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Jake Paul next fight: Social media star to face Tommy Fury in December showdown from Florida

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The hold out for Jake Paul to experience a “genuine boxer” will occur to an conclude on Dec. eighteen in Tampa, Florida. The social media star will keep on his boxing career when he faces Tommy Fury, the 22-year-previous 50 %-brother of world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. The bout will headline a Showtime pay back-per-watch.

Fury is 7- as a experienced, building him of an acceptable working experience level to experience Paul, who is 4- because turning professional in January 2020. Right after a earn against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, Paul went on to score a viral knockout of previous NBA star Nate Robinson. As force intensified for Paul to experience a “genuine fighter,” he scored a speedy knockout of previous MMA champion Ben Askren in advance of earning a selection over previous UFC champion Tyron Woodley in August.

Woodley had petitioned for a rematch with Paul soon after a competitive bout but disputes over a tattoo wager had been among the the numerous factors the rematch did not occur jointly.

“I started out my experienced boxing career considerably less than two many years back on [Jan. 30, 2020],” Paul mentioned in a press launch. “Four fights, 3 pay back-per-views, two as the headliner, and 1 offered-out arena, I am hunting forward to my toughest challenge nonetheless and continuing to establish the critics incorrect. Combat a genuine boxer they have mentioned, and that is precisely what I am doing. An undefeated boxer from the famous Fury bloodline. Nevertheless, this 1 is more than just boxing for me. It is for America and showing the world there is no other place that presents you the possibility to reach regardless of what you established your mind to. It is for each individual younger person who has a desire and dedicates their life to reaching it.  On Dec. eighteen, I am continuing to fulfill my desires and turning a Fury into a Fumbles.”  

Fury fought on the undercard of Paul vs. Woodley and was positioned as a probable Paul opponent. Nevertheless, Fury did not impress in a lackluster four-spherical selection earn over Anthony Taylor. The thought did keep on to acquire steam soon after Woodley fell out as Paul’s following opponent, leading to another Paul wager, in this scenario that Fury will need to have to alter his final identify to “Fumbles” if Paul wins. Seemingly, Fury agreed to do so and the fight is now on.

“Jake Paul is about to discover a really serious life lesson,” Fury mentioned in the launch. “This is my world, and he isn’t going to belong listed here. I am not 1 of these MMA guys or basketball players, I have been boxing my full life. On Dec. eighteen, I will present the world the variation involving a YouTuber and a genuine combating man. Thanks to my promoter Frank Warren, Most Important Promotions and Showtime for supplying me the possibility to shut this clown up at the time and for all.”