‘Jake Paul is a conman’ – Tommy Fury takes sensational swipe at rival and slams fight with UFC legend Anderson Silva | The Sun

TOMMY FURY has labelled boxing rival Jake Paul a 'conman' for fighting ageing UFC legend Anderson Silva rather than him.

Brit Fury believes YouTuber Paul will beat 47-year-old Silva with farcical ease in Arizona on Saturday night.


And Tyson Fury's younger half-brother, 23, reckons the American can't be taken seriously until they meet.

Paul has won all his five pro fights, while Silva has won both his bouts since retiring from MMA two years ago.

Fury, 23, and 25-year-old Paul are still trying to set up a grudge match after two cancellations.

And the Mancunian suggested the social media celebrity is taking easy money in the meantime.

READ MORE ON BOXING

Jake Paul net worth 2021 – how much money has he made from boxing career?

PartyCasino offer: How to claim an incredible 120 FREE SPINS on Starburst

Asked if Paul will beat Silva, he replied: "Very comfortably. He's not a boxer, he's an MMA fighter who's been retired for years and is 50 years of age.

"Jake Paul's a con man. Until he signs to fight me, I'm not interested in what he does."

But Silva insists he's in good enough condition to see off Paul.

The Brazilian said: "I'm going to do my best to make a good show for everyone.

Most read in Boxing

JAKE PAUL VS ANDERSON SILVA

Latest updates from HUGE fight as Paul faces his toughest test

GLOVES OFF

Boxing can be a tough sport – but I find it hard to walk away, says Tyson Fury

MY LITTLE FIGHTER

Watching my little baby's fight for life inspired me, says Tyson Fury

CAR PAUL

Jake Paul's stunning car collection includes £165k Lambo & £80k wrapped Tesla

JOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100s OF GAMES TO PLAY AND NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Ts&Cs apply)

"Of course I'm going to win, I'm training for that fight."

Silva came in at 186.1lb and Paul at a career-low 186.5lb for their catchweight contest.

Paul has compiled his unbeaten record at around 190lb but Silva negotiated a compromise of 187lb.

Source: Read Full Article