Jake Paul has an opportunity to increase his unbeaten document within the boxing ring when he takes on former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on August 28.
Nevertheless, the 24 12 months outdated is aiming a lot increased sooner or later as he needs to face pound-for-pound king Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.
“Something is feasible – my objective is to turn into a world champion to snort and say I did it. Final struggle could be towards Canelo,” the YouTube sensation instructed talkSPORT..
The Mexican’s final opponent, Billy Joe Saunders, is somebody Jake would like to run into on the road, although.
“BJS bought embarrassed… if I noticed any of these guys (BJS or Yildrim) on the street, it wouldn’t be fairly.”
Paul has been in a position to create numerous buzz and seemingly make some huge cash along with his exhibition fights, but it surely’s all aside of a plan.
“It’s about making historical past and proving individuals improper – I need to go away an eternal legacy. I do know I can turn into among the finest on this planet on this sport. Boxing is the right approach to show haters improper.”
Paul is 3-Zero to date and all of his contests have led to knockout. Like Paul’s different three opponents, Woodley might be competing in a boxing match for the primary time.
“It’s a step up in competitors – that is actually simply the beginning,” Paul mentioned of going through Woodley.
Woodley hasn’t gained an MMA struggle in three years. His misplaced his final 4 outings and did not win a single spherical in any of them.
However, he’s a former champion with 19 wins in MMA. There’s little doubt he has extra punching energy than one other MMA fighter that took on Paul, Ben Askren.
“I’ve proven a brand new approach to play this recreation – bringing extra pleasure and youthful kids into boxing. Extra youngsters will turn into boxers impressed by this motion. I need to make boxing greater than MMA once more.”
The Downside Baby has loved a better standing within the sport faster than most, largely resulting from his following of round 60 million throughout YouTube and social media platforms.
The 24 12 months outdated has acquired some hate for his rise, however he believes he’s serving to the game.
“I respect this sport, I really like this sport, I’m a pupil of this sport – that deserves some credit score.”
The narrative capturing many imaginations is the feud between Paul and Tommy Fury.
To this point, Jake and Logan Paul have been vastly greater than the skilled athletes they’ve fought and that has bridged the hole. Fury is youthful brother to heavyweight champion Tyson, is definitely a educated boxer with an ideal 5-Zero document and is an even bigger man than Paul.
On August 28, Fury might be competing on Paul’s undercard and the American reveals he was instrumental in making that occur.
“I used to be the primary particular person to get Tommy Fury on this card – I see him as a possible opponent sooner or later.
“Anthony goes to beat Tommy. I needed to see if Tommy would step as much as the plate. Let’s see what you’re made from. Individuals didn’t know he existed till he began speaking shit about me.”