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“Tommy Fury Ain’t Gonna Make It”: Jake Paul Likely to Fight New Opponent According to Luke Rockhold’s Prediction

Published 01/26/2023, 1:47 AM EST

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There is less than one month to go for the match between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury. The YouTuber-turned-Boxer will be itching to get his fists on Fury this time after unsuccessful attempts. However, Luke Rockhold thinks that might not be the case. He believes that Tommy Fury is likely to pull out from the fight against Jake Paul and he might want to go in search of other opponents to fight on February 25. Furthermore, the former UFC champion may already have a solution to the problem.

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Luke Rockhold challenges Jake Paul to a fight if Tommy Fury pulls out

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold recently appeared in an interview with journalist and YouTuber Schmo. He spoke about his career post-UFC and the different opportunities he is interested in. The former UFC champion said, “I asked for my freedom. To be able to go set the record straight with a lot of things and I’m ready to do so and they granted my wish. They said, “Go f*****g beat that motherf****r up.” I said, “Okay! I’ll do the job.””


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Schmo asked who is he referring to. Rockhold replied, “All these motherf****rs. Especially one motherf****r with blonde hair and faking the game like he’s somebody. But we all know Jake [Paul]. You ain’t sh*t and we all know Tommy Fury ain’t gonna make it to the fight. So I might as well just skip around the gym and be ready to f****ng tap dance on that kid’s f**king face come February what is it? 25?”


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Luke Rockhold has offered to be a replacement for Tommy Fury if he pulls out from the fight against Jake Paul. Moreover, it is confirmed when Schmo asked him this question and Rockhold replied, “Tommy Fury should just go and box Dillon Danis. That’s the pull-out match of all time. Anyway, I show up to the fights and do my thing.”

Luke Rockhold seems geared up to take on ‘The Problem Child’


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In a previous interview with TMZ Sport, Luke Rockhold had some words to say about the YouTuber-turned-Boxer. The former UFC middleweight champion said that Jake Paul should stop fighting lightweights and fighters in lower weight classes and should fight someone from his own category [middleweight].

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Furthermore, he added, “If you want to fight a middleweight, I got hands. We can do anything we want. I really don’t care. I’d beat that guy in my sleep.”


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What do you think about Luke Rockhold going into the boxing ring? Does he have the ability to beat ‘The Problem Child’?

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Faizan Mirza

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Faizan Mirza is a UFC Writer at Essentially Sports. He has had a keen eye on the UFC since 2015 and is a fan of Conor McGregor because of his attitude and charisma. Faizan had been following McGregor's ascent in the sport.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu