Fury was born in Manchester, England on May 7, 1999. John Fury’s parents were Irish Travellers, and his mother was from Mauritius. Tyson Fury, the current heavyweight champion of the world is his half-brother. Let’s read in this post more about Tommy Fury.
Who is Tommy Fury?
Tommy Fury is a British professional boxer and reality TV star. He took a break from boxing in 2019 to appear on Love Island, a British dating reality show broadcast on ITV2. After a competitive season with partner Molly-Mae Hague, they came in second place.
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When did Tommy Fury Become a Professional Boxing Champion?
Fury won his first professional fight by unanimous four-round points on December 22, 2018 against Jevgenijs Andrejevs at the Manchester Arena in Manchester. It was on the card with Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton for the WBO featherweight title.
On March 23, 2019 in his second professional fight, he knocked out Callum Ide (0-26-2) for the first time in his career. In his first fight back after taking nine months off to appear on a reality TV show, Fury defeated Przemyslaw Binienda (2-26) via first-round technical knockout at London’s Copper Box Arena on December 21, 2019.
Tommy Fury defeated Genadij Krajevskij for his fourth straight victory on November 13, 2020. In the first round, the fighters were trading shots but in the second, Fury began landing clean blows. Second round knockout as Fury dropped Krajevskij with a huge uppercut.
On June 5, 2021, Fury beat Jordan Grant by unanimous decision moving his record to 6-0. Undercard of Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley on August 29, 2021, Fury made his debut in the United States. All three judges had him winning the bout with Anthony Taylor (1-0) by a score of 40-36.
On December 18, 2021, Fury was set to box Jake Paul, a popular YouTuber who has since turned to boxing. Fury, however was forced to withdraw from the fight after sustaining a broken rib and a bacterial chest infection.
On April 23, 2022 at Wembley Stadium in London on the undercard of his brother Tyson Fury’s WBC and The Ring title fight against Dillian Whyte, Fury returned to the ring and won a unanimous decision over Daniel Bocianski. When Fury knocked out Bocianski, he challenged Jake Paul to a match.
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Do you know that recently the match between Fury and Paul was scheduled for February 26, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and in this match Tommy Fury wins against Jake Paul (76-73, 76-73 and 74-75) Paul knocks Fury out in the eighth with a left jab.
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