Eddie Hearn Suggests Life-Changing Punishment for Tommy Fury

Published 10/31/2021, 10:00 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 29: Eddie Hearn, boxing promoter speaks to the media during the Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell press conference in the lead up to there WBC, WBA, WBO and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Title Fight at the Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel on August 29, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)


2021 will end in a couple of months, but the last few weeks of the year will be filled with high-profile boxing bouts. Recently, Jake Paul announced his fight with Tommy Fury and he sent the entire fight fraternity into a frenzy.

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This is because the YouTuber turned boxer will face a pro-boxer for the very first time in his boxing stint. As a result, the hype behind this contest is insane and many boxing purists and fans are pouring in their reactions to this matchup.

Fury, in this fight, will have an edge over Paul as he has only shared the ring with professional boxers. However, the pressure on ‘TNT is immense because if he loses to a novice like Paul, his career could hit a massive wall.

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Recently, the Matchroom boss, Eddie Hearn, spoke to Seconds Out about this fight and particularly Tommy Fury. He said, “It’s just the most embarrassing thing if he loses that fight.”

“It’s a b**lsy move by Jay Paul because if he beats him, he’s really made a statement. But if Tommy Fury loses, he will I mean, it’s got to change his name or something. He shouldn’t change his name. He should just go to a desert island somewhere and just stay there for life,” Hearn added.

Fury and Paul have engaged in frequent online banter. However, on December 18, they will have to let their fists do the talking.

In this fight, Jake Paul will look to walk in with a composed mindset as ‘TNT’ will obviously have some strong mental pressure. Thus, ‘The Problem Child’ will only look to capitalize on the same.

How important is this fight for Jake Paul and Tommy Fury?

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For Jake Paul, this fight is vital to elevate his boxing career. However, this contest is even more important for Tommy Fury, who has the responsibility of the Fury bloodline at stake.

That said, it’s a ‘do or die’ situation for the Brit and the world would be keen to see if he wins or if he must become Tommy Fumbles.

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Who do you see coming out on top in this fight? What are your expectations from Paul vs Fury?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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