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‘That script was fraudulent’: Fighters react to Tommy Fury’s split call over Jake Paul

Jake Paul v Tommy Fury Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images

Jake Paul is no longer an undefeated boxer after Tommy Fury outboxed him over eight rounds to capture a split decision.

Two judges scored the fight for Fury via 76-73 scores, while one dissented for Paul by a 75-74 score.

Paul knocked down Fury in the eighth and final round of the cruiserweight fight in Saudi Arabia, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Fury’s superior output and punching accuracy. Both fighters were deducted points during the fight, with Paul getting dinged for grabbing the back of Fury’s head, and Fury later being penalized for excessive clinching.

Paul immediately asked to exercise a rematch clause in his contract with Fury, setting the table for a rematch.

Here’s what fighters had to say about Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury on Sunday.

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