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Jake Paul to face ‘actual boxer’ Tommy Fury in New York in August

YouTube star Jake Paul looks on at World Famous 5th St. Gym.

FILE PHOTO: Jun 3, 2021; Miami Seashore, Florida, USA; YouTube star Jake Paul seems to be on at World Well-known fifth St. Health club. Obligatory Credit score: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports activities

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul will lastly get his shot at Tommy Fury, the half-brother of world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, on August 6 at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard, each camps stated on Thursday.

Paul is undefeated in his 5 skilled bouts, which started with fellow YouTubers earlier than transferring on to former MMA fighters Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.

However he has by no means confronted an expert boxer like Fury (8-0).

“You guys wished me to battle an actual boxer and that is as actual because it will get,” Paul stated in an internet video.

“Tommy Fury is taller than me, he has been boxing 4 occasions so long as me, he has longer arms than me, and he has far more ring expertise. That is by far my hardest check but.

“I got here from doing YouTube two years in the past to beating skilled fighters and now I’m transferring on to beat an expert boxer.”

Fury, who comes from a protracted line of boxers, has additionally appeared to develop his celeb exterior the game and appeared on the British actuality TV present Love Island in 2019.

The pair have been initially scheduled to satisfy in December however Fury was compelled to withdraw as a result of damage.

Amanda Serrano will face Brenda Carabajal on the occasion, which is able to air on Showtime pay-per-view.

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