Boxing fans in shock after announcer Michael Buffer mocks Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury undergard
The sports icon was brought in to provide his legendary voice in announcing duties in the latter half of the undercard and main event.
but before the main event that night He howled by announcing the wrong fighter.
As Badou Jack took on the WBC Cruiserweight Championship against Ilunga Makabu, Buffer announced Fury’s name to the crowd in attendance at a purpose-built arena in Diriyah.
Boxing fans were quick to comment on mistakes that were out of character. With one saying: “Michael Buffer was there introducing Badou Jack as Tommy Fury.
“It’s easy because they look very similar.”
Another said: “Michael Buffer just confused me.
“I think my video is behind the sound.”
And another said: “How did Michael Buffer call Badou Jack Tommy Fury? Awks.”
Someone remarked: “Does he know that Badou Jack is not Tommy Fury?”
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Another said: “Did Michael Buffer just announce the wrong SHM fighter?
One person said of Buffer’s whining, “Train your ass ready for a TV fight with Michael. Buffer mispronounced your name.
Another said: “Michael Buffer’s ring announced its time had expired.
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“Men are more confused than Joe Biden.”
One grieving boxing fan said: “We regret to inform you that Michael Buffer has lost him.”
Buffer quickly realized his mistake and declared Swede fanatic Jack and defending champion Macabu rightfully.
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