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It runs in the family! Roman Fury, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson, becomes NINTH Fury to turn professional... despite having no amateur boxing experience! Tyson Fury's brother, Roman, becomes the ninth Fury to turn professional  The 23-year-old has been training with Tyson throughout lockdown  Roman had been pursuing a career outside boxing but has laced up the gloves  The heavyweight champion hopes his brother can become cruiserweight king  

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 17:47 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 17:47 BST, 25 September 2020

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Roman Fury, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson, has become a professional boxer, making him the ninth person to turn pro in the Gypsy King's family.

WBC champion Fury has been training alongside his 23-year-old brother during lockdown and, despite having no amateur background in the sport, Roman has turned professional. 

Roman had been looking to take a different path to his champion brother, but has taken up boxing after spending months training with Tyson. 

Tyson Fury's brother Roman (centre) is to lace up his gloves and turn professional

Tyson Fury's brother Roman (centre) is to lace up his gloves and turn professional

The 23-year-old (2L) has been training with Tyson in lockdown and is ready to go professional

The 23-year-old (2L) has been training with Tyson in lockdown and is ready to go professional

'Just signing him [Roman] up now, he's 23-years-old, he's an aspiring cruiserweight champion of the future,' Tyson told

'Southpaw, tall, 6ft 2ins, in good shape. We're gonna try and get him – when the boxing starts again –

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