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“Let’s Go and Do It Mate” Frank Warren Wants Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul

Published 03/04/2021, 11:00 AM EST

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Jake Paul and Tommy Fury have been calling out each other, since the latter’s recent win over Scott Williams at Copper Box Arena in London. The matchup might seem bizarre to several fans as Tommy Fury is a professional boxer and Jake Paul is a YouTube boxer.

However, promoter Frank Warren is ready to stage the fight, if everything falls in place. He doesn’t consider it a perfect matchup, stating that ‘The Problem Child’ is yet to reach the experience of ‘TNT’. But looking at the human interest factor, Warren has given his approval for the fight.

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Speaking with IFL TV, The Queensberry promotions’ kingpin said, “Well, he (Jake Paul)  is you know, he doesn’t even reach the experience that Tommy has got, but if he wants that fight, let’s do it. Because it would be very interesting and I am sure everybody would love to see it. So, Jake, if you got the ba*** for it. Let’s go and do it mate.”

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Jake Paul has his upcoming challenge on April 17, where he will go against former UFC fighter and reputed MMA champion, Ben Askren, inside the boxing ring. On bagging a win, Paul would be 3-0 as a pro and it can align him against Tommy Fury for an intriguing boxing bout.

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Is Jake Paul a worthy opponent for Tommy Fury?

Several fans may ridicule the idea of putting ‘TNT’ and ‘The Problem Child’ in the same ring. But they hold very similar resumes, and if a fight between them would garner attention, then it can happen for all the right reasons.

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Tommy Fury, 5-0, hasn’t faced many elites yet. His last opponent, Williams, was 0-9 as a boxer and ‘TNT’ handing the pugilist his tenth defeat may not have been attractive for his own record and brand name.

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Meanwhile, Jake Paul has 2 wins under his name and both have come against non-fighters. So, he too needs a valid name in his resume, to tout himself as a pro boxer. Amid all the complexities, Frank Warren wants the fight to happen. So, it makes sense to envision the clash in the coming days.

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Do you think Jake Paul can beat Tommy Fury?

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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. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.
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