Tommy Fury’s boxing career future examined after leaving the Love Island villa

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Love Island is over for yet another year, which means the Islanders will return back to the real world.

In most cases the Islanders return to realise they have amassed a huge online following.

What follows is a host of nightclub PAs, sponsored Instagram posts and clothing lines.

But some of them go back to their day jobs, albeit with a few thousand more Instagram followers.

One of the Islanders who expressed a desire to go back to his day job is Tommy Fury.

Before leaving the villa he expressed his excitement at his girlfriend Molly-Mae Hague seeing him “in his element” as he made his return to the ring.

At the moment it hasn’t been confirmed when Tommy will do his next professional fight.

But his older brother, heavyweight Tyson Fury, said despite his new-found fame he would “100% go back into boxing.”

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Tommy Fury’s boxing career future examined after leaving the Love Island villa (Pic: GETTY)

“It can only enhance his career, raise his profile, people will want to come and see his fight”

Mo Gilligan – The Lateish show

He continued to The Lateish show with Mo Gilligan: “It can only enhance his career, raise his profile, people will want to come and see his fight.”

Tommy has let his ambition be known, and in the Love Island villa he claimed he wants to be World Champion.

Before going into the villa, he said on his promoter Frank Warren’s website: “I want to be World Champion.

“I think if you’re turning pro that has to be what you are aiming to achieve.

I don’t want to be fighting people I can easily knock over, I want to be progressed by stepping up in level every time I step into the ring.

“I want to be fighting someone who wants to fight me back and try and make things competitive.”

Tommy turned pro last year, and has only fought twice – but won both.

The Love Island finalist is a light heavyweight, which is the division for people above 165 pounds (75kg) and up to 178 pounds (81kg).

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CHAMPION: Tommy Fury wants to be a World Champion (Pic: GETTY)

The first professional fight in his boxing career was against Jevgenijs Andrejevs on December 22, 2018.

He beat the Latvian on points in a four-round contest.

The second victory was against Callum Ide on March 23, 2019.

Tommy stopped him within two minutes.

Tommy Fury boxing career Love Island villa

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Tommy Fury vs Jevgenijs Andrejevs (Pic: GETTY)

Before that he had 12 amateur fights.

Now Tommy is going to want to step out from the shadow of his brother Tyson, who famously dethroned Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

Speaking before his professional debut, he said: “Tyson has done marvellously well and if I could just copy half of what he has achieved then I will be grateful. But I am here to make my own name.

“I don’t want to be known as someone’s brother.

“I want people to watch me because I am a fighter on my own merit and not because of who I am related to. My aim is to make fans turn out for me and not for my name.”

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WINNER: Tommy Fury vs Callum Ide (Pic: GETTY)

Meanwhile, his promoter thinks Love Island can help Tommy make a name for himself away from his famous brother.

He told BBC Sport: “He is going to step out of Tyson’s shadow, that’s for sure as far as recognition is concerned.

“The British public will certainly know who he is, it’s been great for his profile.

“If he continues to box – and I hope he does – it will improve his profile, then he becomes more of an attraction, sells more tickets, there is more awareness about him and that is great for any promotion.”

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