Tommy Fury vs Anthony Taylor LIVE fight live
YouTube star Jake Paul and former UFC champion Tyron Woodley will fight one another in a boxing match tonight, as the sport’s controversial crossover era continues, and the most highly-anticipated undercard bout sees Tommy Fury take on Anthony Taylor.
Fury – brother of world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson – is a former Love Island contestant and has so far amassed a professional record of 6-0 with four knockouts to his name. Meanwhile, Taylor – a sparring partner of Paul – has lost his only pro contest, and the American lost it via knockout.
Fury has been involved in a war of words with Paul on social media and the Briton could be next up for the American vlogger, if the pair win their respective contests at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio this evening.
Elsewhere on the card, British heavyweight Daniel Dubois is in action against Joe Cusumano.
Follow live updates below as Tommy Fury and Anthony Taylor go head-to-head in the boxing ring.
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Paul vs Woodley: Welcome!
Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley.
The pair will fight one another in a boxing match tonight, as the sport’s controversial crossover era continues.
Paul, 24, gained fame and notoriety as a vlogger but has delved into the world of boxing with one amateur fight and three professional bouts. So far, the American has won all of those contests via knockout, with his opponents in his professional fights being fellow Youtuber AnEsonGib, former NBA star Nate Robinson and former mixed martial artistBen Askren.
Now, Askren’s close friend Woodley will step into the ring with the divisive Paul. American Woodley, 39, was recently released by the UFC due to a four-fight losing streak, but what preceded that run was a dominant spell as welterweight champion. This bout with Paul marks the former NCAA Division I wrestler’s first time venturing into boxing.
On the undercard at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio, Tommy Fury will compete against Anthony Taylor – a sparring partner of Paul. Fury, brother of world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson, is a former Love Island contestant and has been involved in a war of words with Paul on social media. The Briton could be next up for Paul, if the pair win their respective contests this evening. Meanwhile, British heavyweight Daniel Dubois is in action against Joe Cusumano.