Jake Paul Brands Tommy Fury Fight As “The Biggest Risk” of His Career

Published 06/23/2022, 4:30 PM EDT

Jake Paul has now officially announced that he will be making his return to face British boxer, Tommy Fury. Moreover, The Problem child recently gave an ultimatum to Fury saying that he only had 24 hours to make the fight official as he tweeted this statement, “You have 24 hours 2 clear this up or I will never give u this opportunity again.”  

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And it looks like Fury has responded to the message. Paul has now confirmed that he will face Fury as he posted an announcement on Twitter stating that the fight will take place in Madison Square Garden and with Amanda Serrano as the co-main event.

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Moreover, Paul also posted a lengthy video on Youtube sharing his thoughts on Fury and how he will be the toughest challenge of his career.

Paul brands Fury as ‘the biggest risk’

The video is titled ‘The Biggest Risk Of My Career” and starts off with Paul saying that Fury will be the toughest match for him yet and addresses the criticism he has faced for not yet fighting a professional boxer.

He says, “All jokes aside this has been my toughest test yet, you guys wanted me to fight a boxer you guys have been tormenting me day in and day out find a real boxer the answer is no f*****g problem as far as real boxers this is as real as it gets Tommy Fury comes from a legendary bloodline of fighters who were mauling people since they were born.”

Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury

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A fight between the two has been a long time in the making as they were scheduled to face off the back in 2021. But the fight was canceled due to Fury pulling out. Now the two will settle their differences in the square ring in August. Paul will come into this fight with a record of 5-0, winning his last fight against former UFC welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley.

Dec 18, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Jake Paul celebrates after knocking out Tyron Woodley (not pictured) at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Fury on the other hand will also come into this fight with an undefeated record of 8-0 with a decision victory over Daniel Bocianski. Moreover, he will also come into this fight as the favorite to win and is certainly the toughest challenge in Paul’s boxing career.

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Who do you think will win? Let us know in the comments.

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Sahil Sood

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Sahil Sood is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and has a keen interest in the sweet science of boxing. His journey in boxing began when he first saw highlights of Mike Tyson as a teenager and then followed the rise of Floyd Mayweather Sahil is an avid fan of Tyson Fury and Vasiliy Lomachenko and strongly believes that Lomachenko is pound for pound the best boxer in the world.

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