Jake Paul finalizes a deal to fight Hashem Rahman Jr. The sources say Sports IllustratedChris Mannix.
Rahman Jr, son of former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, will replace Tommy Fury in the boxing match on August 6.
Over a week ago, Fury was denied entry to the United States while leaving London. The fighter said on his Instagram account: via ESPNHe had no idea why the airport prevented him from boarding the plane and entering the United States.
Because of the accident, Paul began looking for other opponents for the August 6 Madison Square Garden event. This will be the first time he has faced Paul Rahman Jr in his professional career.
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It is unclear whether the original million-dollar bet made between Paul and Fury to fight will be included with Rahman Jr. right Now. The two original opponents bet On their social media channels.
The YouTuber would enter the bout with a 5-0 record as a professional boxer, including four by knockout. Paul hasn’t fought since December when he fired Tyrone Woodley.
Rahman Jr has a career record of 12-1 before the August game. The 31-year-old’s last fight was in April against James Mackenzie Morrison, and resulted in his first professional loss after Morrison knocked him out.
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