Tyson Fury Explains Why Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury Is a 50–50 Fight

Published 03/12/2021, 6:00 AM EST
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 29: Jake Paul during the weigh-in for Miami Fight Night on January 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Paul will fight AnEsonGib in a match at Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami on January 30. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury has given a surprising assessment of a potential bout between his brother, Tommy Fury, and ‘The Problem Child’ Jake Paul. The undefeated champion revealed Paul would be a tougher fight than people expect. He even explained why it would make sense for boxing.

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Tyson Fury during the post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. (Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images)

Jake Paul has been in the headlines for months, thanks to his eccentric personality. Recently, the internet sensation got into a war of words with Tyson Fury’s brother, Tommy Fury. Ever since that altercation, rumors of a fight between them have circulated.

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‘The Gypsy King’ has now had his say on the issue. He spoke to iFL TV on YouTube and explained why it would not be an easy knockout for his brother. “How you’re going to smoke someone around? A man six foot 185 pounds, can box, can fight. We’ve seen him knock people out, seen him in the gym sparring,” said Fury.

The 30-0 champion then spoke about the difficulty of knockout a journeyman with over fifty losses. He said Paul would be harder to knockout since he wants to win. Moreover. Fury referenced their similarities in size and said that would make it a lot harder.

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Tyson Fury thinks Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury would be good for boxing

Fury was adamant that the potential fight would not be an easy win for his inexperienced brother. However, he showed his support for making the bout. Despite many boxing fans criticizing the involvement of YouTubers in boxing, ‘The Gypsy King’ has backed the idea.

“You know, I think it’d be an interesting fight to watch. And I think it’d be an interesting fight for, for boxing, for sure. Because you’ve got two celebrities going at it,” said Fury, who is not the only one to advocate this contest.

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Frank Warren also liked the idea of making the Tommy Fury vs. Jake Paul bout. He revealed that if both want to make it happen, then it would be a possibility. And it would undoubtedly be a profitable event, since both Tommy Fury and Jake Paul are outspoken and don’t shy away from the limelight.

What do you make of these comments from Tyson Fury? Do you think Jake Paul would be a tough fight for inexperienced Tommy Fury?

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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