Tommy Fury wins long-awaited fight against Jake Paul in Saudi Arabia

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Tommy Fury was announced the victor by divided determination successful his much-anticipated combat against Jake Paul.

After 8 rounds, the judges scored it: 75-74 Paul, 76-73 Fury and 76-73 Fury.

Fury, 23, the younger member of heavyweight satellite champion Tyson Fury who starred successful Love Island successful 2019, said: "For the past two-and-half years, this is each that's consumed my life. Tonight I made my ain bequest - I americium Tommy Fury.

"I had a imagination I would win, radical doubted me, but everyone tin instrumentality enactment now.

"I had the satellite connected me, unit connected my shoulders and I came through. This is simply a satellite rubric combat to me, this is my destiny, my fate.

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Scuffles astatine Fury and Paul weigh-in

"This is my archetypal main event. If helium wants a rematch, bring it on!

"Jake Paul took immoderate bully shots - he's a acold amended boxer than I thought helium was."

Paul, 26, an American YouTube prima who made a sanction for himself connected the societal media level Vine and made his nonrecreational boxing debut successful 2020, said: "I felt level - I got sick truly atrocious doubly successful this camp, injured my arm.

"This wasn't my champion performance, but that's nary excuse.

"Don't justice maine by my wins, I'll travel backmost stronger."

Several celebrities including Mike Tyson and Cristiano Ronaldo attended the lucifer successful Saudi Arabia's Diriyah Arena successful Riyadh.


Image: Cristiano Ronaldo astatine the Tommy Fury and Jake Paul boxing lucifer successful Riyadh. Pic: AP

Mike Tyson astatine  the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury fight

Image: Mike Tyson astatine the Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury fight

The long-awaited combat - billed arsenic "The Truth" - has already been postponed twice.

The bout was primitively scheduled for December 2021, but Fury pulled out, citing a bacterial corruption and breached rib - prompting Paul to marque him "boxing's biggest b****".

The combat was rescheduled for August 2022 successful the US, but Fury pulled retired again, this clip owed to visa issues.

Fury met his woman Molly-Mae Hague connected Love Island successful 2019. The brace welcomed their archetypal kid successful January.

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