Tyson Fury

by John Max 20 Jul,2018
Tyson Fury
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Tyson Luke Fury
  • Birth Place Wythenshawe, Manchester, England
  • Famous Name Tyson Fury
  • Father John Fury
  • Net Worth $40 million
  • Nationality English and Irish
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Paris Fury
  • Children Prince John James, Vanezuela, Prince Tyson Fury II, and Valencia Amber.

Tyson Luke Fury, well known as Tyson Fury is an English and Irish Heavyweight champion boxer who competed for Ireland in the Olympic. In 2015, the undefeated fighter won WBO, IBF, WBA, IBO, Lineal heavyweight titles, and Ring Magazine, after defeating long-reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko. The victory earned him Upset of the Year and Fighter of the Year awards by The Ring. 

Fury is estimated to have a net worth of $40 million in 2019. He is currently married to his wife Paris Fury.

Tyson Fury's Net Worth in 2019; His Earnings

Tyson Fury has earned his wealth widely through is professional boxing career. As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He earned most of his net worth through his bout against Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. He is reported to have earned millions. 

In February 2019, he donated the entire $9 million purse from his big fight to house the homeless.

Earlier in February, he bought a mansion in Spain. He previously owned a Rolls Royce Phantom which he sold later. He also had a  £160k worth Ferrari California which he sold to his friend and bought a Mercedes car.

Tyson Fury's Personal Life; Is he Married?

Tyson Fury, 30 is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Paris Fury in a traditional wedding in front of more than 300 guests in Doncaster, South Yorks. The duo met in 2012 at a mutual friend’s wedding when Paris was just 15.

They met again by chance at Paris 16th birthday party and took up together.  Tyson and Paris kept to the travelers’ tradition of not sleeping together until their wedding night.

The beautiful couple is blessed with four children: Prince John James, Venezuela, Prince Tyson Fury II, and Valencia Amber.

Regarding his physique, he stands at the height of 6 ft 9 in (206 cm).

Tyson Fury's Bio and Early Life

Tyson Fury is a native of Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, born on 12th of August 1988. At birth, he weighed only 1lb after being born three months early. His father, John Fury is a former professional boxer.

Talking about his nationality, Fury is an English and belongs to Irish Traveller heritage.  

Tyson Fury's Fighting Career

Amateur Career

As an Amateur, Fury competed for both England and Ireland at an international level, winning the bronze medal at the 2008 World Junior Championship. He had an amateur record of 31 wins and four losses.

Professional Career

At the 20, Fury made his professional debut on 6th December 2008 at National Ice Centre, Nottingham, England, where he faced Bela Gyongyosi in the round one. He won the bout in round one via TKO. Then until July 2009, he went on to have six more fights in the space of seven months, beating Aleksandrs Selenzens, Scott Belshaw, Matthew Ellis, Lee Swaby, Daniel Peratyakto, and Marcel Zeller all via knockout within round four.

On 11th September 2009, Fury took on John McDermott for the English heavyweight title and won via TKO in 9th round. After that, he recorded three more wins against Rich Power, Zack Page, and Marcelo Luiz Nascimento until February 2011.

On 23rd July 2011, he won British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles, defeating Dereck Chisora via unanimous decision. Further, he defended his Commonwealth heavyweight title against Neven Pajkic.

On 14th March 2012, Fury faced Martin Rogan for vacant Irish heavyweight title and won the title in the round five via TKO. Later four months, he defeated Vinny Maddalone at Hand Arena, Clevedon, England, for the WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title.

He was also rumored to fight David Haye in 2013 but was canceled.

At Excel, London, Fury refaced Dereck Chisora on 29th November 2014. Defeating Dereck, he won European, WBO International, and Vacant British heavyweight titles. The following year, he garnered his boxing career with more titles including WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and Lineal heavyweight titles, beating Wladimir Klitschko in round 12 via unanimous decision.

Also Read: Tyson Fury's Comeback To Boxing After 2 Years Of Struggle With Depression and Drugs

On 18th August 2018, Fury faced Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland. The fight went in favor of Pianeta via decision.

On 1st December 2018, he faced Deontay Wilder but the match ended in a draw. Furthermore, his next fight is scheduled against Tom Schwarz on 15 Jun 2019 in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US.

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