People slam 'shameless' BT Sport after seeing Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury PPV price
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There's just a few more days to go until we find out who really is harder: Jake Paul or Tommy Fury?
And if the young Fury wasn't worried before, seeing Paul punch someone so hard they s**t themselves might making him pause for thought:
Their social media rivalry has been going on for some time, with their previous fight cancelled after Fury pulled out with an injury.
But on Sunday (26 February) night, the two of them will finally get in the ring in Saudi Arabia for a right old dust up.
Now, fight fans are used to paying a premium when it comes to watching the likes of Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury.
However, the new age of YouTube boxers has changed things somewhat, with punters still expected to fork out a fair old whack to see the relative novices go at it.
And though lots of fans have been waiting an age for Paul and Fury to go toe to toe, others aren't as excited, especially after seeing how much the pay-per-view's gonna cost them.
In the UK, the fight will be available to watch on BT Sport Box Office PPV, and will set you back £19.95.
If that sounds a little steep to you, you're not alone.
Plenty have taken to social media to express their anger and disappointment at having to pay that kind of price to see a former Disney star go up against a Love Island contestant.
Reacting to the news, one person joked: "I would prefer to buy two tubs of Lurpak."
Another dismissive fan commented: "World’s gone. Seriously. £19.95 used to get you AJ/Klitschko, Brook/Golovkin, Froch/Groves - with cracking undercards too. It’s absolutely embarrassing."
"Think I'd rather go to Wakey Wines and buy a bottle of that overpriced tat drink than that," suggested a third.
While yet another underwhelmed punter added: "Hahaha no chance I will be buying that."
LADbible has contacted BT Sport for a comment.
But if you think the pay-per-view is a rip off, just have a look at how badly ‘Big’ John Fury says his son is getting done over with his purse.
According to Sports Zion, Paul is set to bag a $3.2 million purse, should he win, as well as taking home 65 percent of the overall pay-per-view sales.
That means a payday of $8.6m including his sponsorships, should he beat Fury.
His British opponent, however, will bag a $2m purse if he emerges victorious, also grabbing 35 percent of the pay-per-view today, meaning that a victory would see him bag $4.5m.
Reacting to the payment, John said: “We have probably been well underpaid, the money is one thing but if he knocks Jake spark out the world is his oyster.”
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