Tommy Fury YET hasn’t been to the US embassy to sort out visa issues, promoter Frank Warren reveals… after YouTuber Jake Paul threatened to sue the former Love Island star over a canceled grudge match
- Promoter Frank Warren has said Tommy Fury has yet to visit the US Embassy
- Fury must resolve visa issues after being denied entry into the States
- He was scheduled to fight Jake Paul on August 6th at Madison Square Garden
- Paul has threatened to sue Fury after his father revealed he barely trains
Fury and Paul have been in a war of words for months and were due to settle their differences for good on August 6 at Madison Square Garden, but the former had to call it quits because of a visa issue that resulted in him being turned away from the airport.
Fury appeared determined to fight the fight nonetheless, tweeting that he was “confident that if this issue is resolved this fight will happen” and that “obviously being denied entry into a country is a very serious issue and subsequently resolved got to”.
But Fury’s promoter Warren has added more fuel to the fire by suggesting they do so iFL TV that his client has yet to visit the embassy to sort out the issues.
Tommy Fury was scheduled to face YouTuber Jake Paul in a grudge match at Madison Square Garden
Jake Paul is frustrated after Fury pulls out of their fight for a second time
The two have been in a war of words since last year, but have yet to meet in the ring
“He hasn’t been to the embassy yet, he hasn’t had an appointment yet,” Warren said.
“Once it’s done, hopefully we can rekindle the situation with Jake.”
‘Jake has been fighting for sixth place in the meantime, which I think is a tough fight for him.’
Paul is frustrated with Fury after pulling out of their fight for a second time, claiming the 23-year-old needs the fight.
He even threatened to sue Fury after his father mentioned to John Fury that he “wasn’t exactly in training”.
Paul tweeted: “I should sue this fool. Own father reveals why he retired for a second time
Promoter Frank Warren revealed that Fury has yet to visit the US Embassy to resolve his visa issue
Paul now meets his US boxing colleague Hasim Rahman on August 6th, who will stand in for Fury
Instead, he now meets former sparring partner Hasim Rahman Jr.
The YouTuber also offered Fury $500,000 to fight him in the UK after saying he would fight “anytime, anywhere, anywhere” in a neutral country that either party was allowed to enter.
Fury responded to the offer, saying: “I wouldn’t get out of bed to fight you for $500,000. Let me know when you’re ready to have a serious conversation.”
When asked if the offer to fight Paul in the UK for $500,000 was unrealistic, Frank Warren replied, “You said so.”