TOMMY FURY’s Dr Usman Sajjad has claimed the boxer is at risk of cardiac arrest if he doesn’t pull out of his bout to face Jake Paul.
Love Island Star withdraw from the fight with the American YouTuber later this month due to a severe chest infection and broken ribs.
Paul has since then branded TNT as an ’embarrassment’ when he claimed that the 22-year-old was already fractured under the pressure facing him.
And Problem Child, 24 years old, believes that that British light-heavyweight is ‘scared’ solve their difference inside the squared circle.
But Sajjad insisted that Anger was desperate for a wits with the former Disney actor, and was responsible for the fight not happening.
He has even said how Fury faces 12 weeks out of the boxing ring as he has recovered from what could lead to a ‘medical emergency’.
Bring to him Instagram Stories, he said: “What happened was he got a chest infection last week. He got the proper treatment for that, antibiotics and what not.
“However, he had a cough and it got worse, but after that he improved. I evaluated him two days ago Thursday and we had a strength and conditioning session at the gym. there he is fine.
“There was no pain around the sixth or seventh ribs and then he had a match next Monday. It was a tough fight, so I was asked by his father to come up. to rate him.
“So I went there and there was a bit of swelling and pain in that area but I don’t suspect a fracture at all, even though he was in a lot of pain.
“So I thought it was best for him to rest after training, but then he reported that the symptoms were getting worse for a few days, he was vomiting and in more pain.
“We managed to get him to have a separate MRI on Thursday, he had it on December 2nd and it showed multiple fractures, cartilage damage as well as in the sixth, seventh and ninth ribs .”
He added: “Tommy really wanted to fight. He said ‘give me a week, we’ll do whatever it takes’, but I had to say, ‘no – this could be a threat. life threatening’.
“There’s a risk of Pneumothorax (collapsed lung), if you’re touched during training or a fight, it’s a medical emergency.
“You’ll be short of breath and possibly lead to cardiac arrest.
“Tommy was desperate to fight, and you need to realize that these fighters are not robots, they are human and come into the ring with a broken rib, I’d rather enter the ring with a broken rib. a broken hand.
“I’m 100% responsible for pulling him out and I’m sure his dad is too.
“We made the decision as a team – I gave him my medical report, the scan results and his dad pulled him out.”
He continued: “Good luck to Jake Paul, but you’re looking at a 12-week recovery.”
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