Jake Paul has CONFIRMED that Tyron Woodley will be replacing Tommy Fury on the December 18th card.
Tommy Fury, the half-brother of Tyson Fury, was initially due to fight Paul in what would have been (by some distance) the biggest payday of his career.
However, rumours began to circulate on Monday morning that Fury had pulled out of the fight with just 12 days until he was due to meet Paul in the ring.
Paul has now taken to social media to confirm the news, revealing that Fury has an undisclosed medical condition and will be replaced by Tyron Woodley.
Tommy Fury has pulled out of the fight due to a “medical condition” and Tyron Woodley is stepping in for December 18th for the official rematch. pic.twitter.com/t1OFVQQBBt
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) December 6, 2021
Woodley had his first bite at the Jake Paul cherry earlier in the year, losing via a split decision on the scorecards.
In wake of the bout, Paul claimed that he’d organise a rematch if Woodley were to get an “I love Jake Paul tattoo.”
Woodley eventually followed through with the bet, but Paul had by that point already turned his attention to fighting Fury.
The rematch WILL now happen, but it remains to be seen what Woodley can manage on just 12 days notice…