TOMMY FURY'S doctor Usman Sajjad has claimed the boxer risked suffering a cardiac arrest had he not pulled out of his bout to face Jake Paul.
The Love Island star withdrew from his dust-up against the American YouTuber later this month due to a severe chest infection and broken rib.
Paul has since branded TNT as an 'embarrassment' as he declared that the 22-year-old cracked under the pressure to face him.
And the Problem Child, 24, believes that the British light-heavyweight is 'scared' of settling their differences inside the squared circle.
But Sajjad has insisted that Fury was desperate to pit his wits against the former Disney actor, and has held responsibility for the fight not happening.
He has even stated how Fury faces 12 weeks out of the boxing ring as he now recovers from what could have resulted in 'a medical emergency'.
Taking to his Instagram story, he said: "What had happened was he had a chest infection the week before. He was on appropriate treatment for that, antibiotics and what not.
"But he was coughing and it was made worse, but then he improved, I assessed him two Thursdays ago and we had a strength and conditioning session where he was fine.
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