It was good to be the “Gypsy King” last year, Tyson Fury. The heavyweight WBC champion earned £ 40 million in 2021, or about $ 54 million. However, the amount he paid in dividends was significantly lower.
According to The Sun, Fury paid only £ 70,000, or $ 94,700. It happened after earning £ 20 million ($ 27 million) for his third match against Deontay Wilder in October. Fury secured about $ 5 million for the second match in 2020, a total of $ 25 million if you count the pay-per-view numbers.
“He’s not as extravagant or flashy as some boxers, and he has a very modest lifestyle,” someone from Fury camp told The Sun. “He makes his family feel comfortable for future generations, and that’s humble.”
Fury would eventually get from his company Tyson Fury Ltd. he took £ 2,000 ($ 2,700) before the second game against Wilder. Fury, known for his colorful clothes, used his money to buy cars and another home for his family.
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The 2008 Fury English National Championship gold medalist made his boxing debut in 2008. The England, UK and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 to win the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Heavyweight. Fury’s linear champion fought Wilder in 2018 and has won four times in a row ever since.
Fury defeated Wilder over TKO in 2020 after his horn stopped fighting after several knockdowns. In October, he eliminated Wilder in the 11th round of their duel.
Fury’s next match may be against Dillian Whyte. However, Whyte is upset about the offer of an 80/20 wallet that could happen during this match. In the end, Fury tries to earn a significant reward from the heavyweight unification struggle between the winner Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua. This fight for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles is a retaliation from September, when Usyk defeated Joshua for the belts.
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