Boxers like Fury may rarely be humble – but they should be role models

Tyson Fury shocked the world on Saturday when he beat Wladimir Klitschko to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

In a world where so many sportsmen tow the line to ensure that sponsors are not offended, where image is everything, Fury has been a breath or fresh air.

But sport now has an even greater focus than in the days when Mike Tyson was dominating the division and creating controversy both inside and outside the ring.