Fans React to Jake Paul’s First Boxing Loss in Fight Against Tommy Fury
- Jake Paul suffered his first boxing defeat at the hands of Tommy Fury on Sunday in Saudi Arabia
- Fans took to social media to react to the YouTube star's loss, with some celebrating his downfall
- Fury defeated Paul via split decision, leading some to call for a rematch between the two rivals
Jake Paul finally met his match.
The Youtuber-turned-boxer tasted his first defeat in the boxing ring, losing to Tommy Fury on Sunday.
That sent the fans into a frenzy, with social media buzzing with their reactions on one of the year’s biggest fights.
Fury earns split decision win
The fight between the two bitter rivals was close on the scorecards, with Fury winning in Saudi Arabia via a split decision. He overcame a late knockdown to grab the win over eight rounds, per CBS Sports.
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Jake Paul haters were quick to share their opinions on Twitter, celebrating the end of the star’s unbeaten boxing record.
Why is Paul so hated?
Paul has been widely criticized for carefully selecting his opponents, fighting non-boxers past their primes to build his boxing career.
Among the fighters Paul beat before were 47-year-old MMA legend Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley, who was almost 40 when they fought.
NFL star Robert Griffin III joined in the fun, with the former Washington quarterback posting a video of how the internet celebrated the loss of Jake Paul.
Froch blasts Paul after fight
Former world middleweight champion Carl Froch did not hold back with his reaction following the fight, blasting Paul for his "terrible" performance.
Celebrities watch Paul vs. Fury
Sports Brief recently reported on the celebrities who watched the fight between Tommy Fury and Jake Paul.
Among the stars in attendance were football superstar and now Al Nassr captain Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese just scored a hat trick this past weekend, and he continued his celebrations by watching the fight.
Boxing royalty also attended the match, with heavyweight legend Mike Tyson spotted inside the venue. British heavyweight boxer Derek Chisora also was in hand to watch the much-publicized fight.
Source: Sports Brief News