For the second time, Tommy Fury will not compete in a scheduled boxing match with Jake Paul.
Paul, YouTube star turned boxer, Wednesday wrote on Twitter That he sent a termination notice to Fury, acknowledging that he was officially exited from his planned August 6 fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Paul wrote that he “will face a new opponent at short notice,” but he did not say who that opponent would be.
Last week, Briton Fury was denied entry to the United States to attend a news conference promoting the fight for undisclosed reasons. Paul wrote that his team at Most Valuable Promotions was doing what they could to help the situation, but Fury “wasn’t interested” and “completely disappeared.”
Fury, the younger half-brother of heavyweight boxing champion Tyson, wrote on Instagram on Wednesday that he is ready to fight Paul in a “neutral country that both sides can enter” and is confident that such a fight will happen when your team finds a solution. your travel problems.
“I am sad and disappointed with the issues I faced getting into the United States,” Fury said. “This is something that neither I nor my team expected to happen. This situation has been left in the hands of lawyers, as refusal to enter a country is clearly a very serious problem that must be resolved later.
Paul, 25, is 5-0 as a professional boxer and knocks out former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley last December. Fury, 23, is an 8-0 professional boxer and a popular personality in the UK thanks to his older brother’s fame and appearances on the popular reality show Love Island.
“Thinker. Professional twitter fanatic. Certified introvert. Troublemaker. Unapologetic zombie maven.”