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    Jake Paul vows not to let ‘little b****’ Tommy Fury ‘weasel out’ of grudge match after Brit is denied entry to USA

    JAKE PAUL has vowed to do everything in his power not to let Tommy Fury “weasel” his way out of their grudge match.The pair’s August showdown at Madison Square Garden is on a knife-edge after Fury was stopped from boarding a flight to the USA to take part in a press conference on Wednesday.
    Jake Paul and Tommy Fury’s grudge match is currently in major doubtCredit: INSTAGRAM@JAKEPAUL
    But the fight is up in the air as Fury was recently denied entry to the USACredit: INSTAGRAM@TOMMYFURY
    Paul reacted angrily to the news on TwitterCredit: TWITTER
    Paul, 25, was left in the lurch by the Brit just days before their proposed dust-up last December and is hellbent on not being stood up by the Love Island hunk again.
    He tweeted: “Tommy, no matter how hard u try to get out of this fight, I’m going 2 do everything in my power 2 not let u weasel ur way out.
    “My team & my partners have made it clear the steps u need to take 2 solve ur latest excuse. Take them or admit ur a scared little b****.”
    Fury was denied entry to America just days after brother Tyson was prevented from entering the country due to his “involvement” with alleged Irish mob boss Daniel Kinahan.
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    YouTube sensation Paul claims Team Fury gave several “assurances” Tommy would have no difficulty entering the States.
    Most Valuable Promotions tweeted: “Despite many assurances by Tommy Fury and his team that he was able to come to the US, and knowing that Tommy was in California just last month, we were surprised to learn that he had an issue at Heathrow airport on Monday.
    “As a result of circumstances out of our control, the scheduled press conference for Wednesday at MSG has been postponed.
    “We are working with our partners at SHOWTIME and Madison Square Garden and will share more information as soon as we are able.”
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    Fury, 23, is in the dark over Homeland Security’s decision to deny him an ESTA.
    He said: “So I just want to come on here and set the record straight before anyone else tries to.
    “Me and my team this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport ready for the press conference, ready to fly out.
    “As soon as I entered the airport I got pulled to one side and I was told by a Homeland security officer that was there that my ESTA had been denied and I wasn’t able to travel to the USA for a reason that I apparently know.
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    “I can stand here and say I’ve done absolutely nothing wrong and I have no clue why I am not allowed to travel to the USA.
    “Like I say I’ve been training for a fight for this whole time, and that’s all I’ve been doing.”
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    Jake Paul next opponent: Conor McGregor and KSI among those tipped to fight YouTuber after Tommy Fury denied US entry

    JAKE PAUL’S hotly-anticipated bout with Tommy Fury is under serious threat after the Love Island star was denied entry to the US.And Betfair reckon KSI is the favourite to step-in and fight his fellow YouTuber – with Conor McGregor’s name also linked.
    Jake Paul might be on the lookout for a new opponent
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    Fury arrived at Heathrow to travel across the Atlantic to promote the bout at a press conference.
    On arrival, a member of staff advised him his ESTA had been rejected.
    That has left the August 6 clash at Madison Square Gardens in major doubt.
    On hearing the news that Fury wouldn’t be granted access to the US, KSI tweeted that he hoped the issues would be sorted.
    And joked that Jake Paul could fight on his undercard if he had no other option.
    Paul tweeted back at KSI and accused him of running scared and avoiding the bout.
    As a result, Betfair make KSI the 6/4 favourite to fight Paul in Fury’s absence.
    Jake Paul next opponentBetfair odd

    Nick Diaz is next best in the market at odds of 3/1.
    The 38-year-old UFC legend has been tipped for fights with the Paul brothers before alongside younger brother, Nate.
    Another from the UFC world, Anderson Silva recently beat Bruno Machado in an exhibition bout last month.
    He’s been tipped to be a step too far for Paul at this stage of his boxing career and Betfair have him at 5/1.
    Then two opponents he knows very well. Tyron Woodley is 8/1 to face Paul a third time, having lost out twice to the YouTuber previously.
    He stepped in for Tommy Fury last December when Fury pulled out through injury and illness as he went looking for revenge.
    But he came up short again.
    Ben Askren lost out within two minutes of the pair’s previous bout and is as big as 10/1 to take him on again in Fury’s place.
    Floyd Mayweather is no stranger to being called out by the Paul brothers for what would be a mega-money clash.
    And any talk of a rematch with Conor McGregor appears to have been shut down in recent days.
    Mayweather is 16/1 to face Jake Paul, with McGregor a 20/1 outsider.
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    Anthony Joshua warned to ‘let his hands go’ in Usyk rematch as Eddie Hearn tips fight to be ‘more exciting’ than first

    ANTHONY JOSHUA has been urged not to be gun shy in his high-stakes rematch with Oleksandr Usyk.The Watford warrior will bid to reclaim the unified heavyweight titles from the undefeated Ukrainian in a potentially career-defining Saudi showdown on August 20.
    Anthony Joshua will renew his rivalry with Oleksandr Usyk in Saudi Arabia in AugustCredit: AFP
    AJ unwisely chose to try and outbox the slick southpaw in their first meetingCredit: MARC ASPLAND
    Eddie Hearn wants the Brit to be more ‘aggressive’ and ‘let his hands go’ in the rematchCredit: REX
    AJ, 32, unwisely attempted to outbox the slick southpaw in their Tottenham tussle last December and ended up suffering a lopsided points defeat.
    And promoter Eddie Hearn believes the Brit’s route to becoming a three-time heavyweight champion lies in him using calculated aggression.
    The Matchroom Boxing chief said: “I don’t think you can just be aggressive against Oleksandr Usyk, but you certainly have to be aggressive.
    “He has to let his hands go more. He has to damage Oleksandr Usyk whenever he can and he has to get him out of his rhythm.”
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    Joshua stung Usyk with the few power shots he landed in his ill-title defence at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
    Uysk’s reactions to the punches were telling for Hearn, who added: “I don’t think Oleksandr Usyk likes getting hit.
    “I don’t think he liked getting hit first in the first fight and he didn’t get hit much.
    “So AJ has got to take the chances when they present themselves and he’s got to be smarter. But he’s got to let his hands go.”
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    Joshua has enlisted the services of world champion coach Robert Garcia for the biggest fight of his professional career.
    And Hearn believes the addition of the renowned trainer – along with the 12 rounds AJ has had with his fellow Olympian – is a sure-fire recipe for fireworks.
    He said: “I think this fight will be a lot more exciting than the first because AJ has shared 12 rounds with Usyk.
    “And he understands the skills he and the attributes of Oleksandr Usyk and he has to negate that with his assets.

    “Which is his power, speed and combination punching. Easier said than done.
    “But certainly, I believe you’re going to see a much more aggressive Anthony Joshua in this fight.” More

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    DILLIAN WHYTE is expected to return to the ring this autumn following his brutal knockout defeat to Tyson Fury in April. The Body Snatcher was dropped by a textbook Fury uppercut in the sixth that saw his world title dream dashed.
    Dillian Whyte has not fought since being knocked out by Tyson Fury in AprilCredit: Getty
    The Body Snatcher has been tipped for an autumn returnCredit: Reuters
    Whyte was given oxygen in his corner after being knocked out in front of 94,000 at Wembley.
    And now promoter Ben Shalom has confirmed Whyte, 34, is likely to return to action this autumn.
    SunSport exclusively revealed earlier this month that Derek Chisora could be offered the chance to fight Whyte if he beats Kubrat Pulev on July 9.
    And Shalom is hoping Whyte will make his comeback before the year is out.
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    The promoter said on Sky Sports: “I know that he’s going to fight again whether it’s with this broadcaster or that broadcaster or that promoter, I don’t know but it would be great to see Dillian back.
    “I don’t think that was him against Tyson Fury, I think anyone can see that and I want to see him back in the ring.
    “I think he was such a fan favourite on Sky for so many years, it would be great, there’s a lot of big fights still out there for him and again I think he will be fighting in Autumn and hopefully, we’ll be involved.”
    Head of BOXXER Shalom was speaking about new signing Joseph Parker and listed him as a possible opponent for Whyte – if talks with Joe Joyce break down.
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    TOMMY FURY’S rearranged fight with Jake Paul is potentially in danger of being SCRAPPED after the Brit revealed he has been denied entry into the US.The 23-year-old had been scheduled to appear at a press conference in New York tomorrow promoting the bout.
    Tommy Fury has confirmed he has been denied entry into the United StatesCredit: Instagram / @tommyfury
    Fury and Jake Paul are scheduled to meet in the ring later this summerCredit: Sportsfile
    But now the August 6 clash against YouTuber turned boxer Paul, 25, has been plunged into doubt.
    Fury revealed on Instagram that his ESTA, which is needed to get into America, had been rejected.
    It comes amid rumours that his brother and heavyweight champ Tyson is banned from entering the US due to his links with alleged criminal Daniel Kinahan.
    Fury said: “So I just want to come on here and set the record straight before anyone else tries to.
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    “Me and my team this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport ready for the press conference, ready to fly out.
    “As soon as I entered the airport I got pulled to one side and I was told by a Homeland security officer that was there that my ESTA had been denied and I wasn’t able to travel to the USA for a reason that I apparently know.
    “I can stand here and say I’ve done absolutely nothing wrong and I have no clue why I am not allowed to travel to the USA.
    “Like I say I’ve been training for a fight for this whole time, and that’s all I’ve been doing.”
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    Fury went on to insist he had “no clue” as to why he had been denied entry into the States.
    But the former Love Island contestant vowed he was trying to resolve the matter.
    He continued: “I have no clue why they would not allow me to travel today, and neither does any of my team or my lawyers.
    “Now I’m having to go to Embassies and all this sort of stuff to try and resolve it, and I’m in the middle of training guys.
    “I don’t know why this has happened today it’s a massive shock to me and my whole team. Obviously it’s a matter that needs to be resolved, it’s government issues. You know it’s a lot bigger than the fight right now and I’m just trying to get it sorted.
    “But I just wanted to let you all know where it was at.”
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    EDDIE HEARN has predicted that Tommy Fury will suffer ‘the most embarrassing thing that could ever happen to him’ and LOSE to Jake Paul.The unbeaten former Love Island star will face the outspoken YouTuber, who has a 5-0 record himself, on August 6 in New York.
    Eddie Hearn has given his prediction for Tommy Fury’s fight with Jake PaulCredit: Rex
    He believes TNT will suffer a humiliating defeat to the YouTuberCredit: Getty
    Fury and Paul will finally collide at Madison Square Garden in just under six weeks.
    The bitter rivals were originally due to fight last December, but Fury was forced to pull out due to illness and a broken rib.
    Now fans are will get to see them collide – and Tyson Fury is that confident his brother will win that he has agreed to bet $1m (£813,715) on the outcome of the bout.
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    And Matchroom promoter Hearn, who works with Fury’s rival Anthony Joshua, believes that a big shock will occur in the Big Apple.
    During an appearance on the MMA Hour, he was asked if he believes Paul would beat Fury, to which he replied: “I think he probably does. They’re about the same kind of level.
    “The problem with Jake is you listen to him and you can’t help being drawn in by the confidence.
    “So I’m now drawn in by the confidence and putting him as a guy who deserves to be a boxer.
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    “On paper Tommy Fury should beat him easily, but then you watch Tommy Fury and you think, ‘Well actually, you’re not very good either.’
    “But what is good about the fight is that it’s a 50/50 fight. As long as it’s a competitive match-up, it doesn’t matter, it’s okay to watch.
    “And that’s a 50/50, I don’t actually know who’s gonna win.”
    And Hearn believes it could be career suicide for either man.
    He added: “If Tommy Fury loses, it is genuinely the most embarrassing thing that could ever happen to him.
    “If Jake loses, his career’s over. So therefore it’s quite exciting.”
    Jake Paul will finally battle the Brit on August 6 in New YorkCredit: Getty More

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    DAVID HAYE doesn’t rank Mike Tyson in his top five heavyweights of all time because of questions over his mental strength.Former two-division champion Haye was discussing the night Tyson beat Michael Spinks in 1988 by a 91-second knockout.
    David Haye says Mike Tyson cannot be considered in the top five heavyweights of all time
    Michael Spinks was beaten by Tyson in 1988
    But the 41-year-old believes Iron Mike’s inability to overcome adversity during fights he was losing is a reason why he does not consider him among the five greatest heavyweights ever.
    Haye told the BBC’s Costello and Bunce podcast: “How many fights did he have where he was behind on points? Where he got put down, hurt and came back, that’s the question.
    “The moment he started to lose or it started to get tough, it seemed to go the other way.
    “Many fighters – Holyfield, Lennox Lewis – they’ve all had tough fights where they are on the brink of losing and found a way to win, I’ve never seen that with Tyson.
    “I find it hard to say someone’s in the top five of all time if they’ve never had a fight which they were losing and they came back to win.”
    Tyson, 55, still reigns as the youngest heavyweight champion of all time after he thrashed Trevor Berbick in 1986 but did so after the death of his mentor Cus D’Amato, who left Kevin Rooney to corner him.
    Four years later, having succumbed to distractions outside the ring, the American was upset by James ‘Buster’ Douglas in Tokyo, losing for the first time.

    Tyson would then spend three years in prison after being convicted of rape in 1992 before making his boxing comeback in 1995.
    He won the world titles back again in 1996 but in the same year lost to Evander Holyfield and infamously bit his ear in their rematch a year later.
    The knockout artist retired in 2005 after losing to Kevin McBride and left the sport with a record of 50–6 but shocked fans after this month announcing plans to make a comeback to compete in exhibition bouts for charity.

    However, he returned to the ring when he faced off against Roy Jones Jr last year.
    But Haye argues if the hotheaded puncher was guided correctly throughout his career, he could have been the greatest heavyweight of all time.
    He explained: “If he would have had the same team around him which got him into that shape and continued to have the fights that he had, he would’ve grown and become a better version than that.
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    “If he’s 21 there, he’s a baby in boxing terms. He was only going to get better and better. But what happened was, he peaked at 21 and didn’t get better, he got worse every fight.
    “He did less training, less sparring, had less discipline, more money, different women. He got worse and worse until he lost.
    “If he didn’t fall off, and had Rooney in his corner and the same team and had people looking after him, investing his money correctly, looking out for him, he could’ve been No1, without a doubt.”
    Tyson believes he has convinced Lennox Lewis to face him in an exhibition fight later this year – despite the pair having a combined age of 111.
    The two men originally came face-to-face 20 years ago and had a heated and infamous build-up to their blockbuster fight.
    Tyson retired in 2005 after losing to Kevin McBrideCredit: AP:Associated Press
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    CANELO ALVAREZ and Gennady Golovkin took a break from throwing punches to toss the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium. The boxing duo shared the honor of getting the ball game started as the New York Yankees took on Oakland Athletics in MLB.
    Canelo Alvarez got the MLB game started at Yankee Stadium on MondayCredit: Instagram @canelo
    Boxing pair Canelo and GGG faced-off on the fieldCredit: Instagram @canelo
    They both threw the first ceremonial pitch ahead of their September 17 showdownCredit: Instagram @canelo
    Canelo, 31, is still reeling from a shock defeat to Dmitry Bivol last month in Las Vegas.
    But fans were delighted to see the Mexican sensation strut his stuff on the mound alongside rival GGG.
    In a small break from tradition, both boxers took part in the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the MLB showdown.
    Alvarez was the first to release his throw, showing good technique as he unleashed a decent fast ball.
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    Golovkin meanwhile looked like a natural in the ballpark, his smooth action seeing his pitch land right on point.
    Boxing fans were in raptures to see their heroes ahead of the crucial match with the Yankees eventually running out 9-5 winners.
    And many were impressed by the boxers’ throwing arm, taking to social media to praise their efforts.
    ‘IT’S PERSONAL’
    One wrote: “Haha canelo could just pitch the rest of the game.”
    While another added: “Canelo’s actually got a pretty good arm!”
    While one said: “This rivalry is just legendary”.
    But some were hoping for more fireworks before the pair went nose-to-nose in a face-off on the mound.
    A fight-starved fan wrote: “Canelo should’ve gone full heel and chucked [the ball] at GGG. Miss opportunity!”

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    Canelo and Golovkin last fought in September 2018, when the Mexican won a controversial rematch on points.
    After four long years, their trilogy is finally back on – and Golovkin, 40, fired shots at the Mexican saying that he had been avoiding getting in the ring with him again.
    But Alvarez is confident that his nine-year age advantage can see him notch another win on September 17.
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    He said: “He’s talking a lot of things about me. That’s why it’s personal.
    “He always talks about how I’m scared, I’m running away when I’m fighting the best guys out there and he’s fighting with Class D fighters.
    “He always pretends to be a nice guy, like in front of people.
    “It is what it is. I don’t pretend to be nice, this is the way I am. I don’t pretend to be another person.
    “He’s two different people, he pretends to be a nice guy. He’s not he’s an a**hole.”
    The trilogy fight has been four years in the makingCredit: Getty Images – Getty More