Monday, 30 November 2015
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4. Inviting interruptions.
5. Being disorganized.
6. Failing to delegate.
Sunday, 29 November 2015
Tyson Fury has a daughter called Venezuela and his favourite film is The Notebook... here are 20 things you might not know about him ahead of Wladimir Klitschko bout
- Tyson Fury fights Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf on Saturday night
- Ahead of the fight, Sportsmail gives you 20 facts about the British boxer
- The 27-year-old has a daughter called Venezuela and a son called Prince
- Fury's height also means he has a custom-made 7ft-long bed at his home
- Read: Tyson Fury is in the best condition of his life, insists his uncle
PUBLISHED: 13:17 GMT, 26 November 2015 | UPDATED: 00:47 GMT, 27 November shares
The Gypsy King is aiming to secure the world heavyweight title and can take his record to 25-0 with a win over the Ukrainian in Germany.
Although Fury is a very colourful character, there are likely to be many things you don't know about him. Here, Sportsmail gives you 20 facts ahead of the fight...
Tyson Fury trains at Dusseldorf Airport in a public workout ahead of his fight against Wladimir Klitschko
Fury, who is now 27, was born an astonishing three months premature and weighed in at just 1lb
1. Tyson Fury was born into an Irish family, and his father John Fury was a gypsy bare-knuckle fighter in the 1980s.
2. John Fury went on to become a British heavyweight contender, losing out in an eliminator to Henry Akinwande in 1991.
3. Tyson was born three months premature and weighed in at 1lb.
4. Fury's mum had 14 pregnancies but only four children survived.
Fury is married to Paris; the pair got together when they were 16 and have now been married for six years
5. Fury was named Tyson after world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. 'Iron Mike' was in the prime of his career when Fury was born in 1988.
6. Fury met his wife, Paris, when they were 15 at a mutual friend's wedding. They got together at the age of 16 and have been married for the last six years.
7. In true Irish traveller tradition, Fury abided by their strict code of conduct and slept in a caravan while Paris slept inside her parents' home before they got married.
Fury (left) with former X Factor contestant Stacey Solomon in a Spanish swimming pool in June 2011
Fury (right) was set to fight David Haye on two separate occasions but the latter pulled out through injury
8. The couple have a five-year-old daughter called Venezuela and three-year old son Prince.
9. Tyson had expressed his intention to name his son Jesus. However, Paris refused.
10. In 2013, he was fined £3,000 by the British Boxing Board of Control after saying fighters David Price and Tony Bellew were 'gay lovers'.
In scenes far different from those in Dusseldorf this week, Fury (right) weighs in against John McDermott
Fury holds Solomon out of the water during Max Clifford's Celebrity Golf Challenge in Mijas, Spain
11. The Fury family home in Morecambe was attacked by arsonists in February last year. Fortunately, Tyson was training in France, and his wife and children were with him in Cannes. During the attack, two cars were torched - a Volkswagen Passat and a BMW estate.
12. Fury dressed as batman and wrestled with a man dressed as the joker for the Wladimir Klitschko news conference in September before the fight had to be re-scheduled.
13. Manchester United heroes Roy Keane and Eric Cantona inspired Fury to be more aggressive and stand out from the crowd.
Fury (right) in action against Dereck Chisora, who he beat at Wembley Arena to take his record to 23-0
Paddy Doherty (right) joins Fury at the weigh-in ahead of his fight against Nicolai Firtha in Belfast in 2011
14. Fury recently appeared in a video posted on Twitter eating a watermelon after splitting it in two with a headbutt.
15. Tyson suffers from bouts of depression and says he is happier when he is boxing and has a focal point.
16. The couple's favourite films are: Troy, The Notebook, Gladiator and The Quiet Man.
17. John Fury, Tyson's father, was jailed for 11 years in 2011 after gouging Oathie Sykes' eye out at a car auction.
Fury (centre), who stands at 6ft 9ins, arrives for his head-to-head press conference with Chisora at Wembley
Fury poses in front of a white Rolls Royce after returning to London for his fight with Haye in 2013
18. The pair were embroiled in a 12-year feud, which started after a bust-up over a bottle of beer in Cyprus in 1999.
19. John Fury will be at ringside for his son's fight against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday after being given special dispensation to travel to Dusseldorf.
20. Fury's towering height, 6ft 9in, means he has a custom-made 7ft wide, 7ft long bed made for him.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-3334975/Tyson-Fury-gets-world-heavyweight-title-shot-against-Wladimir-Klitschko-20-facts-not-know-him.html#ixzz3suGuc8ye