverpudlian Jazza Dickens.


The Qatari's bloody world title triumph came at the second time of asking.

And the 31-year-old's glorious night at Eddie Hearn's Fight Camp was praised by the Gypsy King Fury.

Alongside a picture of himself carrying a young Galahad, Fury tweeted: "Congratulations @KidGalahad90 Party popper.

"You deserve your glory. Got to say I tipped you to be champ from the start. Welcome to the club."

After the fight, an elated Galahad – real name Abdul-Bari Awad – said: "I have waited 19 years for that.

"I am a full-time professional, no days off, no time out. I am over the moon.

You deserve your glory

"I have had 18 months out and I have just smashed a future world champion from pillar to post.

"I moved home at 15, into a crappy flat next to the gym with five other boxers with rats running around the floor, and now I am a world champion and I can get my mum a nice house."

Galahad doesn't plan on relinquishing the IBF strap anytime soon, saying: "When I went in there I was tunnel-visioned.

"Everyone else fell apart; Josh Warrington, Can Xu, they all fell apart.

"Look what I did in there today, 18 months out and I went in there and smashed him from pillar to post.

"What happened with them two?

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"They got smashed from pillar to post!

"I'm going to dominate the division, I always told Eddie Hearn I will dominate the division and as long as I get the opportunity.

"I will dominate this division."

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