Jake Paul explains why he retains boxing former UFC fighters

Jake Paul explains why he retains boxing former UFC fighters

Jake Paul has had 4 “skilled” boxing matches. He’s at present undefeated and his final two wins have been over a former Bellator champion and a former UFC champion.

After boxing a YouTuber in his debut and a former NBA participant in his second bout, Paul turned his consideration to former UFC fighters as opponents. In his third boxing match, Paul knocked out former Bellator MMA and ONE Championship welterweight champion and former UFC fighter Ben Askren.

In his fourth struggle, Paul confronted former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and defeated “The Chosen One” by cut up determination. For his subsequent struggle, Paul want to face at present UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal.

Hand selecting former UFC fighters to field has been Paul’s technique.

“The viewers there (in MMA) is simply so sturdy, and the names there are larger,” Paul mentioned throughout an look on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. “We’re taking the years of onerous work that the UFC put in to selling these guys. They’ve large names.”

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“Numerous instances on the boxing facet, there’s not as many large names. There’s not while you examine apples to apples,” Paul mentioned.

There’s no scarcity of former UFC fighters that wish to field Paul. Woodley has lobbied for a rematch. Former UFC mild heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort referred to as out Paul earlier than and after his win over Evander Holyfield in an exhibition bout on Saturday. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has expressed curiosity in boxing Jake or his brother Logan.

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