Tyson Fury Wiki 2021: Age, Career, Net Worth
Tyson Fury (born August 12, 1988) is a professional boxer and martial artist. He is famous for winning two championships simultaneously at the same time. Currently, he is The RING Magazine champion and WBC champion since 2020 when he defeated Deontay Wilder. He is regarded as the first-ever lineal champion ever and has become a third overall champion to hold The Ring championship twice. Fury has also won other premium championships such as WBA, WBO, IBF, and IFO as well. He is often regarded as “The Furious One” because of his capability of wining boxing with Knock out. However, he has faced his own controversy most importantly many boxing fans believe he dodged a boxing match with Anthony Joshua. Tyson Fury is also equally popular on social media with just over 6 million followers worldwide.
Tyson Fury was born in Manchester, Wythenshawe. He was raised around the Machester area. His mother got pregnant with 14 children but only 4 of them survived. However, when he was born he was three months premature. His father’s name is John Fury and his mother’s name is Amber. His father was a massive fan of boxing and Mike Tyson so he named his son Tyson. During his early days, he was not much interested in studies but rather like to lift weights. Fury started tarmacking roads when he was just 11 years old. He also started to learn boxing with his father but John Fury was charged for violent conduct when he gauged the eye of another person. Later he was charged when it was provided he had a problem with the traveler.
Regarding Tyson Fury’s body statistics, he has a height of 6 ft 9 inches tall and has a weight of 115 kg. His horoscope is Cancer. He was born in the heritage of Irish Traveller also known as Gypsey.
Tyson Fury started his amateur boxing career by training in Belfast, Northern Ireland in Holy Family Boxing and later changed it to Smithboro Club as well. Fury’s first competition was AIBA Junior Championship in 2006. He won the Bronze medal but was motivated to even win more later. However, his professional boxing started on December 8, 2008. His first professional fight was with Bulgarian Boxer Bela Gongyoksi with a TKO in the first round. After that, he defeated all of his 6 opponents by TKO in the first round. Quickfire a year later Tyson Fury was already on the road to becoming English Heavyweight Champion. He defeated John Mcdermott to claim his first English Heavyweight Champion.
Tyson defended his title against Hans-Joerg Blasko and Tomas Mrazek and then again defended his title against former champion John Mcdermott and won on the grounds of TKO or Technical KO. In 2011 his reign of dominance still went as he defeated the then-undefeated Dereck Chisora which catapulted his career on another level as well. A year later he vacated his English Heavyweight championship and went on to pursue World Heavyweight Championship. The same year he won Irish Heavyweight Championship defeating another defending champion Martin Rogan.
Some months later he got a victory against Vinny Madalone to get another WBO Intercontinental Championship. Fury became the no 1 contender by winning against Kevin Johnson to set up against Vitali Klitschko. The much-awaited fight with Klitschko came in 2015 and in twelve rounds he became the first time WBA champion. However, his career started going downhill when he was charged by the anti-doping agency. Fury went into depression after that and had to vacate all his titles. His first-ever match with Deontay Wilder was in 2018 which ended in a draw that Fury and his crew did not agree with. Tyson Fury won the second match against Deontay Wilder to become a WBC Champion in a 7th round.
Wife and Girlfriend
Tyson Fury is currently married to Paris Tyson. He first met Tyson Paris when he was just 17 years old. Currently, Tyson Fury has 5 Children. Talking about his relatives he has a half-brother named Tommy Fury who is also a professional boxer who started his boxing career in 2018. Currently, he is on the news with a potential boxing match with popular YouTuber Jake Paul.
Tyson Fury is one of the legends of the boxing games who has held multiple WBA, WBC, and The Ring championship. He has earned a lot of income from his career as a boxer and martial artist. Tyson Fury has a brand and endorsement with ESPN and multiple other sports brands as well. Currently, Tyson Fury has a net worth of $80 million as of 2021.
- Tyson Fury named was kept after Mike Tyson by his father.
- He left school and started managing roads when he was just 11.
- Tyson Fury held WBA, WBC and The Ring Championship for 2 times.
- He became the first ever lenial champion ever in boxing industry.
- Tyson Fury has a endorsement with ESPN for almost $80 million as of 2021.