“The Truth” Jake Paul fighting for a world ranking
WBC President, Mauricio Sulaiman, confirms that if Jake Paul wins his upcoming bout against Tommy Fury, The WBC ratings committee will rank him in the Cruiserweight division.
Jake Paul has been close to The WBC for several years, starting with the first event promoted in the UK when his brother, Logan, fought KSI; On that night Jake won The WBC amateur belt in the undercard fights.
Jake has dedication and respect to the sport and The WBC will not tolerate discrimination against anyone, he deserves the opportunities that any other boxer has. He demonstrated punching power and improved skills as well as a solid chin, Tommy Fury represents a clear challenge to Paul in a battle of two undefeated professional boxers.
Jake has enrolled in VADA testing Clean Boxing Program, yet another strong reason to support his stance as a boxer.
On February 26 Jake Paul will fight Tommy Fury in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia in a highly expected match and it is being promoted by Skill Challenge Entertainment in an event billed as “The Truth “.
The Truth will have as co-feature The WBC Cruiserweight championship the world as defending champion Ilunga Makabu will fight former champion Badou Jack in what promises to be a sensational fight.
Quotes from Amer Abdallah – Director of Boxing Operations
Skill Challenge Entertainment Enterprises
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
“Skill Challenge Entertainment continues to raise the bar with unprecedented events and fights the fans want to see“.
“The Truth will be one of the biggest events of the year; We have exciting plans for some upcoming mega fights that we are anticipating to announce soon“.
THE TRUTH will be broadcast in the U.S. on ESPN+ PPV and in UK throught BT Sport Box Office