After two postponements, the long-awaited fight between Tommy Fury and Jake Paul is finally almost here.
The two will enter the ring in Saudi Arabia on February 26, a match that was originally scheduled for December 19, 2021, but Fury has a bold prediction for what it will be like.
«My message to Jake Paul is good luck and I hope you’ve trained and have an ambulance on speed dial because you’re going to need it,» Fury said. sports.
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«This is all that’s been on my mind for the last two and a half years, three years because I’m a legitimate, professional fighter, and my name has been around Jake Paul for quite some time and Jake Paul isn’t on my list.» . level,” he continued. «Jake Paul is not even considered a legitimate fighter and to have my name dragged through the mud with his, I want to prove a point.
«In three weeks, I’ll have my chance. I don’t want to hold both hands, I want to coach this man. I’ll take him to the trenches and he’ll drown. There’s no way he’s going eight rounds.» the ring with me.»
Fury thinks he’s going to knock Paul out early in the fight.
«I see myself locking him up early, the way I punch in the gym, what I do to people in the gym,» Fury said. «There is no way. When the shots fall, he’ll be going down. He won’t get up…
«I’m going to seriously hurt this man on February 26th and if he trusts me for not showing up, well if that’s where he got his trust from then he needs to think again because I’m going to be there and do it.» be right in his face the night of the fight.»
A fight originally scheduled 14 months ago, the first postponement came as Fury was dealing with a broken rib and a bacterial chest infection. He was rescheduled for August 6 of last year, but Fury was apparently denied a US travel visa.
Fury is the younger brother of world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, while 26-year-old Paul is a YouTuber turned arguably the biggest superstar in boxing today, much to the chagrin of many. His brother, Logan, has been in WWE and was part of last month’s Royal Rumble.
defeated paul UFC Legend Anderson Silva in October via unanimous decision, bringing his boxing record to 6-0.
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In November, Paul met Fury’s father, John, at an exhibition match between Floyd Mayweather and Deji Olatunji in Dubai, where the two they exchanged compliments.
Fury is 8-0 in his career with half of his wins coming by knockout. His last fight was a win over Daniel Bocianski by decision