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Tyson Fury was born in Manchester, England but was raised in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
He began boxing at the age of 12 and by the age of 18 he had already won his first professional fight.
Before turning pro, Tyson Fury was an amateur fighter who won the Junior ABA Championships.
In 2008, Fury was awarded the ‘Young Boxer of the Year’ award by the British Boxing Board of Control.
Tyson Fury is a devout Christian and often credits his faith as a driving force behind his success.
Fury was the first undefeated heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
In 2015, Tyson Fury became the first boxer to hold the Ring Magazine, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles at the same time.
Fury has also competed in wrestling, having a match against Braun Strowman at WWE Crown Jewel in 2019.
In 2020, Tyson Fury was named the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Tyson Fury has also established himself as a successful businessman and entrepreneur, having launched his own clothing line and vodka brand.
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