How to look at Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury

How to look at Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury

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YouTube star Jake Paul and Tommy Fury, half-brother of heavyweight boxing champion Tyson, are set to fulfill within the ring eventually.

After two failed makes an attempt to organise a boxing match between the pair, they’ll lastly conflict this month in Saudi Arabia.

American Paul, 26, is 6-0 as knowledgeable boxer, having crushed former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley amongst others, whereas this match-up represents his first bout with a professional boxer.

Meanwhile, 23-year-old Fury is 8-0, and the Briton final fought on the undercard of his brother’s WBC title defence in London final April.

Here’s all the things you should know in regards to the combat:

When is Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury and what’s the begin time and anticipated ring walks?

Jake Paul takes on Tommy Fury on Sunday 26 February.

The principal card is scheduled to start at 4pm GMT (8am PT, 10am CT, 11am ET), with the primary occasion and the Jake Paul and Tommy Fury ring walks tentatively lined up for 7pm GMT (11am PT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET).

The uncommon date, on a Sunday, could possibly be linked to a busy weekend of fights and never eager to conflict with Floyd Mayweather vs Aaron Chalmers and KSI’s subsequent Misfits Boxing occasion, each of which occur on Saturday 25 February.

Where is Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury going down?

The combat has been confirmed for the Diriyah Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is similar venue the place Anthony Joshua fought Andy Ruiz Jr in 2019, which is on the outskirts of town.

How can I watch Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury within the UK and USA?

The tv data is already agreed and introduced, with UK combat followers in a position to watch the combat by shopping for the PPV with BT Sport Box Office. A value is but to be confirmed for UK followers.

American followers should purchase the PPV on ESPN+ PPV for $49.99.

Why was Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury cancelled twice earlier than?

The first date for the combat was scheduled for December 2021, however Fury pulled out, citing an an infection and damaged rib, resulting in Paul battling Tyron Woodley as an alternative.

Both males tried to reschedule within the United States in August final yr, however journey and visa points scuppered hopes of the pair assembly.

Paul is the rather more lively fighter and has even confirmed his transfer into blended martial arts along with his debut coming later in 2023.

What are Jake Paul and Tommy Fury’s information?

Paul is 6-0 as knowledgeable with 4 knockout wins. In his first professional combat, in 2020, the American stopped fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, earlier than knocking out former NBA star Nate Robinson. Paul then knocked out former MMA champion and ex-UFC fighter Ben Askren in 2021, and went on to outpoint his compatriot’s teammate Tyron Woodley, a former UFC champion. In a rematch with Woodley on the finish of that yr, Paul gained through knockout. Last day out, in October, the 26-year-old outpointed UFC legend Anderson Silva after pulling down the Brazilian.

Meanwhile, Fury is 8-0 with 4 knockout wins, and none of his opponents thus far have had any appreciable profile. The Briton final fought in April, beating Daniel Bocianski on factors on the undercard of Tyson Fury’s heavyweight title defence in opposition to Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in London.

What are the percentages?


Win – 8/11; by KO/TKO – 12/5; by resolution – 2/1.


Win – 13/10; by KO/TKO – 13/5; by resolution – 4/1.



Via Betway.

What is the prize cash for Jake Paul and Tommy Fury?

Per Sports Zion, Paul’s combat purse can be $3.2m, however he may even take residence 65 per cent of the pay-per-view cash, taking his general prize cash to $8.6m – together with sponsorships.

Meanwhile, Fury is reportedly set to obtain a $2m purse and 35 per cent of the PPV share, that means he is because of take residence $4.5m.

Who is on the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury undercard?

While Paul and Fury are comparatively inexperienced in boxing, the undercard will contain an enormous combat between two seasoned veterans and champions.

Ilunga Makabu, the WBC cruiserweight champion and former opponent of Tony Bellew, will combat former two-weight world champion Badou Jack.

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