Tommy Fury is waiting for Jake Paul to ‘honour’ their bet after the professional boxer won their Saudi Arabia fight

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The professional boxer beat the Youtuber-turned-boxer by split decision on Sunday, February 26.

Tommy Fury is still waiting for Jake Paul to ‘honour’ their purse bet after the pair made an “all or nothing” deal prior to their Saudi Arabia fight. The professional boxer, 23, beat the Youtuber-turned-boxer, 26, by split decision on Sunday, February 26.

Just days before the highly anticipated bout, during a press conference on February 23, Jake said: "I think we make a deal then since you’re so confident. I think we make a deal. If you win, I’ll pay you double what I’m paying you already. But if I win, I take everything that I’m paying you."

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While Tommy remained quiet following the challenge, his father and trainer John Fury agreed to the deal on his son’s behalf and the two fighters eventually shook hands. John said: "You’ve got a deal. All or nothing. All or nothing. You’ve got it. ... Just to confirm, can we have this in writing, please, as well? Because you know what? Thank you Jake, you’re making our night and stay even better."

Jake Paul after his defeat to Tommy Fury in February 2023Jake Paul after his defeat to Tommy Fury in February 2023
Jake Paul after his defeat to Tommy Fury in February 2023

However, Tommy revealed on Good Morning Britain that Jake is yet to pay up. The new dad said: "At the end of the day, we were live on TV and we shook hands. We’re old-fashioned guys, so a handshake means everything to us, but let’s see if he honors it or not. A handshake is as good as a contract to us."

It’s not as though the Youtuber can’t afford his side of the deal, after he bragged on his podcast - BS w/ Jake Paul - that he earned $30 million for the fight and claimed that the pay per view bout had “over half a million buys”.

However they settle, or don’t settle, their purse bet, it seems likely that a rematch is on the table with Jake believing he “deserves” a second chance and Tommy agreeing “he can bring it on”.

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