Jake Paul is set to fight Tommy Fury on February 26th, but the Youtuber-turned-boxer has bumped into his opponent’s brother, WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury.
Paul has flown into London to come face-to-face with his opponent and is in attendance for Artur Beterbiev versus Anthony Yarde in the English capital. The fight was announced yesterday and will take place on BT Sport Box Office, so it seems the first face-off between the pair will take place on the show on BT Sport tonight.
However, ‘The Problem Child’ has bumped into the WBC heavyweight champion backstage. Tyson has had some choice words for Paul in the past, however, this encounter was rather tame, probably due to Tyson’s children being present.
Tyson will likely be helping his brother train for his upcoming bout and was approached by Paul backstage, and said into a microphone held by ‘The Problem Child’ saying that a loss for either man would be crushing for their careers.
“They’re both undefeated. Whoever loses is pretty much f***ed, I’d say. There’s not a lot to say. It’s like me – when you speak a lot of s**t you’ve got to back it up. I’ve been doing this for years, thirty odd times in a row. And now it’s time for the big boys to do it. I’m excited. I’m really excited for this.”
𝑻𝑰𝑴𝑬 𝑻𝑶 𝑮𝑬𝑻 𝑰𝑻 𝑶𝑵! 🥊
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Tommy is yet to arrive at the Arena, so the tame words could change, especially as ‘TNT’ and his father, John, have a history of trading X-rated insults.