Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury?
Tommy Fury beat Jake Paul by split decision in their 8 round contest on Sunday 26th February 2023 at Diriyah Arena, in Diriyah.
The scorecards were announced as 73-76, 75-74, 73-76 in favor of winner Tommy Fury.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds at a catchweight of 192 lb (13.7 stone or 87.1 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Makabu vs Jack for the WBC World Cruiserweight championship.
Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury stats
Back in February 2023, Jake Paul stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Tommy Fury made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws.
Jake Paul was the older man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Paul had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fury. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Jake Paul & Tommy Fury fought out of an orthodox stance.
Paul was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2020, 1 year and 1 month later than Fury, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 44 to Fury's 38.
Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury form
Paul had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Anderson Silva on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Gila River Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tyron Woodley on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Amalie Arena, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tyron Woodley on 29th August 2021 by split decision in their 8 round contest at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
Before that, he had beat Ben Askren on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia.
He had defeated Nate Robinson on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, California.
Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Daniel Bocianski on 23rd April 2022 by points in the 6th round at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Anthony Taylor on 29th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 4 round contest at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jordan Grant on 5th June 2021 by points in the 4th round at Telford International Centre, Shropshire, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Scott Williams on 27th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
He had won against Genadij Krajevskij on 13th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jake Paul had been fighting more than Tommy Fury.
Going to this contest, Jake Paul had last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Tommy Fury's last outing had been 10 months and 3 days ago.
Paul's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What time did Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Diriyah Arena,, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury?
Jake Paul was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Tommy Fury made his way into the ring at 6/5 (+120) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Tommy Fury - Decision||33.33%|
|Tommy Fury - KO||27.78%|
|Jake Paul - KO||16.67%|
|Jake Paul - Decision||11.11%|
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