Match Clips: Tommy Fury humbles Jake Paul in boxing match
In a massive boxing grudge bout on Sunday night in Saudi Arabia, Tommy Fury overcame his opponent Jake Paul. During eight gruelling rounds at the Diriyah Arena in Riyad, the former Love Island star triumphed on the cards through split decision despite suffering a late knockdown, which he believed was a slip.
Fury’s biggest victory to yet earns him bragging rights, a large sum of money, and a spot in the WBC’s top 40, while YouTube star Paul braces for his first defeat in the ring after being undefeated in the amateur ranks without ever meeting a professional boxer. Paul, blaming sickness and an arm ailment for his lacklustre performance, has already announced his intention to utilize a rematch clause.
Badou ‘The Ripper’ Jack, at age 39, became a three-weight world champion when he stopped Ilunga Makabu in the 12th round of their fight on an exciting undercard in the Middle East. Bader Samreen, Muhsin Cason, and Ziyad Almaayouf also took home victories on the night’s main event.