Tyson Fury is a British professional boxer who holds the WBC heavyweight title. He is nicknamed the "Gipsy King" due to his Romani heritage. His father John Fury is of Irish Traveller descent and his mother is from the UK Romani community. Fury is proud of his heritage, often displaying his culture in his boxing ring entrances. He has also used his platform to be a vocal advocate for the Romani people. Fury's successes in the ring, combined with his proud representation of his culture, have earned him the nickname of the Gipsy King.