Former two division world champion Carl Frampton is backing Youtube star turned boxer, Jake Paul, to return away with a victory over unbeaten prospect Tommy Fury, who’s the youthful brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.
The 24-year-old Paul (4-0, 3 KOs) is going through the primary professional boxer of his profession, with Fury (7-0, 4 KOs) being his hardest take a look at so far on paper.
Their Showtime Pay-Per-View bout takes place on December 18 in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Fury, who comes from a really revered combating household, has his again in opposition to the wall in a make or break struggle.
Like Paul, the 22-year-old boxer is attempting to earn his respect within the ring. A loss to Paul could be crippling to any future aspirations as a severe prizefighter.
Fury had some struggles in successful a 4 spherical resolution again in August, over fight sports activities veteran Anthony Taylor. On the identical card, which occurred in Cleveland, Paul received an eight spherical resolution over former UFC world champion Tyron Woodley.
When sizing the 2 males up, Frampton is choosing Paul to win.
“I believe that it’s an enormous struggle and if I’m being trustworthy, I’d most likely favor Jake Paul within the struggle,” mentioned Frampton to Joe.co.uk.
“He fastidiously picked his opponents clearly and he’s not fought a boxer but, however the first boxer he’s combating is a man who’s a relative novice within the grand scheme of issues and who appears to have points going greater than 4 rounds.
“So I believe that I’d favor Jake Paul in that struggle after which we hear him, as mad as it could sound, he’s beat an actual boxer, though it’s Tommy Fury, he begins calling out Gervonta Davis, Canelo [Álvarez] it’s psychological. However, yeah I’d favor him within the struggle in opposition to Tommy Fury.”
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