Jake Paul combat: Tommy Fury is out, Tyron Woodley is in

Jake Paul fight: Tommy Fury is out, Tyron Woodley is in

Jake Paul, presumably saying one thing imply about Tommy Fury.

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The Jake Paul-Tommy Fury combat will not be occurring — at the least not for some time. However that does not imply Paul will not combat on Dec. 18. On Monday, Fury, the half brother of the reigning heavyweight king Tyson Fury, stated he’s withdrawing from the deliberate combat as a consequence of well being causes, and is hoping to reschedule their bout for 2022. And Paul stated that he’ll combat a rematch with Tyron Woodley as a substitute of preventing Fury.

Tommy Fury is out

Fury’s promoter, Frank Warren, posted a tweet thread on Monday asserting the change.

“I’m completely heartbroken that I’ve been compelled to withdraw from my combat with Jake Paul as a consequence of a bacterial chest an infection and damaged rib,” Fury stated in one of many tweets. “I am unable to categorical how upset I’m and I actually do hope we will get this combat rescheduled within the New Yr, I need this combat to nonetheless occur greater than something.”

Tyron Woodley is in

However it did not take Paul lengthy to discover a new opponent. On Monday, he tweeted that he’ll nonetheless be preventing on Dec. 18, however as a substitute of Tommy Fury, he is preventing a rematch with Tyron Woodley.

“When my group woke me up on Friday to inform me Tommy was pulling out, I instructed them I am able to combat anybody on Dec. 18,” Paul stated in a press launch. “Troy, Trey, Trevor, Travis. I do not give a rattling who it’s.”

Paul fought Woodley, a combined martial artist, in August, defeating him in a split-decision bout. You could keep in mind Paul’s light-up trunks, or Woodley’s trunks promoting “Dude Wipes.” Or possibly you keep in mind how Paul instructed Woodley that he’ll give him a rematch if Woodley will get an “I like Jake Paul” tattoo. Which he did — on the within of 1 finger, the place hardly anybody can see it.

“First time I outboxed [Woodley],” Paul stated in a press launch. “This time I am gonna punish him and go away little doubt.”

Paul-Woodley combat: When and the place

The combat remains to be scheduled for Dec. 18 in Tampa, Florida, on the Amalie Area. It will not go unnoticed by viewers that Woodley will solely have two weeks to prepare for the bout.

The combat can be obtainable on PPV by means of Showtime

Combat stipulations

Jake Paul likes to have weird bets, like Tyron Woodley getting the “I like Jake Paul” tattoo after dropping. If he had fought Fury, he was angling to make him change his identify to “Tommy Fumbles” for one 12 months. However the wager was by no means finalized or agreed to, at the least that we all know of. And now it is type of a moot level till the combat will get rescheduled — if that occurs.

The Fury combat would’ve been the primary time Paul fought somebody nearer to his personal top and pure weight, plus the primary time he fought somebody with an analogous quantity of boxing expertise. Fury’s file is 7-0, with 4 knockouts to his identify. Jake Paul is 4-0.  

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