Tyson Fury Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Tyson Fury :

NameTyson Luke Fury
NickNameTyson Fury
Date of Birth12 August 1988
Age (2024)36 Years
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Height6ft 7in
Weight126 Kg
ProfessionBritish professional boxer
SpouseParis Fury (m. 2008)
ChildrensVenezuela Fury, Prince Tyson Fury II, Prince Adonis Amaziah, Prince John James Fury, Valencia Amber
Net Worth15-20 Million Dollars

Who is Tyson Fury ?

Tyson Luke Fury, born on August 12, 1988, is a prominent British professional boxer widely recognized for his exceptional skills and achievements in the heavyweight division. Fury has etched his name in boxing history, holding the prestigious World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title since 2020. His journey to the pinnacle of the sport includes previous stints as the unified heavyweight champion from 2015 to 2016 and claiming the Ring magazine title twice between 2015 and 2022.

Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury

Fury’s triumph over Deontay Wilder not only secured his WBC title but also solidified his status as the third heavyweight, following legends Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali, to twice hold The Ring magazine title. Acknowledged by media outlets as the lineal heavyweight champion, Fury’s dominance in the ring is further underscored by his top-ranking position as the world’s best active heavyweight according to BoxRec and ESPN as of December 2022. Additionally, he is positioned sixth pound-for-pound by ESPN and the Boxing Writers Association of America, and seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Facts about Tyson Fury :

  • Tyson Luke Fury was born on August 12, 1988, in Manchester, England.
  • He was named after Mike Tyson, the heavyweight champion at the time.
  • Nicknamed “The Gypsy King” due to his Traveller heritage.
  • Also used nicknames like “The Furious One” and “2 Fast” Fury.
  • Grew up in Styal, Cheshire, and identifies with both Manchester and Styal.
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury
  • Son of Irish Traveller parents, Amber and John Fury.
  • Has 11 siblings and is one of only four to survive childhood.
  • Father, John Fury, was a former boxer nicknamed “Gypsy” John Fury.
  • Half-brother, Tommy Fury, is also a professional boxer.
  • Several cousins and distant relatives are boxers as well.
  • Represented both England and Ireland at the amateur level.
  • Won the ABA super-heavyweight title in England (2008).
  • Won the EU Junior Championship (2007) and earned a silver medal at the European Junior Championship (2007) while representing Ireland.
  • Won a bronze medal at the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships (2006).
  • Couldn’t compete in the 2008 Olympics due to selection limitations.
  • Holds the WBC heavyweight title since 2020.
  • Previously held unified heavyweight titles (2015-2016) and The Ring magazine title twice (2015-2022).
  • Defeated Wladimir Klitschko in a major upset to win the heavyweight championship in 2015.
  • Famously recovered from a knockdown in the final round to draw against Deontay Wilder in their first fight (2018).
  • Won the rematch against Wilder by TKO in 2020 and again in 2021 to retain his WBC title.

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