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Jake Paul gives Tommy Fury Wednesday deadline, has three replacements ready

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Celebrity fighter Jake Paul has given opponent Tommy Fury until Wednesday to resolve his visa problems,

Fury, the brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, is set to fight YouTuber and Most Valuable Promotions chief Paul on August 6 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The pair had been due to fight in December before the light heavyweight had to pull out with a bacterial chest infection and a broken rib.

The duo have maintained their unbeaten records with Fury fighting on the April 23 undercard of Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte, while Paul defeated former UFC champion Tyron Woodley in a rematch.

When the August date was announced, Fury then failed to travel successfully to the United States for a press conference.

“Tommy is officially out by Wednesday morning if he doesn’t go to the embassy / come out of hiding,” Paul said on Twitter.

“3 other opponents lined up. I’m built different.”

Anderson Silva, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Mike Tyson have all been mentioned of late as potential replacements should Fury failed to make the fight.

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