Who is Tommy Fury? Professional boxer and reality television personality facing Jake Paul in the ring tonight
Tommy Fury is set to take on Jake Paul in the ring following months of anticipation - here’s all you need to know about the reality TV star.
Tommy Fury will step into the ring to take on Jake Paul in their highly anticipated fight after months of build-up. The fight is set to take place in Saudi Arabia tonight (February 26) ahead of Artur Beterbiev’s light-heavyweight world title fight against Anthony Yarde in London.
Tommy Fury is a professional boxer, who first made a name for himself when he appeared on the fifth season of Love Island. He coupled up with current partner Molly-Mae Hague, and the pair ended up finishing as runners up on the series. Since then the pair have moved in together, and welcomed their first child in February 2023, a daughter named Bambi.
The brother of two-time heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has previously pulled out of two fights against social media personality Jake. In December 2021, the fight was called off by Tommy due to a combination of injury and illness. The boxer then withdrew for a second time in August 2022 due to Visa issues preventing his travel to the USA.
So, what is Fury’s fight record? Here’s everything you need to know about Tommy Fury v Jake Paul including how to watch.
Tommy Fury fight record
Fury made his professional debut against Jevgenijs Andrejevs (10–102–3) on December 22, 2018 at the Manchester Arena, scoring a four-round points decision (PTS) victory (40–36).
He has since taken part in eight fights during his career, winning all of them - four of which have been won by knockout.
Fury was first scheduled to face YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul on December 18, 2021. However, Fury pulled out of the bout due to a bacterial chest infection and a broken rib. He returned to the ring on the undercard of his brother Tyson Fury’s WBC and The Ring title fight against Dillian Whyte on April 23, 2022 at Wembley Stadium in London, in which he defeated Daniel Bocianski on points.
Tommy Fury height & weight
Fury is 1.83m tall, just shy of opponent Paul’s 1.85m.
During the chaotic weigh in, which saw things get feisty between the contenders, Fury weighed in at 184.5 lbs for the fight while Paul scaled 183.6 lbs
Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul - how to watch
Tommy Fury v Jake Paul will be available to watch live on BT Sport Box Office in the UK. BT Sport will be charging viewers £19.95 to watch the fight.