After two cancellations, boxing rivals Jake Paul and Tommy Fury have finally weighed in ahead of their highly anticipated match in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday night. While some fans may question the legitimacy of the fight, it is undeniably one of the biggest boxing events of 2023.
Both fighters have a lot at stake. Paul hopes to prove that he can match the ability of an active professional boxer, while Fury wants to make his family and WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury proud. A win for either fighter would also earn them a WBC world ranking within the top 40 cruiserweights, putting them one step closer to a world title shot.
The fight is set to air on various platforms, including ESPN+ PPV in the US, BT Sport Box Office in the UK, and DAZN in Brazil and Canada. The main card is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. GMT/2 p.m. ET, with the main event ringwalks at approximately 10 p.m. GMT/5 p.m. ET.
The match between Paul and Fury is the main event on the fight card, which also includes Ilunga Makabu vs. Badou Jack for Makabu’s WBC cruiserweight title, Ashton Sylve vs. Maxwell Awuku in the lightweight division, and several other exciting matchups.
With so much hype and anticipation surrounding the fight, fans are eagerly waiting to see who will come out on top in this highly anticipated matchup.