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Tyson Fury has lifted the lid on his younger brother Tommy’s earnings from his own boxing career, with the former Love Island star already banking ‘$25-26million (£20.1m – £21.5m)’.
Despite holding professional status, Fury has been part of crossover bouts with social media influencers and YouTube stars such as Jake Paul and KSI in the last 12 months.
Having beaten Paul earlier in 2023 in Saudi Arabia, he took on KSI in October in Manchester, securing a second successive victory via decision.
There had been plenty of speculation as to how lucrative these fights were, but his older brother has revealed that he took home around £8.3m from his most recent outing.
Tyson Fury claimed his younger brother Tommy has earned around £21.5m from boxing
The former Love Island star was in action against KSI earlier in October, winning by decision
Tyson was talking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, and was full of praise for influencers-turned-boxers
‘I can be brutally honest because we always are,’ began Fury. ‘The fact that Tommy’s made $10m for this fight he’s 24 years old, he’s probably made $26m from his 10-fight career, it’s unbelievable!
‘I’m very, very proud of where he’s come from. In 2018 Tommy didn’t have $10 for a bus pass, today he’s got a hell of a lot of money so I’m very proud of him – he can buy what he wants. He’s got a $5m mansion, G-Wagons, Lambos, Rolexes, the guy’s flying.’
It goes to prove that there is plenty of financial incentive for similar events, with the likes of Logan Paul and Dillon Danis also involved in the high-profile crossover event in Manchester.
Despite picking up criticism for making a perceived mockery of the sport, Tyson was full of praise for influencer bouts, and credited fighters like his brother for bringing in a previously untouched audience.
Tyson expressed his gratefulness that the likes of the Paul brothers had chosen ‘my chosen sport’ to get involved in, claiming that if they had chosen another, like MMA, then the audience would have transferred elsewhere.
‘Regardless of the fights all these fights he’s had with Jake Paul whoever else, it’s show business,’ he added.
‘I’m very thankful that these guys chose boxing, my chosen sport and are bringing all the fans, young kids, young girls, young boys, families – it’s crazy the amount of people.’
Fury added he was pleased the likes of Logan and Jake Paul had chosen boxing to bring a new audience to
The elder Fury brother is preparing for his own clash with UFC legend Francis Ngannou