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Jake Paul accepts Tommy Fury's challenge, but wants Tyson Fury on the card as well

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Jake Paul has responded to Tommy Fury's challenge, saying he would want Tommy's heavyweight champion brother Tyson Fury on the card if he were to accept.

Paul's third professional boxing fight took him to 3-0, as he finished former UFC star Ben Askren in just two minutes in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday.

Of course, Paul's fellow YouTuber AnSonGib, retired NBA basketballer Nate Robinson, and an out-of-shape grappler Askren are a far cry from someone like the younger Fury brother, 21, who boxes at light-heavyweight and is 5-0 in his fledgling career thus far with four knockouts.

Tweeting the morning after the Paul-Askren bout, Fury said: "I'm ready to give the people what they want," while tagging Jake Paul in the post.

 

Paul later revealed what would make such an encounter appealing to him.

"I'm going to plant the seed now," he told ES News (as transcribed by The Mirror). "Tommy Fury vs. me and Michael Hunter against Tyson Fury on the same night. "Tommy is weak... and Tommy's girlfriend [Molly-Mae Hague] DM'd me before they went on that reality show [Love Island]."

Paul had been going back-and-forth with the Furys on Twitter earlier in the year, and now the door is potentially open for such a card as outlined by the American.

Of course, WBC champ Fury has signed to face Anthony Joshua next in a blockbuster unification bout. However, he has expressed his doubts over whether the megafight will finally get a confirmed date and venue.

 

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