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Jake Paul‘s loss to Tommy Fury didn’t come as a shock to Luke Rockhold.
‘The Downside Baby’ returned to the boxing ring over the weekend to face ‘TNT’. The combat was the end result of almost two years of build-up, as Fury withdrew from two earlier bookings. Whereas the Brit was the underdog heading into the competition, it didn’t look that manner.
On combat evening in Saudi Arabia, the YouTuber was completely outboxed. Fury used his prolonged attain and jab to regulate lengthy stretches of the combat. Whereas Paul was in a position to get a knockdown within the ultimate spherical along with his signature proper hand, it was too late.
Jake Paul wound up losing to Tommy Fury by choice, the primary defeat of his boxing profession. Whereas many had been stunned on the end result, Luke Rockhold wasn’t considered one of them. The previous UFC champion and Paul have been at odds for some time now, because the YouTuber mocked the fighter’s final look at UFC 278.
It now appears that it’s Rockhold’s flip to do the laughing. On The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, the previous UFC champion admitted the loss didn’t shock him. Rockhold acknowledged that he all the time knew that Paul was a one-trick-pony, and he lacked that fireside in him.
Luke Rockhold discusses Jake Paul’s loss to Tommy Fury
“He was what I assumed he was. He’s a one-trick pony,” Rockhold mentioned of Paul on Wednesday’s version of The MMA Hour. “He simply waits for the overhand proper and he doesn’t assume his manner via fights. And that’s the factor, he doesn’t have sufficient canine in him and he doesn’t assume his manner via fights. He’s making an attempt, I’ll give him that. He’s f****** making an attempt.” (h/t MMA Fighting)
“However he couldn’t beat Tommy Fury — Tommy Fury is like, eh, meh… Tommy Fury confirmed greater than I’ve seen in his final couple outings, so at the very least he stepped up. However who is aware of what that appears like actually in opposition to anyone who’s actual.”
What do you make of those feedback? Are you excited for Luke Rockhold’s BKFC debut in April? Do you need to see Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury 2? Hold forth within the remark part beneath PENN Nation!