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Jake Paul has mocked Tommy Fury in a recent Instagram story, claiming that the former Love Island finalist is "shaking" with fear ahead of their December 18th bout.
The clash, set to take place at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, will pit the American against a trade boxer for the first time in his young professional career.
Paul has previously beaten the likes of Anesongib, Nate Robinson, Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley as a professional fighter, with the latter being the only opponent he wasn't able to successfully knock out inside the distance.
Fury, who is the younger brother of WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson, will offer Paul his biggest test this far, having boxed for most of his young life.
However, Paul has struck back at any suggestions that he's fearful of facing someone with the pedigree of Fury - who recently goaded his adversary on social media.
Fury tweeted: "Whilst Jake enjoys afternoons in the arcade playing dance mat with his side ting. I thought I'd take 5 minutes out from the best camp of my life to say NOTHING can save you now."
"DECEMBER 18th, you'll see that you can't come in my world and not get hurt."
Whilst Jake enjoys afternoons in the arcade playing dance mat with his side ting.... I thought I'd take 5 minutes out from the best camp of my life to say NOTHING can save you now. DECEMBER 18th, you'll see that you can't come in my world and not get hurt pic.twitter.com/ukVC9mxPQu- Tommy Fury (@tommytntfury) November 14, 2021
In response, the 24-year-old took to his personal Instagram to post a mocking story. Pretending to shake in fear, The Problem Child captioned it: "Shiver me timbers."
Paul also warned Fury over the timing of the upcoming bout, which is now a little over a month away.
"Everyone was like, 'Fight a real boxer', OK, here it is," the former blogger recently told TMZ.
"Same height, same weight, same age. He's 7-0, his brother's the legendary Tyson Fury, who is the heavyweight champion of the world.
"He's been boxing his whole entire life, amateur fights, so on and so forth, he's got a big name, it's the perfect fight...I'm coming for his head.
"He has a lot, a lot to deal with and he chose the wrong time to fight me, because I'm just not playing around this time."
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