“Fury doesn’t cut it for my 5th fight,” Jake Paul announces next opponent as the deal for Tommy Fury fight turns futile

Paul's next opponent will be chosen amongst former professional boxers, Hector Lopez or Javier Martinez.

Tommy Fury- Jake Paul
Tommy Fury and Jake Paul

Looks like we’re not going to watch the much anticipated Jake Paul versus Tommy Fury anytime soon, at least according to Jake Paul. The Youtuber-cum-Boxer who’s 4-0 so far has announced on Twitter that his fifth professional boxing fight is not going to be against the undefeated Fury and has hence shifted his mind to other alternatives, specifically, a couple of former professional boxers.

Paul last fought in August of this year where he defeated former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley via split decision. Fury on the other hand last fought on the undercard of Paul vs Woodley, where he defeated Anthony Taylor via unanimous decision, elevating his record to 7-0. Both Paul and Fury had an infamous confrontation backstage in the night they fought their opponents.

What Jake Paul tweeted regarding the cancellation of Tommy Fury fight plus who are the alternatives for his next fight

Jake Paul- Tommy Fury
Jake Paul and Tommy Fury

At 1:59 A.M. IST, Paul tweeted “7-0 Fury doesn’t cut it for my 5th fight I’m fighting either Hector Lopez or Javier Martinez next!! Hector was “Tanks” 8th opponent, came in 0-0 and retired 0-1. Hector was an MMAer who was 2-0 Javier was Canelos 10th opponent, entered the fight 0-0 and retired at 0-1 #Clowns

The matchup between Paul and the anticipated next opponent Fury was getting more and more attention day by day. After some alleged back and forth on the fight deal, it was asserted for time being that the fight is going to happen by the end of this year. However, we might now see a certain turn of events. Boxing promoter Frank Warren hasn’t responded to Paul’s tweet yet. IT would be interesting to see how Paul would promote his next fight if it happens to be with one of his aforementioned options.

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Abhai Singh Tanwar is MMA writer at FirstSportz. He is a combat sports enthusiast who was a Taekwondo practitioner for a decade and practiced MMA for six months. Other than combat sports, hobbies and interests include listening music, writing poems, etc. Previously have written content for Spirit for Youth Foundation and The Happy Company.