Jake Paul’s next fight will be against Tommy Fury on Dec. 18 in Tampa, Fla.
The matchup was announced Friday. It will mark the former YouTube star’s first faceoff against an opponent with a boxing background.
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Paul said (per ESPN) that Fury has agreed to temporarily change his name to “Tommy Fumbles” if he loses. If Paul loses, he will give Fury $500,000 out of his fight purse.
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The 22-year-old Fury, who is the half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, holds a 7-0 record as a pro boxer. The 24-year-old Paul, who initially seized his fame through content creation, is 4-0. In his last bout, he defeated former UFC champion Tyron Woodley via split decision.
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Here’s all the information you need to know ahead of the fight.
When is Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury?
- Date: Saturday, Dec, 18, 2021
The eight-round fight is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18. The bout will be at a catchweight of 192 pounds.
What channel will show the fight?
The fight will air live on Showtime pay-per-view on Saturday, Dec. 18.
Where is the Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury fight?
The fight will take place at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.