Tommy Fury: Record, KOs, height, trainer and everything you need to know about the former Love Island star as he targets Jake Paul fight

What are Tommy Fury's professional stats? Find out with BT Sport as his war of words with Jake Paul continues.

Published: 26 August 2021 - 2.23pm

Having shot to fame in the Love Island villa, Tommy Fury is now looking to make his name in the boxing ring.

Half brother to world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, Tommy is hoping to climb the ranks of the light heavyweight division and step out of his sibling's shadow under the guidance of his father John and promoter Frank Warren.

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Most recently the 22-year-old has found himself embroiled in an ongoing online war of words with YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul.

Paul has named Fury on his 'hit-list' of fighters he has in his sights and a showbiz grudge match is expected to take place in the near future.

The Manchester-born fighter will make his first appearance on American soil later this month on the undercard of Paul's latest pro fight against UFC great Tyron Woodley.

Tommy Fury: Amateur career

With a name like Fury, it's no surprise that boxing has been in Tommy’s blood since the day he was born.

According to the man himself, he began to take the sport more seriously as a 12-year-old, but struggled to find opponents willing to fight him.

“I only had 12 amateur fights in the end. I went to the nationals and got to the final, won the north regionals twice, so I did reasonably well," he said.

“But amateur boxing and professional boxing are two different things. I regularly spar with Hughie [Fury, Tommy’s cousin] and his sparring partners and I know I am more suited to the pro game.”

Tommy Fury: Record

Fury made his professional bow on the undercard of IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington’s title defence against former two-weight world champion Carl Frampton back in December 2018.

Since then, Fury is unbeaten in his previous six fights, with his most recent victory coming in June this year as he secured a points win over Jordan Grant in Telford.

Back in February the 22-year-old won the fifth fight of his rookie career, beating British journeyman Scott Williams at the Copper Box Arena.

Tommy Fury: Knockouts

Nicknamed 'TNT', Fury has become renowned for his explosive knockout power since bursting onto the scene three years ago.

Only two of his six wins have gone the distance with Fury stopping four contests by knockout across his career.

Tommy Fury: Height

Fury is 6ft (183cm).

Tommy Fury: Reach

Fury has a reach of 80in (203cm).

Tommy Fury: Trainer

Fury began his journey as a professional back in 2019 under the guidance of British boxing icon Ricky Hatton. 

However the pair parted ways less than a year later, before Fury's first professional fight.

Since then Fury has trained under the watchful eye of father John.

“Boxing is the hardest sport in the world, but at the end of the way I am a novice boxer. I have my dad there guiding me, I can’t go wrong,” Tommy told BT Sport after extending his record to 5-0 back in February of this year.

His father John said: “He is in a no-win situation, he has come off Love Island, people can expect too much from no boxing experience.

“We have a small circle and will bring him on right. He is a marketing dream, he is a handsome fella and he can punch. I will upgrade him when he needs.

“I got one king now, I have two coming, if people can’t see his potential they need to go to Specsavers, this kid has got it all.”

Tommy Fury: Next fight

Fury will make his American boxing debut on August 29 as he faces Anthony Taylor on the undercard of Jake Paul's fight against UFC icon Tyron Woodley.

The upcoming clash with Taylor is sure to be the toughest test of his young career, as the MMA fighter by trade, ‘Pretty Boy’ Taylor has 12 fights on his record with seven of those seeing him come out victorious.

“Anthony, you ain’t going to be so pretty after the 29th mate – I’m going to smash all the front of your face clean in and that’s a promise,” said Fury.

“And after I’ve done you, you little Oompa Loompa, I’m coming for your best pal Jake Paul, because the both of you couldn’t beat me in the same night together.

“So, I look forward to seeing you on fight week because talk’s cheap and I want you to say it to my face, and see how brave you are then.

“I’ll see you soon boys, take it easy.”

Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul

The 22-year-old hopes his US debut will serve to tee up a high-profile grudge match against Paul.

Fury said: "I'm here and I want the fight. I will take it in a heartbeat.

"The ball is in his court. It always has been. He's the one who controls everything. It's either yay or nay.

"I'm over the talking. Let's get it on. Let's put it to bed. Enough social media chat, which he loves. Let's get in the ring and fight.

"Stop making excuses, and make the fight next!"