Who Is Tommy Fury and Why Is He Making Waves in Boxing?

Published 10/22/2021, 2:49 PM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 21: Tommy Fury celebrates victory during the Light-Heavyweight fight between Tommy Fury and Przemslaw Binienda at Copper Box Arena on December 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)


Tommy Fury is an aspiring professional boxer from the UK. Fury is most known for his appearance on the reality TV show Love Island UK. He also made a name for himself in boxing, building up an unbeaten record against relatively inconsequential opposition.

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Manchester , United Kingdom – 22 December 2018; Tommy Fury celebrates after defeating Jevgenijs Andrejev in their light-heavyweight bout at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Is Tommy Fury related to Tyson Fury?

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Tommy Fury is the half-brother of the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury. Tyson Fury helps his younger brother with training, the two often spar each other. Tyson Fury also accompanies ‘The Gypsy King’ in his corner for almost all his fights.

Who is Tommy Fury’s girlfriend? 

In season 5 of Love Island, Tommy Fury met Molly-Mae Hague. The pair stuck to each other throughout the entire season and finished runners-up on the show. Fury and Molly-Mae are still together and the pair celebrated their two-year anniversary in July 2021.

According to Cosmopolitan, Fury and his girlfriend have been living together since the summer of 2020 and are planning to start a family together. Molly-Mae is a full-time influencer who boasts more than 6 million followers on Instagram and 1.5 million subscribers on YouTube.

Tommy Fury’s Net Worth

According to The Sun, Tommy Fury’s net worth is reportedly over $1.3 million. Following his appearance on Love Island, the Brit bagged a number of endorsements and sponsorships alongside his girlfriend. Other than this, he also earns from his fights. Fury has fought seven times in his professional career so far.

Fury boasts of an unbeaten record with 7 wins and 0 losses, with four wins by knockout and three by judges’ decision. His last fight came against Anthony Taylor earlier this year in the undercard of the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight.

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Tommy Fury next fight

Tommy Fury went back and forth with YouTuber turned boxer Jake ‘The Problem Child’ Paul ever since they met each other in Ohio. After months of back and forth, the pair is set to finally get in the ring against each other in December of 2021, according to The Sun.

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 21: Tommy Fury celebrates victory during the Light-Heavyweight fight between Tommy Fury and Przemslaw Binienda at Copper Box Arena on December 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

If the fight does take place, both fighters will be putting their unbeaten records on the line. For Fury, however, it is much more than that. His family has said that they will disown him if he loses to a YouTuber, especially Jake Paul. “He’s going to have to win the fight, otherwise the family is going to disown him,” said Frank Warren.

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“You should have heard them in the dressing room, just before the Wilder fight. I was there when they told him [they’d disown him],” Warren said. So Fury will be fighting for his pride when he faces the YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul.

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Who do you think will win? Will Tommy Fury be the one to put an end to Jake Paul’s boxing career? Or will he just fuel the fire to the hype Paul has created for himself?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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