Tommy Fury

Tommy Fury
Tommy Fury and Molly Mae Hague at the National Television Awards.jpg
Fury and Molly-Mae Hague interviewed by UKGossip TV at the National Television Awards in 2020
Statistics
Nickname(s)TNT
Weight(s)Light-heavyweight
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Reach80 in (203 cm)
NationalityBritish
BornThomas Michael John Fury
(1999-05-07) 7 May 1999 (age 22)
Manchester, England
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record[1]
Total fights7
Wins7
Wins by KO4
Losses0

Thomas Michael John Fury (born 7 May 1999) is a British professional boxer and reality television star. In June 2019, he took time off from boxing to star in the fifth series of the dating reality television show Love Island. He is a half-brother of heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury.

Early life

Tommy Fury was born on 7 May 1999 in Manchester, England. His father John Fury is of Irish Traveller descent and his mother Chantal is of Mauritian descent. He is a half-brother of heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury.[2]

Professional boxing career

Fury made his professional debut against Jevgenijs Andrejevs (10–102–3) on 22 December 2018 at the Manchester Arena, Manchester, scoring a four-round points decision (PTS) victory (40–36).[3] The fight was part of the undercard of the Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton featherweight world title fight.[4][5] In his second fight he recorded the first stoppage of his professional career, defeating Callum Ide (0–26–2) via first-round knockout (KO) on 23 March 2019.[6]

After stepping away from boxing for nine months to take part in a reality television programme, Fury returned to the ring on 21 December 2019, scoring a first-round technical knockout (TKO) victory over Przemyslaw Binienda (2–26) at the Copper Box Arena in London.[7] The fight was televised live on BT Sport.[8]

On 13 November 2020, Tommy Fury recorded his fourth straight win, against Genadij Krajevskij (0–12). Both fighters were trading in the first round, but it was the second round where Fury started landing clean shots. The fight would end in the second round, after Fury knocked out Krajevskij with a big uppercut.[9] Fury improved to 6–0 with a points victory over Jordan Grant on 5 June 2021.[10]

On 29 August 2021, Fury made his debut on U.S. soil on the undercard of Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley. He defeated Anthony Taylor (0–1) by unanimous decision with 40–36 on all three judges' scorecards.[11]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
7 fights 7 wins 0 losses
By knockout 4 0
By decision 3 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
7 Win 7–0 United States Anthony Taylor UD 4 29 Aug 2021 United States Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio, US
6 Win 6–0 United Kingdom Jordan Grant PTS 4 5 Jun 2021 United Kingdom Telford International Centre, Telford, England
5 Win 5–0 United Kingdom Scott Williams TKO 2 (4), 2:05 27 Feb 2021 United Kingdom Copper Box Arena, London, England
4 Win 4–0 Lithuania Genadij Krajevskij KO 2 (4), 2:56 13 Nov 2020 United Kingdom BT Sport Studio, London, England
3 Win 3–0 Poland Przemyslaw Binienda TKO 1 (6), 1:02 21 Dec 2019 United Kingdom Copper Box Arena, London, England
2 Win 2–0 United Kingdom Callum Ide KO 1 (4), 1:34 23 Mar 2019 United Kingdom Leicester Arena, Leicester, England
1 Win 1–0 Latvia Jevgenijs Andrejevs PTS 4 22 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Manchester Arena, Manchester, England

Love Island

In June 2019, he took part in series 5 of the ITV2 dating reality show Love Island, finishing as a runner-up alongside girlfriend Molly-Mae Hague.[12][13]

References

  1. ^ "Boxing record for Tommy Fury". BoxRec.
  2. ^ Varney, Alex (2019-11-12). "Tommy Fury: I have made my own name... now I want to become a great fighter". TalkSPORT. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  3. ^ "BoxRec: Bout". boxrec.com. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  4. ^ Fletcher, Jerrell (2018-10-22). "Tommy Fury, Brother of Tyson Fury, to Make Professional Debut!". 3KINGSBOXING.COM. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  5. ^ "Warrington vs Frampton undercard completes the best bill of 2018". BT.com. Retrieved 2019-11-18.
  6. ^ Murphy, Darragh (23 March 2018). "Tyson Fury watches younger brother Tommy scores first stoppage professional career". www.sportsjoe.ie. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Tommy Fury: Love Island star beats Przemyslaw Binienda in 62 seconds". 2019-12-21. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  8. ^ "Fight Night Live: Dubois v Fujimoto - A complete guide". BT.com. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  9. ^ "Denzel Bentley Stops Mark Heffron in Four, Tommy Fury Wins". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved 2020-11-21.
  10. ^ Staff, BoxingScene. "Tommy Fury Tested, Wins Competitive Decision Over Jordan Grant". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved 2021-08-30.
  11. ^ "Tommy Fury eases to points victory on US debut on Jake Paul undercard". The Independent. 2021-08-30. Retrieved 2021-08-30.
  12. ^ Prenderville, Liam; 13:32, 8 Nov 2019Updated14:50 (2019-11-08). "Tommy Fury confirms boxing return in first fight since Love Island". mirror. Retrieved 2019-11-18.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  13. ^ Starkey, Adam (2019-09-03). "Love Island's Tommy Fury reveals what to expect from new reality series Meet The Furys". Retrieved 2019-11-18.

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