Know About Tyson Fury: Record, Fight, Height, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Tyson-Fury
Published Date: 14 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 14 Jun, 2019

With 28 total fights and 27 wins record, Tyson Fury, age is prepared for his next fight of 2019. Likewise, the boxing prodigy is also about to elevate his net worth that is shinning in two figures.

British professional boxer, Tyson Fury is the 2015 unified WBA (Super), WBO and Lineal heavyweight champion. Back in 2008, he also won the gold honor as the English National Championships.

Tyson Fury Bio & Family

The Boxer was born on 12 August 1988 in Wythenshawe, Manchester and his dad, John named him Tyson after the name of legendary boxer, Mike Tyson. Tyson’s family belong to Irish Traveller descent since his paternal grandfather was from Tuam, County Galway. Likewise, his maternal grandmother is from County Tipperary, and his mother was born in Belfast. The other family member includes of his brother, Tommy Fury who is also a boxer by profession.

The athlete stands at the height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.06 m) and weighs around 117 kg.

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Career, Record & Net Worth

For the fact in his 28 total fights, Tyson has a record of 27 total wins. One of them drew against American professional boxer, Deontay Wilder on 1 December 2018. It was around 2008 where his professional career leaped after defeating Bela Gyongyosi in the first round. Around the same following year, his record was participating in six fights and winning all. Likewise, in September 2009 he got the English heavyweight title after his fight with John McDermott.

In 2012, he beat Martin Rogan to secure the Irish heavyweight title and in July also won the WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title over Vinny Maddalone. Two years later, he conquered the European and British heavyweight title after his fight with Dereck Chisora in November 2014. Almost two years later, after fail dope test, he came back and defeated Francesco Pianeta and Sefer Seferi in 2018.

Tyson Fury (left) match against Sefer Seferi on 9 June 2018 in Manchester, England (Picture: Zimbio)

For now, he is gearing up for his lineal heavyweight title against German boxer, Tom Schwarz. The match is going to set the place on 15 June 2019 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Apart from that, he has a net worth of $20 million.

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Tyson and His Wife & Kids

Tyson and his wife, Paris Fury are over a decade old to their nuptials. They first met around 2006 at a mutual friend’s wedding when his wife was just at the age of 15. Almost a year later, they coincidentally met at Paris 16th birthday, and the likeliness with each other started. Two years later, their traditional wedding was performed in front of 300 guests in 2008 at his wife hometown in Doncaster, South Yorks.

Tyson Fury with wife Paris on 28 April 2019 (Tyson’s Instagram)

The pair welcomed their first child, Venezuela in 2009, Prince John James in 2011 and Prince Tyson Fury II in 2016. Almost a year, later Valencia Amber Fury was born in December 2017. The family became seven upon the arrival of a son, Prince Adonis Amaziah on 28 February 2019.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tyson Fury

  • Tyson’s family has the most extended association with boxing since his father competed in the 1980s as “Gypsy” John Fury.
  • His brother made his boxing debut against the two-weight world champion, Ricky Hatton on 22 December 2018.
  • The athlete won the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles in July 2011, after defeating Dereck Chisora.
  • He and his cousin, Hughie Fury, was charged with the possession of banned substance by the UK Anti-Doping agency. For the record, he was removed of The Ring’s heavyweight title in 2016.
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