Tyson Fury is a British professional boxer who was born on August 12, 1988, in Manchester, England.
He is a former unified heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring magazine titles.
Fury is known for his unorthodox boxing style, quick footwork and impressive defensive skills.
He is also known for his charismatic personality and colorful antics both inside and outside the ring.
Fury has a professional record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 22 of his wins coming by way of knockout.
He is considered one of the best heavyweight boxers of his generation and is widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
Tyson Fury net worth
According to Economic Times, Fury had an estimated net worth of $65 million.
How did Tyson Fury make his fortune?
Fury has made his fortune primarily through his successful boxing career.
He has won multiple titles, including the WBA, IBF, WBO and The Ring heavyweight championships, and has remained undefeated in the ring.
Fury has earned a significant amount of money from his fights, with his career earnings reaching impressive figures.
His net worth also includes his fixed assets, cash in hand, stocks, debtors and investments.
Fury has also diversified his income streams beyond the boxing ring, with endorsement deals with several companies, including BT Sport, Lucozade and Betfair.
He is also the co-founder of the energy drink company Furiocity.
Fury takes pride in his heritage and has a collection of memorabilia that he aspires to inspire others to embrace.
Tyson Fury career
Fury’s career began when he was denied the right to fight for Ireland and the Olympics, having to trace his family history back to Ireland.
He has a unique boxing style that has evolved over the years, and he is known for his mental strength, varied footwork, upper body dynamism, ability to grow and tactical nous.
Fury has had a successful career, with a record of 33-0-1 (24 KOs).
He has held the World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title since 2020.
Fury has fought in two different trilogies, beating Derek Chisora all three fights (2 KOs and a unanimous decision) and is 2-0-1 with 2 KOs against Deontay Wilder (with a split draw in the first fight.
He has notable victories over Wladimir Klitschko and Dillian Whyte.
Fury’s career earnings have reached impressive figures, and he has established himself as one of the wealthiest and most influential athletes in the world.
He has earned a significant amount of money from his fights.
Fury’s career highlights include his upset victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Germany on November 28, 2015.
He defied his critics and boxed out of his skin, and his movement and counter-punching caused problems for Klitschko.
Fury’s victory over Klitschko made him the WBA, IBF, WBO and The Ring heavyweight champion.
His trilogy with Deontay Wilder was also a highlight of his career, with Fury winning two of the three fights.
Tyson Fury controversies
Fury has been involved in several controversies throughout his career.
In 2013, he was fined £3,000 by the Boxing Board of Control for making anti-gay comments about fellow boxers David Price and Tony Bellew on Twitter.
Later that year, Fury got into a social media spat with Lennox Lewis and Wladimir Klitschko, which led to an investigation by the British Boxing Board of Control.
In 2015, after his win over Wladimir Klitschko, a video clip resurfaced in which Fury made controversial comments about women in boxing and sports, appearing to reference ring girls instead of female boxers.
In 2016, Fury and his cousin Hughie were charged by UK Anti-Doping with the presence of a prohibited substance, namely nandrolone, from a sample taken 16 months earlier.
He blamed the elevated nandrolone levels on eating uncastrated wild boar and declared his and Hughie’s innocence.
Additionally, Fury’s personal life has also been a subject of controversy.
In 2016, he decided to vacate the WBA (Unified), WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles, citing mental health problems and the need for medical treatment, as well as spending time with his family.
He has been open about his struggles with mental health and has received both support and criticism for his actions and statements.
Fury has also been involved in various other controversies, including allegations of sourcing large quantities of cocaine from South America and running daily operations from his Dubai headquarters, which were not substantiated.
Despite these controversies, he has remained a prominent figure in the boxing world, winning the WBC heavyweight title in 2020 and maintaining his status as a top-ranked heavyweight boxer.