It’s a deal. In February, Jake Paul and Tommy Fury finally get in the ring together and completely settle their beef.
On February 26th, the 185-pound, eight-round boxing match will feature Paul (6-0) vs. Fury (8-0). Two fights were originally planned for the two, but Fury both retreated. Now that the dates have been confirmed, the match will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and will be broadcast live on ESPN+. The card costs $49.99 and airs at 2pm ET/11am PT.
Let’s take a closer look at both fighters and how this one behaves.
Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury Best Bets
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Jake Paul (6-0-0, 4 KO) vs. Tommy Fury (8-0-0, 4 KO)
Their first fight in December 2021 was called off when Fury withdrew due to a bacterial chest disease and broken ribs. lost a rematch with
Instead, Tyron Woodley, who came in with just two weeks’ notice, lost a rematch to Paul. Fury was denied entry to the United States because of his relationship with Irish Mafia boss Daniel Kinahan, who is wanted by U.S. authorities, and his family, and the second bout was cancelled. Fury was scheduled to face Paul at New York’s Madison Square Garden in August.
After knocking out Woodley, Paul added another former MMA champion to his resume when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva by unanimous decision last October. Paul plans to fight in both boxing and mixed martial arts as he has a multi-fight contract with the PFL.
A boxer with a perfect record and half-brother of heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, Fury last fought in April 2022 in London when he defeated Daniel Bosianski. Prior to that, Paul had a split decision victory over boxer and MMA fighter Anthony Taylor on the same night as Paul’s first victory over Woodley.
The odds for this fight opened up around Pick’em, but predictably the more popular Paul withdrew a ton of money afterwards. ), but Fury is calm around +135.
I think the market attention is justified and Paul is winning this match relatively easily. Without his half-brother, Fury probably wouldn’t even get this shot, and I doubt he’s in the same realm as the steadily capable Paul.
select: Jake Paul -172
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