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Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury

British boxer
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Short biography

Tyson Luke Fury is a famous British heavyweight boxer.

Brief Biography

Tyson Fury was born in Wythenshawe, UK, on August 12, 1988.

Since childhood he took up boxing, thanks to his father.

During his amateur career played alternately for clubs in Ireland and Great Britain.

His first medal Tyson Fury got in 2006, when he took the third place at the World Youth Championship. And already in 2007 won junior European Championship, after that going to adult category.

Tyson Fury confidently continued his career up to 2016, earning new and new titles, while regularly confirming and defending old belts. The most famous fight of Tyson Fury during this period was the fight against Wladimir Klitschko, which ended with Fury's victory.

In 2016, Tyson Fury was accused of doping. Because of this, Fury sued the anti-doping agency of Great Britain, accusing the structure of defamation. The agency responded by publicly announcing the suspicion of doping use and temporarily disqualifying the boxer, which was only lifted in August 2016.

Three months after that Fury voluntarily relinquished three of his titles. He stated that he would not be able to defend them because of depression and drug problems.

In 2017, Fury announced the end of his career. However, he soon returned to the ring and as of 2019, he is not going to stop doing professional boxing.

Tyson Fury Statistics

Tyson Fury fought a total of 28 fights during his career, of which only one fight ended in a draw - in all other fights Fury won.

Tyson Fury is the holder of a whole series of titles:

  • British Heavyweight Champion.

  • British Heavyweight Champion.

  • British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion.

  • Irish Heavyweight Champion.

  • The WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion.

  • International WBO heavyweight champion.

  • European heavyweight champion, EBU.

  • World IBO Heavyweight Champion.

  • World Heavyweight Champion of the World, according to The Ring.

  • World Heavyweight Champion, WBA.

  • IBF World Heavyweight Champion.

  • World Heavyweight Champion of the World, WBO.

Personal Life of Tyson Fury

In 2008, Tyson Fury married his childhood friend Paris, whom he first met when he was 16. The married couple is raising two children: son Prince and daughter Venezuela.

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