When Fury Takes Over

When Fury Takes Over: Life, the Furys and Me

Non-Fiction, Sport
Paperback Published on: 06/06/2024
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'My dad is a Man amongst men' - Tyson Fury

This is the Gypsy Warrior, Big John Fury, standing his corner, totally unfiltered and in his own words.

I’ll have a fight with anybody. Win, lose or draw. I’m out there, shirt off, done and dusted. If you’ve got Fury DNA, you’re not shy of a fight.

Born into a family of Irish traveller heritage, Big John Fury descends from a long line of bare-knuckle fighters – including King of the Gypsies, Bartley Gorman. So it’s no surprise that he found himself fighting outside the ring at a young age.

From his early years in Manchester, John learned to box by bare-knuckle fighting within the travelling community – before graduating into the sport professionally. The ring has never been far from his sights, and John has played a crucial role as coach and cornerman for his two-time British heavyweight champion son, Tyson Fury.

When Fury Takes Over is the real story behind the legend, from memories of growing up as a traveller to stories of boxing for a Sherpa van, via life lessons from his time in prison and finding balance as a fighter and a family man.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781035014071
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 256g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm

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