101 Facts About Tyson Fury

1. Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have been granted additional time by the WBC to agree on a deal for their rematch.

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2. Tyson Fury responded to the controversy by denying he was homophobic and telling iFL TV that his critics could "suck my balls"—and labelled those who signed the petition as "50,000 wankers".

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3. Tyson Fury holds the cards and can call his own shots right now.

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4. Tyson Fury went down to Salt Ayre Sports Centre to meet the players and donned a Bulldogs jersey before getting stuck into a training session.

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5. Tyson Fury certainly looks ready for the challenge, and his GQ photo shoot saw him earn plenty of praise.

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6. Tyson Fury is set to make an announcement on the Wilder rematch in the next few weeks, with a deal near to completion.

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7. Tyson Fury responded to the controversy by denying he was homophobic and telling iFL TV that his critics could "suck my balls"—and labelled those who signed the petition as "50,000 wankers".

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8. Tyson Fury will fight against Jevgenijs Andrejevs for the title.

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9. On December 22, 2018, Tommy Tyson Fury will make his professional boxing debut in Manchester.

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10. In 2009, Tyson Fury exchanged vows with wife Paris after having dated for about four years.

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11. Tyson Fury comes from a family that has a long history with boxing.

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12. Tyson Fury continued to rise up the ranks, adding the Irish heavyweight title to his collection before coming up against American boxer Vinny Maddalone for the vacant WBO Inter-continental heavyweight title which he won.

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13. Tyson Fury was born on the 12th of August, 1988, in Wythenshawe, Manchester to an Irish Traveller family.

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14. Tyson Fury was stripped of the IBF title for being unable to grant a fight to their mandatory challenger, Vyacheslav Glazkov, due to agreeing to a rematch with Klitschko.

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15. Tyson Fury is looking lean and mean and is certainly ready for a big 2019.

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16. Tyson Fury was knocked down twice but was widely thought to have had the better of Wilder in the contest.

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17. Tyson Fury responded to the controversy by denying he was homophobic and telling iFL TV that his critics could "suck my balls"—and labelled those who signed the petition as "50,000 wankers".

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18. Tyson Fury got criticism because he said the world champion heptathlete, Jessica Ennis-Hill, a fellow contender for the BBC award, "slaps up good" and "looks quite fit in a dress.

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19. In September 2015 Tyson Fury expressed a desire to run as an independent candidate to be the UK Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale, opining that the government were too focused on immigrants and not enough on homeless people and those with drug and alcohol problems.

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20. Tyson Fury took advantage in round 11, landing enough shots and avoided anything Wilder could throw.

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21. Tyson Fury beat referee Jack Reiss' count and survived the round.

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22. In round 6, Tyson Fury switched to southpaw stance and had some success backing Wilder against the ropes and at the same time stayed cautious of Wilder's power.

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23. Tyson Fury said, "I think it was a calculated boxing performance.

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24. Tyson Fury was then warned by referee Phil Edwards in round 2.

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25. On 10 January 2018, Tyson Fury made an announcement through his Twitter account stating he would be re-applying for his boxing licence through the British Boxing Board of Control, before mentioning he would defend his Ring Magazine title in April 2018.

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26. On 23 December, Tyson Fury tweeted that he was back in training ahead of a ring return around April or May 2017.

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27. Tyson Fury cited problems with depression after a positive test for cocaine.

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28. Tyson Fury said, "Tyson was the faster and better man tonight.

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29. Tyson Fury was replaced by American journeyman Joey Abell.

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30. Tyson Fury was due to fight David Haye on 28 September 2013, in a fight which would have seen Fury fight on a pay-per-view platform for the first time.

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31. Tyson Fury fought wildly in the first two rounds of the bout, and was floored by Cunningham in the 2nd round.

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32. Tyson Fury said of the fight, "Johnson is just the kind of opponent that I want at this stage of my career,' Fury said.

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33. Tyson Fury controlled the fight from the onset and stunned Maddalone with a combination in the opening round.

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34. Tyson Fury vacated his British and Commonwealth belts in order to pursue a future world title match.

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35. Tyson Fury was forced to withdraw from the Irish national championships after officials from the Holy Trinity Boxing Club in West Belfast, the club of the then Irish amateur heavyweight champion, submitted a protest regarding his eligibility.

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36. Tyson Fury has styled himself as 'The Furious One' and '2 Fast' Fury.

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37. Tyson Fury is a distant relative of "self-styled King of the Gypsies" Bartley Gorman, hence Fury's own self-styled nickname, 'Gypsy King'.

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38. Tyson Fury is the older cousin of professional heavyweight Hughie Fury.

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39. Tyson Fury adds Freddie Roach to corner ahead of Deontay Wilder title fight.

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40. Tyson Fury absolutely blitzed his training session yesterday ahead of his bout against Deontay Wilder.

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41. Tyson Fury will have Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton in his.

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42. Tyson Fury has claimed he is more popular than Deontay Wilder in America.

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43. Tyson Fury claims he is more popular than Deontay Wilder ahead of world title fight.

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44. Tyson Fury talks a superior game, though, it must be said, since he's gotten his.

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45. Tyson Fury still showing charisma in new era for career.

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46. Tyson Fury adds trainer Freddie Roach to corner for Deontay Wilder fight.

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47. Tyson Fury clearly doesn't think much of Deontay Wilder's resume.

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48. Tyson Fury has shocked himself with his incredible physical transformation while training for Deontay Wilder title fight.

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49. Tyson Fury has hired Freddie Roach to be his cut man for the upcoming world title with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

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50. Tyson Fury switches training camps from Big Bear to Los Angeles.

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51. Tyson Fury is in the best shape of his life as he gears up for his heavyweight showdown with Deontay Wilder.

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52. Tyson Fury was atop the heavyweight division when he ended Wladimir Klitschko's 10-year reign as champion in 2015.

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53. Tyson Fury can pull off a stunning upset again and topple Deontay Wilder, claims former champion Paulie Malignaggi.

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54. Tyson Fury is back—and he wants a world title to his name .

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55. Tyson Fury has claimed Anthony Joshua turned down a £61million offer for two fights with Deontay Wilder.

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56. Tyson Fury says it is his 'calling' to help people with mental health problems.

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57. Tyson Fury was placed fourth in the BBC SPOTY competition and apologised at the ceremony for his comments, saying: "I've said a lot of stuff in the past and none of it is with intentions to hurt anybody.

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58. Tyson Fury stated that Olympic and world champion heptathlete, Jessica Ennis-Hill, a fellow contender for the BBC award, "slaps up good" and that she "looks quite fit in a dress.

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59. In 2013, Tyson Fury told an interviewer before his first fight at Madison Square Garden that he would "hang" his own sister if she was promiscuous.

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60. On 12 July 2018, it was announced that Tyson Fury would fight former two-time world title challenger Francesco Pianeta on 18 August.

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61. On 25 November 2017, Tyson Fury announced his comeback after signing with managerial group MTK Global.

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62. The fact that Tyson Fury had not fought for two years would have caused potential loss of earnings, possibly over £10 million.

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63. On 12 October, Tyson Fury revealed plans on social media that he intended to return to the ring in April 2018 in 'a great fight' and then fight a further two more times in 2018.

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64. Tyson Fury tweeted, "How long must I be held up and kept out of action? It's been 15 months since I've been under investigation, you're keeping an innocent man from fulfilling his destiny and from providing for his family.

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65. On 6 March 2017, Tyson Fury tweeted that his return fight would take place on 13 May 2017 and he was speaking to Frank Warren about possible opponents.

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66. On December 23, Tyson Fury tweeted that he was back in training ahead of a ring return around April or May 2017.

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67. In the post-fight interview, an emotional Tyson Fury said, "This is a dream come true.

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68. Tyson Fury claimed he went for an opponent that would give him a challenge rather than an 'easier' opponent, before challenging Klitschko.

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69. Tyson Fury used his jab to trouble Chisora and kept on the outside creating a distance with his longer reach.

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70. On 24 January 2014 it was announced that Tyson Fury would fight at the Copper Box Arena against Argentine veteran Gonzalo Omar Basile on 15 February.

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71. On 20 February 2013, it was reported that Tyson Fury would fight highly ranked American former world cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham in his United States debut at Madison Square Garden Theater on 20 April.

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72. Tyson Fury claimed he would score a good win, just as rival David Price did when he stopped Matt Skelton, a night earlier.

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73. On 12 November 2012, it was announced that Tyson Fury would fight American world title contender Kevin Johnson in a WBC title eliminator at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on 1 December.

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74. In the post-fight interviews, Tyson Fury said, "I knew it was a matter of time.

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75. On 11 September 2009, Tyson Fury fought John McDermott for the English heavyweight title, and won via a controversial points decision given by the referee after the full 10 rounds.

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76. Tyson Fury has opened up about what happened when he last met Anthony Joshua in a ring.

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77. Tyson Fury reveals what happened when he sparred with Anthony Joshua.

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78. Tyson Fury passes first round of drug testing, confirms WBC.

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79. Tyson Fury claims he once confronted Anthony Joshua and asked him for fight outside, tells full story.

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80. Tyson Fury claims he was banned from Wikipedia after making changes to a page dedicated to Wladimir Klitschko.

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81. Tyson Fury talks road to fitness as he prepares for Deontay Wilder.

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82. Tyson Fury says wife Paris claimed too fat return boxing speaks ahead Deontay Wilder fight.

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83. Tyson Fury says he's banned from Wikipedia after editing Wladimir Klitschko page.

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84. Tyson Fury went the much-needed 10 round distance, defeating Pianeta via a points decision.

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85. Tyson Fury had to come through in his bout against Pianeta.

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86. Tyson Fury weighed in at 258 pounds, 18 pounds lighter than he weighed against Seferi.

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87. Tyson Fury won the fight after Seferi quit on his stool after round 4.

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88. Tyson Fury weighed 276 pounds at the weigh in, 66 pounds heavier than Seferi.

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89. On 1 February 2018, Tyson Fury was stripped of The Ring magazine's heavyweight championship.

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90. Tyson Fury went on to win the fight when it came to a halt in the 8th round via RTD.

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91. Tyson Fury was victorious again after dominating the fight up until Chisora's corner pulled him out at the end of the 10th round.

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92. Tyson Fury was due to fight rival and heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora for the second time on 26 July 2014, for the European and once again the British heavyweight title.

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93. At this time, Tyson Fury floored Abell with a right hand.

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94. Tyson Fury won the fight via 4th-round TKO, which set up a rematch with Chisora for the Summer.

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95. Tyson Fury weighed 245.5 pounds, the lightest weight of his professional career to date.

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96. Tyson Fury put Rogan on the canvas with a left hook in the third round.

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97. On 14 April 2012, Tyson Fury traveled to Belfast to fight at the Odyssey Arena for the vacant Irish heavyweight title.

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98. Tyson Fury admitted he got caught flush, "He caught me with a good punch and I had to come back from it.

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99. On 17 September 2011, Tyson Fury fought 32-year-old fringe contender Nicolai Firtha in a non-title bout at the King's Hall, Belfast.

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100. On 23 July 2011, Tyson Fury faced undefeated heavyweight Dereck Chisora for the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles at Wembley Arena in London.

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101. Tyson Fury scored two more victories against Tomas Mrazek and Hans-Joerg Blasko before facing McDermott in a rematch on 25 June 2010.

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