Jake Paul and Tommy Fury are set to face each other on December 18 in a pay-per-view Showtime main event, and like all mega-big, high-profile boxing fights, they pop up on another mega-big, weekend. large-scale combat.
With Canelo-Plant arriving tonight, also a Showtime pay-per-view, Paul and Fury are in Las Vegas to officially announce their fight with a press conference, which you can stream live at 2 p.m. ET.
Paul (4-0, 3 KOs) comes out of the most serious test of his novelty boxing career, defeating Tyron Woodley by decision on August 29 in Cleveland. Heavyweight king Tyson Fury’s half-brother Fury (7-0, 4 KOs) also struggled on this card, winning a four-round decision over Anthony Taylor, and not exactly setting the world on fire with its performance.
Paul vs Fury has been brewing for some time now, and the deal is done. Fury won’t be in the press today, but his new trainer SugarHill Steward – who is Tyson’s current trainer – will be there in his stead to, I don’t know, make a ridiculous bet for the kids with Jake Paul, I guess.
Paul vs Fury will take place in Tampa, Florida and will also feature the boxing debut of former NBA star Deron Williams, 37, who could face the former NFL star, 38. , Frank Gore.