Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury round-by-round: How Brit star survived late knockdown to dramatically win grudge fight on points | The Sun
27th February 2023

TOMMY FURY survived a late knockdown to secure bragging rights over Jake Paul.

Fury was floored with a left hand in the eighth and final round of his grudge match in Saudi Arabia.

But his jab, combination punching and work rate saw him deservedly edge out on the scorecards.

The pay-per-view affair was gripping from the first bell to the last and here is how SunSport saw it.

Round 1

Fury comes out fast but already the fight gets a bit messy with some holding on both sides

Paul just misses with right a right hand and lunges in to try his luck again, only for Fury to also fail with a counter.


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Big right for Jake goes swinging in but Fury responds well with a combination to take the round.

Round 2

Fury gets behind his jab early, really rocking Paul's head back and stopping him in his tracks.

Paul lands a sharp left but is driven back by a combo by Fury, who is in the ascendancy.

The YouTube star isn't far off with his overhand right but Fury's jab is the difference.

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Round 3

Lively exchange on the inside and this time it's Paul's jab Jake that snaps Fury's head back.

Another good jab lands for Paul and a right hand also connects.

Best round for the American, who was trailing in the opening two.

Round 4

Big combinations for Fury has Paul covering up.

Counter right lands for Fury, who is winning exchanges.

Paul lunges in a bit desperately, but Fury spins him well although he take a left hook for his troubles.

Round 5

Paul lands a big right over top but Fury comes right back.

First controversy of the fight as Paul has a point TAKEN OFF for shots on the back of the head.

Paul comes back with a big right hand as Fury sits on the ropes, but he takes one in response.

Round 6

Three punch combo for Paul as he comes out quickly.

Fury's head is rocked by a jab but he comes back with a lovely right uppercut.

Paul is forced to cover up as Fury lands a body shot but for some reason has a point also taken for holding. Evening it up.

Round 7

Paul comes out fast with a jab as Fury lands a sneaky left uppercut.

It gets a bit scrappy on the inside as they tire, both land with big right hands.

Paul ends the round on the back foot as Fury pushes forward.

Round 8

Fury is FLOORED with a left hand but protests that it was a slip.

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He responds well and comes out swinging but it's getting reckless.

Both swing till the end to cap off a thrilling fight, which two judges gave 76-73 to Fury, with one 75-74 for Paul, who loses on a split.

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