Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury believes he has won his long battle with depression.

Fury announced this week that he will be returning to the ring soon on his Twitter account against an unnamed opponent.

Speaking to World Boxing News, Fury sees his return to the ring as a fresh start.

I’m starting a fresh start, letting go of the past and concentrating on the future. (I’ve) got to keep moving forwards,

I’ve moved on from the dark and scary place I’ve been living. If I can beat depression then I can beat anything. The hardest fight of my life!

Several publications labelled Fury as ‘fat’ when he beat Wladimir Klitschko back in November 2015 which forced the former champion to back away from the sport.

However, he did point out on his Twitter account that losing weight has never been a problem of his.

Fury is already training to get back into fighting shape after posting a picture of himself on a run this morning.

Tyson’s cousin, Hughie Fury, is looking to bring another world heavyweight title back to Britain as he faces WBO champion Joseph Parker on May 6th in New Zealand.