Jake Paul was very confident going into his fight against Tommy Fury. Overall, Paul was convinced he would come through with a knockout in the fourth round. However, that is not how it went down. Instead, Fury won the match via split decision. It was a close fight, although it is clear that Fury won more rounds in a convincing fashion. Despite Paul’s ability to knockdown Fury in the eighth round, it wasn’t enough to ultimately get the victory. For Paul, this is the first loss of his career.
As for Tommy Fury, he will be looked at as just a bit more legitimate. He defeated someone he had evaded on two separate occasions, and now, he can seek out more seasoned fighters. When it comes to Jake Paul, no one knows what he will do next. It is clear that he still needs a ton of work before he can even think about legitimate title fights. However, he is still a young guy and there is plenty of time for him to work on his craft. As he made it clear on Twitter, he plans to come back with a vengeance.
Jake Paul Speaks
“Don’t judge me by my wins, judge me by my losses. Congrats to Tommy, his team and his family. Thank you to everyone that tuned in. Saudi Arabia thank you as well. I will be back.” Paul wrote. “To all my young fans, I love you. Don’t be saddened by my loss. Life is full of ups and downs. You just have to learn from your failures and come back better. Hard work, hard work, hard work.” This is certainly a great message to convey. Moreover, it shows that Paul is being modest in defeat. There were fears he would take his first loss poorly, but that has not been the case.
Moving forward, it will be interesting to see how things go for Paul. He could definitely get in the ring with someone like KSI, who has been jonesing for a fight against Paul. Although, who knows if Paul still wants to fight YouTube personalities? Let us know who you think Jake should fight next, down in the comments below.