Tyson Fury will defend his WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles in a highly anticipated trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder. Ahead of this heavyweight title clash, let's take a look at five fascinating facts about 'The Gypsy King.'
Fury was born three months premature and weighed only 1 pound.
Fury's father, John Fury, named him after the heavyweight legend Mike Tyson as he was a fighter and survived premature birth.
Fury's father and his grandfather both were from Tuam and are of Irish Traveller descent.
Tyson Fury's half-brother Tommy Fury is a rising prospect in boxing. Moreover, his father is a former professional boxer, and his uncle Peter Fury is a renowned boxing trainer.
Fury is an ardent fan of soccer, and his favorite team is Manchester United F.C. He also supports the England national team.