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Jake Paul issues deadline to Tommy Fury and warns him he will lose the fight unless he resolves his US entry issue with three replacement opponents waiting

Jake Paul issues deadline to Tommy Fury and warns him he will lose the fight unless he resolves his US entry issue with three replacement opponents waiting

Jake Paul has told Tommy Fury that if he does not make efforts to resolve his US entry issue by Wednesday (July 6), then their fight will be officially cancelled.

The Brit was denied entry to the country last week as he attempted to fly out for the pair’s first press conference ahead of the August 6 bout.

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Jake is 5-0 (4 KOs)

Tommy filmed a video late on Monday night (posted on Tuesday) explaining that this had not gone to plan.

Tommy said: “[I wanted to] come on here and set the record straight before anybody else tries to.

“Me and my team this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport ready for the press conference, ready to fly out.

“And as soon as I entered the airport I got pulled to one side and I was told by the Homeland Security officer that was there that my ESTA had been denied and I wasn’t able to travel to the USA for a reason that I apparently know.

“I can stand here and I say I’ve done absolutely nothing wrong and I have no clue why I’m not allowed to travel to the USA.

“I’ve been training for a fight this whole time and that’s all I’ve been doing.

Tommy is 8-0 (4 KOs)

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Tommy is 8-0 (4 KOs)

“I have no clue why they would not allow me to travel today and neither does any of my team or my laywers.

“So now I’m having to go to them trying to resolve it, and I’m in the middle of training.

“I don’t know why this is happening today, it’s a massive shock to me and my whole team.

“Obviously it is a matter that needs to be resolved.

“It’s government issues, it’s a lot bigger than the fight right now and I’m just trying to get it sorted.”

In the days since, Jake has urged Tommy to visit the US embassy in the UK to try and rectify the issue.

The Brit had made no public comment since.

Therefore, on Sunday night, Jake issued him with an ultimatum.

He tweeted: “Tommy is officially out by Wednesday morning if he doesn’t go to the embassy / come out of hiding.

“Three other opponents lined up. I’m built different.”

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Source: Talksport.

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