Bizarre: Tyson Fury Once Swapped His Rolls Royce Cullinan for a Volkswagen

Published 12/21/2021, 11:30 AM EST
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury before the fight REUTERS/Steve Marcus


Tyson Fury is one of the best heavyweights in this era. The Briton witnessed a few trials in his career, however; he bounced back from every adversity to cement his legacy in the big division. Fury is not only famous for his boxing prowess and achievements, but he’s equally known for his comical and unusual activities outside the sport.

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Fans are well acquainted with his witty jibes at his opponents. But are you aware of the fact that ‘The Gypsy King’ once sold his plush Rolls Royce Cullinan for a Volkswagen Passat?

Recently, an old video emerged on the internet, wherein Fury can be seen showing off his Passat after selling off his Rolls Royce Cullinan.

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He said, “There she goes, my beloved Rolls Royce Cullinan! Fair play, goodbye forever. Now, there’s my car these days, 56 plate Passat diesel.”

The WBC heavyweight king is a fan of cars and he has had some of the biggest car brands in his garage. Be it from Ferrari GTC4Lusso to Rolls Royce Cullinan to Mini Cooper.

Tommy Fury, in October this year, put on a performance of his life against Deontay Wilder. The duo looked to settle their rivalry in this third meet and no one could have asked for more from the two.

Fury was the aggressor for a major chunk. However, Wilder kept the fight leveled by dropping the Brit twice in the fight.

Tyson Fury – An ultimate heavyweight star

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‘The Gypsy King’ was certainly got his mettle tested against a polished Deontay Wilder. Yet, even after going down twice on the canvas, he showed stern resilience by going toe to toe with the Alabama native.

Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury in action against Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Dropping him multiple times in the fight, Fury finally attained a win in round 11 with a blistering right hook.

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With this, ‘The Gypsy King’ secured the biggest win of his career against a stout opponent in Wilder. Also, Fury made a statement that night, thus establishing himself as the ultimate heavyweight star.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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