Jake Paul is targeting YouTubers, rappers and MMA warring parties, not boxing championship belts
Jake Paul wants to clear the air about his future in the candy science.
contrary to prior stories, the Youtuber turned boxer isn’t interested in pursuing a global title.
“winning an international title is not basically my activity,” Paul talked about in an unique interview with The Ring. “My interest is to go a bunch of people off my hit record.
“That list has YouTubers on it, rappers, and MMA opponents on it.”
Paul will rectangular off towards former NBA participant Nate Robinson in a scheduled six-round easy heavyweight contest that serves as the chief help for the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. exhibition bout with a view to air on pay-per-view on Saturday.
The adventure, which broke PPV pre-sale combat records, will take area devoid of fanatics at Staples middle in los angeles, California.
“It’s a dream come true,” Paul said. “in case you would have advised a 12-12 months-old Jake Paul that he would have been fighting on the identical card as Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr., I wouldn’t understand a way to fathom that.
“It’s an honor. I appreciate the sport of boxing a lot and i are looking to put on a good reveal, and to exhibit the boxing world that I’m a valid seasoned boxer.”
Paul additionally has the aid of unbeaten middleweight prospect Nikita Ababiy, who advised The Ring in a contemporary interview that he become bowled over at his dedication.
“any person who has come into my camp has said the identical thing,” he printed. “The proof is in the pudding and Nikita is a close friend of mine and an outstanding boxer and it’s brilliant to hear things like that from him.”
With a victory over Robinson, the 23-yr-ancient Paul (1-0, 1 knockout), who trains out of Calabasas, California, plans on calling out UFC fighters to cross over into the boxing ring for an eventual showdown.
“I want to combat Conor McGregor,” he pointed out. “Conor is the most effective MMA athlete that has come over and had a pay-per-view boxing adventure (with Floyd Mayweather Jr.).
“Dillon Danis and (now-retired) Ben Askren have also called me out. Let’s get within the ring then. I even have a protracted listing of individuals that I want to knock out, and that’s the online game plan.”
When asked to give his prediction for Tyson-Jones, Paul went with the previous two-time heavyweight champion of the world.
“I believe Mike Tyson will defeat Roy Jones Jr. through knockout in the third round,” he cited.
but if Tyson is unable to conclude the job early, Paul hinted that Jones might come away because the victor.
“If the fight goes into the later rounds, I consider Jones can have an skills along with his velocity and elusiveness.
“but I consider Mike is barely too potent. i was with him the other day and he’s in outstanding shape.”