Tommy Fury has been warned his career will be over if he loses to Jake Paul as a fight agreement between the pair nears.
Frank Warren told talkSPORT this week that the younger brother of heavyweight world champion Tyson is close to securing a deal to meet the YouTuber-turned-boxer in the ring.
The pair fought on the same show back in August as Paul defeated Tyron Woodley, whilst Fury defeated his future foe’s sparring partner Anthony Taylor on the undercard.
Their rivalry has been simmering for some time as they traded barbs on social media, but their differences may finally be settled in the ring.
Fury, 22, is seven fights into his career and has largely fought journeyman and a fight against Jake Paul would represent a huge payday.
But Chris Eubank Jr has warned the former Love Island star that he may as well call it a day if he loses to the American.
Eubank Jr told talkSPORT: “If he loses that then he’s done. You might as well stop before he’s even really got started.
“You can’t start your career off losing to a YouTuber. It will be interesting to see.”
Eubank Jr, who set to fight Wanik Awdijan as part of a BOXXER show in the city, which is live on talkSPORT 2 on Saturday night, added that he had nothing bad to say about Jake Paul and what he is doing in the boxing world.
He said: “What does it mean? It means they are the new kid on the block in terms of business, not in terms of talent.
“He’s ruffling feathers again. The kid is not a fighter, he’s not going to become a world champion, but he’s found a niche in the market.
“To his credit, the real fighters who are fighting on his shows are making good money. Some of them more than they made with other promoters.
“When you look at it from that perspective, I have nothing bad to say about the guy or what he is doing.
“He’s bringing light, energy, new faces and new audiences to the game. That transfers over to the legitimate fighters of today. Good luck to him.”
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