Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul is a fight that takes us back to 2021 when both boxers were set to compete.
After years of talks, two of the best boxers in the world will go head-to-head in a highly anticipated bout on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the Diriyah Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul is a fight that takes us back to 2021 when both boxers were set to compete. However, the British boxer was forced to retire after sustaining a rib injury in training. Next year, on August 6th, both fighters will face each other again.
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However, the fight did not take place at the time, and the British boxer was denied a visa to the United States. After these cancellations, this fight became one of the expected ones and fans started speculating if they could see these two in a ring facing each other. However, now everything is set and it’s time for battle.
What was said:
As mentioned above, there was plenty of talk from both sides, with the Youtube star teasing Tommy after the birth of the British boxer’s first child, saying: “Just in time to see your dad getting KO’d. ”
Earlier this month, Tommy Fury failed to show up for the pre-fight press conference, and Jake Paul responded with the following media chat:
“I’m used to his behavior at this point, he’s unprofessional and he’s a flake. He is not a serious businessman or a stern fighter and I will prove that.
“That’s why this fight is called ‘The Truth’ because the truth will come out. He’s going to have to pay for all the times he’s pulled out. All the businessmen he screwed with that are disrespectful. There are some of the biggest names in boxing, the biggest promoters and the most influential people in the world. One of the greatest countries in the world and he doesn’t want to show up because of a “private matter”. He said.
“When you sign up for something, you commit; that’s what it should be about. It tells me he’s scared because he said he didn’t need to train for this fight. Meanwhile, his first excuse was to train extra, but now it’s a private matter. I love Tyson but it’s typical of the father and Tommy.” Paul added.
Let’s talk about US fighter first, he has fought six fights and won them all including four knockouts. Meanwhile, his opponent, WBC Heavyweight Champion and half-brother of Tyson Fury, also has a 100% record (8-0, 4 KOs). However, this is his first time playing in a PPV Main Event.
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The co-main event also shows promise for the future, with WBC cruiserweight champion Ilunga Makabu (29-2, 25 KOs) clinching his title against former WBC super middleweight champion, Swedish boxer Badou Jack (27-27). -3-) will jeopardize. 3, 15 KOs), who has his sights set on third place after winning the world championship in two weight classes.
Viorel Simion (23-9, 9 KOs) meets unbeaten Bader Samreen (7-0, 6 KOs), while unbeaten Muhsin Cason (10-0, 7 KOs) will also put his unbeaten record on the line as planned take it up with Taryel Jafarov (18-5, 17 KOs), while local boxer Ziyad Almaayouf (1-0, 1 KO) is also in a match against Ronald Martinez (3-1).
Additionally, WBC has confirmed that if Jake Paul wins, he will be officially inducted into the cruiserweight division. Cristiano Ronaldo is also expected to make the evening even more memorable.
Jake Paul is guaranteed £2.6m and then 65% of PPV sales, according to SportsZion. On the other hand, Tommy Fury gets £1.6m and 35% of PPV sales. In addition, there is an extra million dollars (0.83 million pounds) for the winner.
Tommy Fury Bio and Record:
* Nationality: United Kingdom
* Date of Birth: May 7, 1999
* Nickname: TNT
* Height: 6′ 0″ (183 cm)
* Weight: 78.47kg
* Attitude: orthodox
* Reach: 80″ (203 cm)
* Total number of fights: 8
* Record: 8-0 (4 KOs)
Jake Paul Bio and Record:
* Nationality: United States
* Date of birth: January 17, 1997
* Nickname: The Problem Child
* Height: 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
* Weight: 84.82kg
* Reach: 76″ (193 cm)
* Attitude: orthodox
* Total fights: 6
* Record: 6-0 (4 KOs)
Following is the full Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury fight map:
* Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury (cruiserweight)
Co Main Event:
* Ilunga Makabu vs. Badou Jack (Makabu’s WBC Cruiserweight Title)
* Muhsin Cason vs. Taryel Jafarov (cruiserweight)
* Bader Samreen vs. Viorel Simion (Super Lightweight)
* Ashton Sylve vs Maxwell Awuku (Lightweight)
* Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Janos Penzes (welterweight)
* Adam Saleh vs. Stuart Kellogg (Super Lightweight)
Venue, date and start time:
* Venue: Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
* Venue capacity: 15,000
* Date: Sunday 26 February 2023
* Undercard: 6:00 AM AEDT / 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM GMT
* Main Event Ring Walks – 9:00 AM AEDT / 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET / 10:00 PM GMT (times subject to change based on length of undercard fights).
Fans who want to enjoy the long-awaited fight live can no longer buy tickets as tickets have sold out, meaning they will have to watch the fight from their homes or offices.
Fans can stream the highly anticipated fight live via the TV channels below:
* Kayo PPV
* BT Sport 1
* BT Sports Ultimate
* BT Sport Box Office PPV (£19.95)
* BT Sport Box Office app
* ESPN+ PPV ($49.99)
* Foxtel | Kayo Sports (AU$29.99)
* DAZN card set (for R$ 49.90)
* DAZN card set (€49.99)
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