The king of boxing is the the heavyweight champion, and the heavyweight champion is Tyson Fury. Fury, known as "The Gypsy King" on his social media accounts, has been a dominant force ever since he first stepped into the ring over a decade ago.
He registered 30 wins, no losses and one tie in that time span. The lone tie came in a controversial bout against Deontay Wilder. Wilder gave Fury a run for his money in the rematch, but Fury came out on top and is thinking nothing but sweep in the trilogy fight in Las Vegas. He isn't letting anyone take his WBC heavyweight title anytime soon.
The Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, native has had a career full of success. It doesn't mean he hasn't had his struggles. After defending his heavyweight titles against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015, Fury took a hiatus to focus on his mental health and was stripped of his belts. He returned two years later and successfully reclaimed his place at the top of the boxing world.
Throughout his career, there has been no bigger supporter in Fury's corner than his wife Paris. Their love story began as teenagers.
Tyson Fury's Wife Paris Fury
Paris Fury hails from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. She and Tyson met for the first time when she was 15 and he was 17. The two immediately fell for each other and the couple tied the knot in November 2008.
Like her husband Tyson, Paris was also raised in an Irish traveller family.
Paris is a model, TV personality and author. She is a panelist on the British talk show "Loose Women" and has an upcoming book called "Love & Fury" about her life with the heavyweight boxing champ.
When she's not modeling, writing or on TV, Paris is busy being a mom.
Tyson Fury Children
Boxer Tyson Fury and his wife Paris have six children together: daughters Valencia Amber, Venezuela Amber and Athena and sons Prince John James, Prince Tyson Fury II and Prince Adonis Amaziah. Yes, you read that correctly. All of the Fury boys are named Prince.
Fury explained his reasoning for naming all of his sons Prince in the ITV documentary "Tyson Fury: The Gypsy King," which followed the Fury family leading up to his second fight against Wilder:
"I'm a king and they're princes until they earn their rightful name." -- Tyson Fury
Paris unfortunately suffered two miscarriages while building a family. The first was in 2014 and the second happened the day after Tyson defeated Sefer Seferi in 2018. Nonetheless, the Fury family added an eighth member this past summer. Tyson and Paris welcomed their sixth child, daughter Athena Fury, in August 2021. The family resides in Morecambe, Lancashire, England.
Tyson isn't the only boxer in his family. His half-brother Tommy Fury is a rising light-heavyweight slugger who also starred on the fifth season of the British reality TV show "Love Island."
Yes, winning a UFC or WWE title is a great feat. But, there's something special about winning the world heavyweight boxing title. Tyson Fury has all the support he needs to defend his belt.
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