Boxing match between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury set for MSG in August

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One of the biggest potential boxing matches to be made has finally been signed and will go down in less than two months. Today, Jake Paul (5-0) and Tommy Fury (8-0) both announced that the contracts have been signed for their fight and it will finally go down.

The two men will meet in the squared circle on August 6th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Originally, the two were supposed to meet last December, but Fury had to pull out of the fight due to injury.

After Fury pulled out, Jake Paul had his rematch with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. After a lackluster start to the boxing match where Paul didn’t seem incredibly sharp, he landed a blistering right hand that knocked Woodley out cold.

The knockout win gave Paul his fifth boxing win and gave him his fourth knockout. Tommy Fury returned to the ring in April when he took on Daniel Bocianski. Wasn’t the greatest performance, but Fury got the job done and won by decision.

Analyzing the boxing matchup

When these two men first started talking about meeting in the boxing ring, I honestly thought that Tommy Fury was the better boxer. He had a good record, is the younger brother of one of the greatest boxers in history, and he has great physical traits.

However, after watching the two compete in the ring multiple times now, I think it’s safe to say Jake Paul should be the favorite. Love him or hate him, Jake Paul has a ton of pop in his shots and he’s very explosive.

He’s shown that he can hold his own in the boxing ring. Yes, he hasn’t faced any true boxers, but in Tyron Woodley, he fought someone that could put him in danger. He went through that fire twice and won both times.

Fury hasn’t fought anyone of note and he’s honestly looked a little stiff at times in the ring. Now, I believe we will likely see the best Tommy Fury when these two meet. There’s a lot of pressure on him to win this boxing match for his family. His older brother, Tyson Fury, jokingly said he’d be kicked out of the family if he lost.

There’s also a lot of pressure on Jake Paul to get the win. If Paul gets the win, it’s going to setup a potentially massive fight with Nate Diaz towards the end of the year. It could be another lucrative year for The Problem Child.

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