Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury fight: everything we know about the boxing match so far

7 July 2022, 15:14

Tommy has now pulled out of the fight due to travel issues.

Update: 7/7/22:

Jake Paul and Tommy Fury's August fight has now been cancelled due to travel issues.

He had been given a deadline of Wednesday 6 July to sort out the problem but failed to do so.

Fury released a statement via Instagram explaining the situation.

Tommy Fury DENIED entry to the USA ahead of fight with Jake Paul

He said that he is "gutted and disappointed in regards to the issues I have faced with entry into the USA".

"This is something that myself or my team could have never anticipated happening", he continued.

"I am confident this fight will happen when this issue gets resolved and we come to a solution. I want to clarify that I will fight in a neutral country that both parties can enter. This can be anytime, any place, anywhere."

Tommy Fury in training
Tommy Fury in training. Picture: Instagram @tommytntfury

24/6/22

Jake Paul uploaded a video to Twitter this week (22nd June) calling Tommy out and said that "boxers like him are the reason this sport started to die."

Tommy reportedly cancelled the new date after his Dad, John Fury, was not able to attend.

Paul said that Fury was "fumbling the bag" by appearing to cancel the August fight.

Jake Paul savagely trolls Tommy Fury after he withdraws from boxing fight

Fury put this to rest by tweeting that the match would be on and that Paul should have "stuck to fighting those paid off MMA fighters and kept my name out of your mouth."

He also clapped back at Paul by saying that he "doesn't need anybody to help me lay you flat on that canvas."

Tommy extended his pro boxing record to 6-0 with a 40-36 points win against Jordan Grant in Telford.
Tommy extended his pro boxing record to 6-0 with a 40-36 points win against Jordan Grant in Telford. Picture: Getty

During a previous interview, Tommy's father John Fury previously warned Paul that his son Tommy would 'murder him' in a boxing match.

Jake Paul is a YouTube-turned boxer. His boxing career began in August 2018, when he defeated British YouTuber Deji Olatunji.
Jake Paul is a YouTube-turned boxer. His boxing career began in August 2018, when he defeated British YouTuber Deji Olatunji. Picture: Getty Images

Speaking to IFL TV, Tommy Fury's dad said, "I'd give Jake Paul the back of my hand, and I'm 56-years-old."

He continued, "This kid [Tommy] would murder Jake Paul. He'd be on a life sentence, he'd have a murder charge if he fights Jake Paul".

Jake Paul also once confirmed he would be up for a fight with the former reality star once Tommy "gets to his level".

Jake Paul holds an unbeaten boxing record with five wins from five fights.
Jake Paul holds an unbeaten boxing record with five wins from five fights. Picture: Getty

A press conference will be held on the 29th June to address more details of the fight.

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