Tommy Fury vows next opponent will be ‘bigger than Paul’ as he eyes ring return

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    Tommy Fury has vowed his next fight will be "bigger than Jake Paul" after he defeated his rival via split decision.

    The pair had been due to fight twice before, but the first bout was scrapped due to an injury suffered by Fury and the second was cancelled because of travel issues. They finally fought in Saudi Arabia last month, with Fury winning by judges' decision.

    After the bout they both verbally agreed to a rematch but, in an appearance on Soccer AM, Fury suggested he could fight someone other than Paul next instead. "I'm down for a rematch," he said, before suggesting Paul does not want to fight him again.

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    "I will fight him tomorrow. Does he want it? I'm not so sure. The next fight I will take will be bigger than Jake Paul."

    However, Fury did admit he found it "difficult" fighting the YouTube star and claimed facing a "legit experienced fighter" would be "easier". He added: "It's difficult because he is a big, strong man, but I knew there was nothing he can do.

    "Anybody can go in there and fight. I'd sooner fight a legit experienced fighter because it would be easier.

    "Fighting guys like that who are erratic and throwing punches from different angles, they don't know what they are doing, and it makes them awkward. It's a difficult challenge, but I got him with the sweet science.

    "It was very frustrating because there were two setbacks and two cancelled fights. All that time when it looked like it was my fault because I knew I could beat him.

    "When everything was getting made and said, there was a bit of pressure. On the night, I didn't feel anything because there comes a certain stage where it just gets too big."


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