worldouTube star Jake Paul vowed to become a world champion boxer before the media on Saturday, the day after his deal to finally face a professional boxer was announced. Tommy Fury February 26th in Saudi Arabia
The pair were scheduled to face off in December 2021, but Tyson Fury’s half-brother, Britt Fury, has withdrawn from the fight due to health issues.
A rescheduled clash scheduled for last August was called off after Fury was denied entry into the United States.
Neither fighter has lost a bout in their short careers and met for the first time in the ring before Artur Beterbiev’s unified light heavyweight victory over Anthony Yard on Saturday in London.
This is the first time Paul (6-0, 4KOs) has faced a professional boxer and has been a six-time YouTube personality, former NBA star and MMA veteran since shifting his focus from his YouTube career to professional boxing. is defeated in a match of
His last win was a unanimous win over former MMA star Anderson Silva in November.
Light heavyweight Fury (8-0, 4KO) last fought in April, defeating Daniel Bosyanski and going undefeated in his eight-fight career.
The bout in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, will be played at a catchweight of 185 pounds, with a rematch clause in favor of Paul.