Tommy Fury, born on 7 May 1999 in Manchester, England, is a professional boxer and reality television personality. He gained fame when he took a break from his boxing career in 2019 to participate in the fifth series of the popular ITV2 dating reality show, Love Island. During the show, he was coupled with Molly-Mae Hague, and they finished as runners-up.
Tommy Fury is the younger half-brother of the heavyweight world champion boxer, Tyson Fury. His father, John Fury, has Irish Traveller heritage, while his mother, Chantal, is of Mauritian descent.
In his professional boxing career, Fury made his debut on 22 December 2018, facing Jevgenijs Andrejevs and securing a four-round points decision victory at the Manchester Arena. This fight was part of the undercard of the Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton featherweight world title bout. In his second professional fight, he achieved his first stoppage victory, knocking out Callum Ide in the first round on 23 March 2019.
Fury then temporarily stepped away from boxing to participate in a reality television program. However, he returned to the ring on 21 December 2019, scoring a first-round technical knockout victory over Przemyslaw Binienda at the Copper Box Arena in London, which was broadcast live on BT Sport.
Throughout his professional career, Tommy Fury continued to impress, recording four consecutive wins, including a knockout victory over Genadij Krajevskij in November 2020. He further improved his record with a knockout victory over Scott Williams in February 2021 and a points victory over Jordan Grant in June 2021.
In August 2021, Fury made his U.S. debut on the undercard of the Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley fight, where he defeated Anthony Taylor by unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the fight 40-36 in his favor.
Tommy Fury’s career both in boxing and entertainment has contributed to his rising popularity and has solidified his position in the public eye.