Tommy Fury hit by illness ahead of Paul fight as he trains with brother Tyson

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Tommy Fury’s preparations for his blockbuster performance opposite Jake Paul are being hampered by a cold.

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Britain will face YouTuber to Boxer in a catchweight competition on 18 December.

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Tommy Fury and Jake Paul will face off in Florida next monthcredit: BT Sport

But promoter Frank Warren revealed that the youngest Fury brother contracted the disease while training at Morecambe.

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Warren told ifl tv: “Tommy had a little cold but hopefully he’ll be fine.

“We’re in Morcambe (on Wednesday), so hopefully we’ll know more, but he’s up for it and he wants to fight.

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“He can’t wait to fight and I certainly know from Jake’s perspective that he can’t wait to fight.”

Tommy is being coached by heavyweight champion Brother Tyson for a big-money bout in Florida.

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Both men are unbeaten in their short professional careers but will put their records on the line in an eight-round fight.

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