Tyson Fury knew it was his “destiny” to become world heavyweight champion as he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko and ended the Ukrainian’s nine-year reign with a slick points win in Dusseldorf.

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The self-styled ‘Gypsy King’ bullishly claimed he expected an easy fight against the WBA, WBO and IBF title holder as he attempted to become Britain’s eighth world heavyweight champion at Dusseldorf’s ESPRIT Arena.

Fury added: “If I can be half as good a champion as Wladimir Klitschko I’ll be very, very happy.”