Although Jake Paul has built a reputation for his confidence, Eddie Hearn has given him a warning ahead of his upcoming battle with Tommy Fury.
On August 6, ‘The Problem Child’ remains scheduled to fight the younger brother of the WBC Heavyweight Champion. However, as of right now, the Brit can’t get into the United States. Upon arrival at Heathrow Airport, he discovered that his ETSA had been denied. Therefore, he has to desperately scramble to the embassy to find a resolution to the issue.
On July 3, Paul tweeted: “Tommy is officially out by Wednesday morning if he doesn’t go to the embassy / come out of hiding. Three other opponents lined up. I’m built different.”
And with time running out, fans are concerned that the long-awaited bout will fail to come to fruition. But in the assumption that we do still get to witness the contest at Madison Square Garden, one of boxing’s most notorious promoters has reared his head to give the YouTube star some much-needed advice.
Eddie Hearn warns Jake Paul ahead of Tommy Fury fight
Despite joining forces to promote the biggest fight in women’s boxing history between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano, the heads of Matchroom and Most Valuable Promotions don’t see eye to eye.
In fact, Paul has despised Hearn since the Essex-based promoter referred to him as “distinctly average” in a face-off hosted by Ariel Helwani.
Hearn recently rejoined the combat sports journalist on an edition of ‘The MMA Hour‘ to give his unfiltered opinion on the super fight.
The 43-year-old stressed that both boxers have to win the bout.
As per Boxing Social, he said: “If Tommy Fury loses, it’s genuinely the most embarrassing thing that could ever happen to him.
“If Jake loses, his career is over. So therefore it’s quite exciting.”
He added that it makes sense for Paul to cross the pond to make the contest happen.
The businessman explained: “I think it’s a lot bigger in the UK than it is here [in the US]. Tommy Fury was on Love Island [in the UK]… and Jake Paul’s a big star in the UK.
“I’m not sure it’s going to knock the socks off pay-per-view in the US, and I’m not sure what it does on the gate.”
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