Brit Tyson Luke Fury, known as “The Gypsy King,” is a prominent figure in professional boxing, known for his impressive skills and charismatic personality. Before turning professional, Fury had a notable amateur career, where he laid the foundation for his future successes in the ring.
- Fury started boxing at a young age under the guidance of his father and former boxer, John Fury.
Amateur Career Achievements
- 2006 World Junior Championships: Fury won a bronze medal representing Ireland in the super-heavyweight division.
- 2007 European Union Junior Championships: He claimed the gold medal, representing Great Britain.
- 2007 European Junior Championships: Fury won a silver medal in the super-heavyweight category.
- 2008 English National Championship: He secured the gold medal in the super-heavyweight division in London.
- Overall Amateur Record: Fury amassed an impressive 31-4 record during his amateur career, including 26 knockouts.
Notable Matches and Tournaments
- 2006 Chemnitz City Cup: Fury was the gold medalist in the junior division (+91kg) in Chemnitz, Germany.
- 2007 Donbass Junior Cup: He earned a silver medal in Donetsk, Ukraine, in the super-heavyweight category.
- Representation: Fury represented both England and Ireland at various international levels, showcasing his skills against seasoned opponents from around the world.
Challenges and Decisions
- Olympic Ambitions: Fury aspired to compete in the 2008 Olympics but was not selected to represent Great Britain, as each country is limited to one boxer per weight division. David Price was chosen instead.
- Eligibility Issues: He faced challenges in qualifying for Ireland and withdrew from the Irish national championships due to a dispute over his eligibility.
- Decision to Turn Professional: Feeling disillusioned with amateur boxing, Fury decided not to wait for the 2012 Olympics and turned professional in 2008, at the age of 20.
Fury’s amateur career was marked by significant achievements and challenges that shaped his path to professional boxing. His success in various championships and his overall record reflect his potential, which he later fully realized in his professional career. Fury’s transition from amateur to professional was driven by his ambition and the limitations he faced in amateur boxing, particularly regarding Olympic participation.
Tyson Fury: Pro Career- Fight Results & Stats
|35||Win||34–0–1||Francis Ngannou||SD||10||28 Oct 2023||Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
|34||Win||33–0–1||Derek Chisora||TKO||10 (12), 2:51||3 Dec 2022||Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England||Retained WBC heavyweight title|
|33||Win||32–0–1||Dillian Whyte||TKO||6 (12), 2:59||23 Apr 2022||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Retained WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles|
|32||Win||31–0–1||Deontay Wilder||KO||11 (12), 1:10||9 Oct 2021||T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US||Retained WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles|
|31||Win||30–0–1||Deontay Wilder||TKO||7 (12), 1:39||22 Feb 2020||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US||Won WBC and vacant The Ring heavyweight titles|
|30||Win||29–0–1||Otto Wallin||UD||12||14 Sep 2019||T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US|
|29||Win||28–0–1||Tom Schwarz||TKO||2 (12), 2:54||15 Jun 2019||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US||Won WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title|
|28||Draw||27–0–1||Deontay Wilder||SD||12||1 Dec 2018||Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, US||For WBC heavyweight title|
|27||Win||27–0||Francesco Pianeta||PTS||10||18 Aug 2018||Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|26||Win||26–0||Sefer Seferi||RTD||4 (10), 3:00||9 Jun 2018||Manchester Arena, Manchester, England|
|25||Win||25–0||Wladimir Klitschko||UD||12||28 Nov 2015||Esprit Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany||Won WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight titles|
|24||Win||24–0||Christian Hammer||RTD||8 (12), 3:00||28 Feb 2015||The O2 Arena, London, England||Retained WBO International heavyweight title|
|23||Win||23–0||Derek Chisora||RTD||10 (12), 3:00||29 Nov 2014||ExCeL, London, England||Won European, WBO International, and vacant British heavyweight titles|
|22||Win||22–0||Joey Abell||TKO||4 (10), 1:48||15 Feb 2014||Copper Box Arena, London, England|
|21||Win||21–0||Steve Cunningham||KO||7 (12), 2:55||20 Apr 2013||The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, US|
|20||Win||20–0||Kevin Johnson||UD||12||1 Dec 2012||Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|19||Win||19–0||Vinny Maddalone||TKO||5 (12), 1:35||7 Jul 2012||Hand Arena, Clevedon, England||Won vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title|
|18||Win||18–0||Martin Rogan||TKO||5 (12), 3:00||14 Apr 2012||Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland||Won vacant Irish heavyweight title|
|17||Win||17–0||Neven Pajkić||TKO||3 (12), 2:44||12 Nov 2011||EventCity, Manchester, England||Retained Commonwealth heavyweight title|
|16||Win||16–0||Nicolai Firtha||TKO||5 (12), 2:19||18 Sep 2011||King’s Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|15||Win||15–0||Derek Chisora||UD||12||23 Jul 2011||Wembley Arena, London, England||Won British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles|
|14||Win||14–0||Marcelo Luiz Nascimento||KO||5 (10), 2:48||19 Feb 2011||Wembley Arena, London, England|
|13||Win||13–0||Zack Page||UD||8||19 Dec 2010||Colisée Pepsi, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|12||Win||12–0||Rich Power||PTS||8||10 Sep 2010||York Hall, London, England|
|11||Win||11–0||John McDermott||TKO||9 (12), 1:08||25 Jun 2010||Brentwood Centre Arena, Brentwood, England||Won vacant English heavyweight title|
|10||Win||10–0||Hans-Jörg Blasko||TKO||1 (8), 2:14||5 Mar 2010||Leisure Centre, Huddersfield, England|
|9||Win||9–0||Tomas Mrazek||PTS||6||26 Sep 2009||The O2, Dublin, Ireland|
|8||Win||8–0||John McDermott||PTS||10||11 Sep 2009||Brentwood Centre Arena, Brentwood, England||Won English heavyweight title|
|7||Win||7–0||Aleksandrs Selezens||TKO||3 (6), 0:48||18 Jul 2009||York Hall, London, England|
|6||Win||6–0||Scott Belshaw||TKO||2 (8), 0:52||23 May 2009||Colosseum, Watford, England|
|5||Win||5–0||Matthew Ellis||KO||1 (6), 0:48||11 Apr 2009||York Hall, London, England|
|4||Win||4–0||Lee Swaby||RTD||4 (6), 3:00||14 Mar 2009||Aston Events Centre, Birmingham, England|
|3||Win||3–0||Daniil Peretyatko||RTD||2 (6), 3:00||28 Feb 2009||Showground, Norwich, England|
|2||Win||2–0||Marcel Zeller||TKO||3 (6), 2:50||17 Jan 2009||DW Stadium, Wigan, England|
|1||Win||1–0||Béla Gyöngyösi||TKO||1 (6), 2:14||6 Dec 2008||National Ice Centre, Nottingham, England|
Tyson Fury – Overall Net Worth
As of now, Tyson Fury’s net worth is estimated to be around £54 million ($65 million).
Earnings from Major Fights:
- Against Dereck Chisora (2014): Over £9.9 million ($12 million).
- Against Christian Hammer (2015): Over £4.1 million ($5 million).
- Against Wladimir Klitschko (2015): Over £5.8 million ($7 million).
- Against Sefer Seferi (2018): About £1.6 million ($2 million).
- Against Deontay Wilder (First Fight): Guaranteed purse of £2.5 million ($3 million), with total earnings around £8.4 million ($10 million) including pay-per-view buys.
- Against Otto Wallin and Tom Schwartz: Earned £7.4 million ($9 million) and £10.7 million ($13 million), respectively.
- Wilder Rematch and Trilogy Fight: Guaranteed purse of £4.1 million ($5 million), total earnings from the trilogy fight about £22 million ($27 million).
- Against Dillian Whyte (2022): Approximately £25 million ($30 million).
- Upcoming Fight Against Derek Chisora (2023): Expected to take home a guaranteed purse of £20 million ($25 million).
- 2022 Endorsement Earnings: Over £1.6 million ($2 million).
- Deal with ESPN (2019): Over £83 million ($100 million).
- Main Sponsors: WOW Hydrate and Fashion Nova.
Tyson Fury’s earnings reflect his success and popularity in the sport, with substantial purses from his fights and lucrative endorsement deals contributing to his financial profile.