10 Unknown facts about Tyson Fury

  • After defeating Wilder, Fury became the second heavyweight after Muhammad Ali to win The Ring magazine championship twice, and the second heavyweight after Riddick Bowe to hold the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and WBO crowns. Fury is listed as the world's top active heavyweight by the International Boxing Rankings Board and as an alternative by BoxRec as of February 2020.

  • He won 30 of his 31 fights with knockouts and only drew one.

  • Tyson Fury is a two-division world heavyweight champion. Since fighting Deontay Wilder in February 2020, he has held the WBC and The Ring magazine belts, and he previously held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring magazine, and spiral crowns after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

  • When Fury and Paris Mullroy met, he was 17 and she was 15. They married at Doncaster, South Yorkshire's St. Peters in Chain Catholic Church in 2008.

  • When he was 11, Fury dropped out of Academy and began boxing with his father.

  • Fury's father, John Fury, was a professional prizefighter in the 1980s, therefore he has a lengthy background in the sport. Several professional prizefighters are related to Fury, including heavyweights Hughie Fury and Nathan Gorman, ex WBO middleweight world champion Andy Lee, and light heavyweight contender Hosea Burton.

  • On an international level, he was capable of representing both Ireland and England, winning multiple trophies in the process.

  • In 2011, Fury defeated undefeated heavyweight 'Derek Chisora' by unanimous decision, then in 2014, he defeated him for the second bout.

  • In 2012, Tyson Fury fought and won a unanimous decision against American world champion 'Kevin Johnson.'

  • Fury began boxing when he was ten years old, with his father serving as his instructor until 2011.

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