Jake Paul claims he is “the finest detail” for boxing in a century and believes star fighters this sort of as Anthony Joshua have welcomed his arrival in the sport.
The vastly common YouTuber will resume his specialist boxing career with a grudge struggle from Tommy Fury in Tampa on December 18.
Given that his pro debut in January previous 12 months, Paul has racked up four victories, including two wins above previous UFC fighters, and insists he has proved a issue to his doubters.
“I’m the best factor which is occurred to boxing in a century, time period,” Paul informed Bleacher Report.
“The legends would concur. The Anthony Joshuas, the Mike Tysons, the Manny Pacquiaos, the Tyson Furys. They’ve all stated what I am doing for boxing is a breath of contemporary air.
“I consider that debate started about a calendar year ago – is Jake Paul good for boxing? I have silenced that, and I do not feel you can find anyone on the other facet of the equation who thinks I am negative for boxing.
“I have a basis where by we give boxing gloves to as lots of youngsters as possible. We are going about, renovating boxing gyms, acquiring the youthful kids influenced to box.
“I imagine this sport needed that revival.”
Paul continues to be assured that he can secure a long run battle from UFC star Conor McGregor, who was defeated by Floyd Mayweather in his only boxing bout in 2017.
“I will combat every person,” he claimed. “This began with me contacting out McGregor. Persons had been like, ‘Oh, that kid’s ridiculous.’
“Now it is like, that battle could happen in the next 24 months, 100 for every cent. It most likely will and I will beat him.
“Individuals are seeing how severe I am about this and changing the way they believe about it.”
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