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Paul vs Fury Prediction, Fight Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Paul Can Establish Credibility by Beating Fury

After over a year’s worth of buildup, Jake Paul and Tommy Fury will finally get in the ring and settle the score. The pair have traded barbs restlessly. Now, Paul finally boxes a “real boxer” in Fury. But is Fury really one? The boxing betting odds still favor Paul as he looks to be the one to preserve his unbeaten record this Sunday.

Let’s check the latest Boxing news, stats, and Boxing lines for Paul vs Fury. We’ve got plenty of Boxing picks for you to consider.

Paul vs Fury Prediction, Fight Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks
Paul vs Fury Prediction, Fight Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Paul Has Fought Tougher Competition

Many will scoff at Paul’s boxing record due to who he’s beaten: former MMA champions way past their prime and fellow social media celebrities. But that’s actually a better boxing schedule than whatever Fury has faced. Anderson Silva, Paul’s last opponent, held a win over former champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Most professional boxers and analysts will still critique Paul’s lack of technique. He’s still a novice compared to the upper echelon of the sport. But that is a tier Fury does not belong to. And whatever he lacks in proficiency, Paul makes up for in strength and power.

It’s a reason the online sportsbook pegs Paul as the likely winner here. Paul will be slightly bigger and more powerful than Fury. More importantly, than YouTube star-turned-pro boxer knows how to pick his matches. He won’t willingly go to this fight if he knew he had less than a 50% chance of winning.

Fury Is in No Position To Talk

Fury will be the first “legitimate” boxer Paul will face when they meet on Sunday. But that is not saying much as Tyson’s younger brother is barely ranked and has mainly beaten “taxi drivers” as Paul mocked. It’s not far from the truth. The combined record of Fury’s opponents is 24-176-5. The boxers he knocked out had combined for two wins in over 70 pro fights.

Indeed, Fury will be the lowest-level of boxer Paul needs to set himself up for a ranked opponent. And the 23-year-old underdog can’t make fun of Paul’s past as a Disney star as he himself was part of a reality TV series.

News is coming out of their camp that Fury is training so hard that he’s injuring his sparring partners. Not only is this an intimidation tactic, but it also makes Fury look even more unprofessional and “shook”. Still, boxing “purists” may bet online on Fury as he comes from a boxing family and has been around the sport longer than Paul.

Paul vs Fury Head-to-Head

Paul will be slightly taller than Fury. The former also has a 76-inch reach. Fury’s reach is not officially known. Both box in the orthodox stance and have fought professionally four times each since 2021.

Paul vs Fury Fight Information

  • Fight: Jake Paul (8-0-0, 4 KOs) vs Fury (8-0-0, 4 KOs)
  • Location: Diriyah Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Day/Time: Sunday, Feb. 26, 5 p.m. ET
  • Paul vs Fury Live Stream: Box Live

Paul vs Fury Betting Lines

Paul vs Fury Picks and Prediction

If his last fights have proven anything, it’s that Paul is not someone to be underestimated. The oddsmakers don’t and it seems Fury is. Paul may not be as technical as Fury, but he’s the hungrier and stronger boxer here. Legendary boxing coach and analyst Teddy Atlas picked Paul based on these merits. He’s right.

Jake Paul is listed at -165 in our Vegas boxing lines. This means that if you wager $100 on Paul, you have a chance to win $61. Tommy Fury is +135, offering a chance to win $135 on a $100 wager.

The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives Paul a 62.26% chance to win, with Fury at 42.55%.

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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