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Tommy Fury Biography
Tommy Fury is a British professional boxer and reality television personality. He was born on May 7, 1999 in the United Kingdom. In 2019, he decided to take a break from his professional boxing career in order to participate in the fifth season of the dating reality television show Love Island, which is shown on ITV2. The duo came in second place overall in the competition, which they shared with their partner Molly-Mae Hague. He is the youngest of the two halves of Tyson Fury’s family.
Fury was born on May 7th, 1999 in the city of Manchester, which is located in England. His mother, who is of Mauritian heritage, was born in Mauritius, and his father, John Fury, is of Irish Traveller descent. His half-brother, Tyson Fury, is the reigning heavyweight world champion.
On December 22, 2018, at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Fury made his debut in the professional ranks by winning a four-round points decision (PTS) victory over Jevgenijs Andrejevs (10–102–3). Fury won the fight via points decision (PTS) (40–36). The bout took place as a preliminary bout on the undercard of the featherweight world title fight between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton. On March 23, 2019, in his second bout, he won the first fight of his professional career by defeating Callum Ide (0–26–2) through a first-round knockout (KO). This was the first stoppage of his career.
After taking a break from boxing for nine months to take part in a reality television program, Fury made his return to the ring on the 21st of December, 2019, at the Copper Box Arena in London, where he defeated Przemyslaw Binienda (2–26) via first-round technical knockout (TKO).
The fight was shown live on BT Sport’s television channels.
Tommy Fury defeated Genadij Krajevskij on the 13th of November, 2020, to achieve his fourth consecutive victory (0–12). In the first round, Fury and his opponent were exchanging shots back and forth, but it wasn’t until the second round that Fury began landing clean shots. After delivering a powerful uppercut in the second round, Fury was able to knock Krajevskij out of the ring and terminate the fight. On June 5, 2021, Fury defeated Jordan Grant via a points victory, bringing his record to a perfect 6-0.
On the undercard of Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley’s fight on August 29, 2021, Fury made his debut in the United States. He won the fight by a unanimous decision, defeating Anthony Taylor (0–1) by a score of 40–36 on all three judges’ scorecards.
On December 18, 2021, the fight between Fury and YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul was supposed to take place. However, Fury was forced to withdraw from the fight because he was suffering from a bacterial chest infection as well as a broken rib.
Professional boxing record
|hide8 fights||8 wins||0 losses|
|8||Win||8–0||Daniel Bocianski||PTS||6||23 Apr 2022||Wembley Stadium, London, England|
|7||Win||7–0||Anthony Taylor||UD||4||29 Aug 2021||Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio, US|
|6||Win||6–0||Jordan Grant||PTS||4||5 Jun 2021||Telford International Centre, Telford, England|
|5||Win||5–0||Scott Williams||TKO||2 (4), 2:05||27 Feb 2021||Copper Box Arena, London, England|
|4||Win||4–0||Genadij Krajevskij||KO||2 (4), 2:56||13 Nov 2020||BT Sport Studio, London, England|
|3||Win||3–0||Przemyslaw Binienda||TKO||1 (6), 1:02||21 Dec 2019||Copper Box Arena, London, England|
|2||Win||2–0||Callum Ide||KO||1 (4), 1:34||23 Mar 2019||Leicester Arena, Leicester, England|
|1||Win||1–0||Jevgenijs Andrejevs||PTS||4||22 Dec 2018||Manchester Arena, Manchester, England|
In June of 2019, he competed in the fifth season of the dating reality show Love Island, which is broadcast on ITV2, and he and his partner Molly-Mae Hague finished in second place.