Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury Is On: Potential Date, Venue Revealed

Published 10/20/2021, 10:03 AM EDT


It finally seems official. After ongoing banters and call-outs, Jake Paul and Tommy Fury finally appear aligned to lock horns in Miami on December 18. After winning their respective fights on the same card in August, the young gunners are ready for a blockbuster showdown. That said, it’s the perfect matchup for both the men at this stage in their careers.

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Having enjoyed unbeaten status so far, both men may come against their toughest challenges in each other. Fury, 7-0, has faced below-average opponents so far. Meanwhile, Jake Paul, 4-0, hasn’t faced a single professional boxer in his career. These men need serious fights to upgrade their status and squaring off against each other will be the perfect thing to do.

Tommy Fury’s promoter Frank Warren recently said that the idea of facing Jake Paul was heading towards the right path. Now, it seems to have reached its destination. As per reports in The Sun, the fight is on the line of reaching a deal, and can soon become a reality.

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2021 has been an excellent year for boxing with several thrillers. Hence, Paul vs Fury can be a perfect fight to close the calendar. The outcome will determine which of the two youngsters can retain their superstar aura. It can also pave the road to an immediate re-match. Moreover, there’s immense drama related to the fight, which is extremely entertaining.

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Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury – The Drama

The bad blood began when both men began trading shots on social media. Paul and Fury posted several videos and mocked each other frequently. It turned vile when Paul made personal comments about Tommy Fury’s closed ones. As ‘TNT’ offered to share the ring with him, Jake Paul instantly accepted the challenge. The idea allured several fans and the potential fight soon became a prospect.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul fights Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Triller)

Several promoters also chimed in to showcase their interest. It further bloomed the idea. And finally, Paul and Fury came across in August, taking on their respective opponents in Tyron Woodley and Anthony Taylor. After grabbing wins, Paul and Fury had a minor altercation backstage. It became such a spectacular moment that the fight is actually taking shape now. And can soon be announced as an early Christmas blast for the fans.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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