The upcoming boxing match between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury is generating a lot of buzz, with some fans questioning its legitimacy, while others are eagerly anticipating the fight. Despite the skeptics, there is no denying that the Paul vs. Fury match is one of the most highly anticipated boxing events of 2023.
Initially, the fight between the two rivals was postponed twice, leading some fans to wonder if it would ever take place. However, the fighters have now weighed in ahead of their showdown in Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, and anticipation is high for the event.
Both fighters are under immense pressure to perform well in the ring. For Jake Paul, this is a chance to prove that he is not just a YouTube sensation, but a serious athlete who can compete with active professional boxers. Meanwhile, Tommy Fury is looking to make his family and WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury proud by securing a win against his opponent.
Beyond personal pride, a victory for either fighter would be significant in terms of their career prospects. A win would secure a WBC world ranking within the top 40 cruiserweights, providing a valuable opportunity to push for a world title shot. This is a major motivator for both Paul and Fury, who are determined to come out on top in what promises to be an exciting and high-stakes fight.
Despite any criticisms about the legitimacy of the match, the Paul vs. Fury showdown is sure to draw a huge audience, with fans on the edge of their seats as they watch these two talented boxers go head-to-head. Whatever the outcome, this fight will be remembered as a major moment in the careers of both fighters and a highlight of the 2023 boxing calendar.
PAUL VS. FURY WEIGH-IN RESULTS
Jake Paul weighed in at 183.6lbs, while Tommy Fury was slightly heavier at 184.5lbs.
WHEN IS PAUL VS. FURY TONIGHT? DATE, START TIME
- Date: Sunday, February 26
- Main card: 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET
The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ring walks scheduled for 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
WHAT CHANNEL CAN I WATCH/STREAM PAUL VS. FURY TONIGHT?
- US: ESPN+ PPV
- UK: BT Sport Box Office
- Brazil & Canada: DAZN
The card will stream live on DAZN PPV in the Brazil for R$49.90, and Canada for CAD $49.99, click here for more information.
Fans in the U.S. can purchase the fight on ESPN+ PPV (click here for more information), UK fans meanwhile can watch the fight on BT Sport Box Office.
WHAT DEVICES ARE SUPPORTED ON DAZN?
DAZN is available on web browsers at DAZN.com (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:
|Mobile Devices||TV & Streaming Devices||Game Consoles|
|iPhone, iPad||Amazon Fire TV||PlayStation 4|
|Android Phones, tablets||Amazon Fire TV Stick||PlayStation 5|
|Amazon Fire tablet||Android TV||XBox One|
|Apple TV||XBox Series X | S|
|LG Smart TV, Smartcast|
|Panasonic Smart TV|
|Samsung Smart TV|
|Sony Smart TV|
WHERE IS THE PAUL VS. FURY FIGHT TONIGHT?
The fight will take place in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
JAKE PAUL RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: January 17, 1997
- Height: 6′ 1″
- Reach: 76″
- Total Fights: 6
- Record: 6-0 (4 KOs)
TOMMY FURY RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: British
- Date of Birth: May 7, 1999
- Height: 6′ 0″
- Reach: N/A
- Total Fights: 8
- Record: 8-0 (4 KOs)
PAUL VS. FURY FIGHT CARD
- Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury; Cruiserweight
- Ilunga Makabu vs. Badou Jack; For Makabu’s WBC cruiserweight title
- Ashton Sylve vs. Maxwell Awuku; Lightweight
- Bader Samreen vs. Viorel Simion; Lightweight
- Muhsin Cason vs. Taryel Jafarov; Cruiserweight
- Adam Saleh vs. Stuart Kellogg; Super lightweight
- Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Ronnald Martinez; Super lightweight