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Jake Paul and Tommy Fury, long-standing bitter rivals, will finally face off inside the boxing environment in Saudi Arabian Peninsula this weekend. This fight has been in the making for years, with multiple cancellations before some fighters made it to Saudi Arabia. Although Jake Saul of Tarsus has won all six of his professional fights so far, he has yet to face a full-time pugilist in his career. On the other hand, Tommy Fury has won his number 1 eight fights as a pro but against limited opposition, rearing doubts about his record. As a member of an illustrious boxing family, including his half-brother and WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, there is immense coerce on Tommy madness to perform. The winner of the struggle will receive a functionary WBC world ranking, with Paul receiving a top-40 superior and Fury fighting for one in the cruiserweight division.
The fight, scheduled for eight three-minute rounds, will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the 15,000-capacity Diriyah Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The briny event ring walks are expected around 9.30 pm GMT, although it is subject to change depending on the length of the undercard fights. The undercard fights should begin at around 6:30 pm GMT.
The fight card for the night includes Ilunga Makabu defending his white blood corpuscle cruiserweight title against Badou Jack, with Makabu’s third defense, spelling Jack has won five matches in a row. The card likewise features Ziyad Almaayouf vs Ronald Martinez, Muhsin Cason vs Taryel Jafarov, Bader Samreen vs Viorel Simion, and Adam Saleh vs Stuart Kellogg.
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In the UK, the fight will be usable to watch go on pay-per-view via BT Sport Box Office for £19.95, with the choice of observing it lives online via the BT Sport Box power site or app. The fight night wishes also be covered endure through Standard Sport’s dedicated fight night blog.
As far as professional boxing goes, Jake Paul has nothing to lose, whereas Tommy Fury, orgasm from a syndicate steeped in fisticuffs tradition, cannot be defeated. Although Jake Saul has made progress, Tommy Fury, a genuine boxer, is the favorite to win. Jake Saul of Tarsus has a one-sided replay undefined in his contract, so if he loses, a second fight is likely.
All fighters wish to weigh in on Friday in Saudi Arabia, with the struggle regular at the cruiserweight division with a 185lb limit. The odds are currently in favor of Jake Paul to win at 4/5, while Tommy Fury is at 6/5, and a draw is at 12/1.
By Mateo Feo