Several MMA Fighters took to social media with reactions following tonight’s Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury result in Saudi Arabia.
Paul (6-1 Boxing) and Fury (9-0 Boxing) finally collided inside of the ring this evening at Diriyah Arena in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
The bout, which was being billed as ‘The Truth’, was scheduled for eight 3-minute rounds and took place at a 185lbs limit.
Jake Paul, 26, entered the ring sporting a perfect record of 6-0, his latest victory coming by unanimous decision over UFC Hall of Famer Anderson Silva. Prior to that win, ‘The Problem Child’ had scored a thunderous knockout of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in their rematch.
Meanwhile, Tommy Fury had entered the squared circle in Saudi Arabia boasting an undefeated professional record of 8-0. Four of the Brit’s eight career wins had come by way of knockout.
This night’s ‘Paul vs. Fury’ contest proved to be a good fight overall. Tommy Fury was able to establish his jab early and utilized the strike to get off the better volume of punches throughout the fight. After a pair of controversial point deductions, it seemed that Fury was ahead on the scorecards headed into the eighth and final round. Despite getting a brief knockdown in round eight, Jake Paul was unable to score a finish and Fury once again battled back to land the better volume of strikes.
Official Result: Tommy Fury def. Jake Paul by split decision (74-75, 76-73, 76-73)
Check out the reactions of several MMA Fighters to ‘Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury’ below:
Post-fight reactions to Tommy Fury defeating Jake Paul: