Tommy Fury: Fighting 8 Rounds Against Jake Paul Is Not An Issue; My Ca...

Tommy Fury might not have actually surpassed 6 rounds in any of his expert or amateur bouts, however he is positive that he can manage 8 rounds against Jake Paul on Sunday if required. Paul has actually finished 8 rounds in 2 of his 6 expert battles, however this will be the very first time he deals with an active expert fighter, in Fury. The 23-year-old from Manchester and the 26-year-old from Westlake, Ohio are set up for 8 rounds at a contracted catch weight of 185 pounds in a pay-per-view centerpiece in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

“Fighting 8 rounds is not a concern,” Fury informed BoxingScene.com. “I’ve been sparring 12 rounds in the fitness center, all with fresh guys. My cardio is through the roofing, my strength is through the roofing. I’ve left no stone unturned. Everything’s entered my favor. I’ve had numerous rounds of sparring and he’s certainly in for a shock.”

Fury has actually gone the range in all of his previous 3 battles, including his latest bout when he went 6 rounds to beat Poland’s Daniel Bocianski at Wembley Stadium in London. The integrated record of the 8 fighters Fury has actually beat is a simple 24-176-5. Paul, on the other hand, has actually dealt with more skilled challengers, having actually beaten 2 previous UFC champs, Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley.

Paul dropped Silva early in the 8th round of his last fight, which he won by consentaneous choice October 29 at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Paul is the small preferred to win against Fury, and the fight will be included on BT Sport Box Office display in the United Kingdom (£19.99) and an ESPN+ card in the United States ($49.99).

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

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