How Many Belts Does Tyson Fury Currently Hold?

Published 10/09/2021, 5:46 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury enters the ring prior to the Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury ranks among the most skilled and technical fighters of the modern boxing era. He is one of those few boxers who has kept the heavyweight division extremely captivating and is one of the prime fighters in that decorated roster. Having been unbeaten, he has claimed many belts in his career. But how many titles does he hold at present.

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‘The Gypsy King’ has two straps under his wing- the WBC heavyweight title and the Ring heavyweight title. He won this strap in 2020, but it wasn’t his maiden world title win.

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In fact, in 2015, he outclassed Wladimir Klitschko to bag the WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO heavyweight titles. However, he took a hiatus and had to relinquish his belts.

Once he was back, Fury regained his old momentum and returned to the top. Now, however, he will have to defend his position at the top to ensure he can go ahead and aim to hold all his belts at the same time.

Tyson Fury – Journey to become the WBC heavyweight champ

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury‘s first fight ended with a draw, resulting in an undeniable rematch. The second fight took place in February 2020 and Fury had a strong intent to come out with the WBC belt.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth round during their Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

As a result, the Lancashire native employed his finest strategies to hammer Wilder. He ended the fight in just 7 rounds. Throughout this battle, he didn’t let ‘The Bronze Bomber’ win a single round.

Watch this story – Tyson Fury’s Intense Training Routine For His Trilogy Fight Against Deontay Wilder

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He used his massive reach to cut the distance, and subsequently, he landed countless right hands on Wilder, dropping him twice on the canvas.

This was a special win with which he bagged the WBC heavyweight strap. Do you think Tyson Fury is a living legend?

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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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