TAMPA – Jake Paul will very doubtless take care of an opponent with actual boxing experience in some unspecified time in the future.
For now, he’s having pleasurable tormenting the MMA group.
The leisure famous person is now 3- (2KOs) in a boxing ring versus former UFC fighters, the latest coming in a emphasize-reel, sixth-spherical knockout of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The Showtime Shell out-For each-View important occasion—which aired stay this previous Saturday from AMALIE Area in Tampa—was a rematch to their August 29 battle, which noticed Paul go the space for the initially time in an 8-spherical, cut up resolution purchase.
Every bouts preceded a first-spherical knockout of Ben Askren this earlier April, leaving Paul with a 2021 advertising marketing campaign spent absolutely on beating up such fighters. Accompanying the run is a longstanding feud—by means of the media—with UFC president Dana White. Saturday’s finish consequence couldn’t have offered a extra greatest time to fanatic people flames.
“I simply knocked out a 5-time UFC winner and ashamed your complete company,” Paul identified when requested all by means of the put up-battle press convention if he had an idea for the unstable head of UFC. “Please allow me get [UFC welterweight champion] Kamaru Usman. Be sure you allow me get Nate Diaz.
“Please allow me get [Jorge] Masvidal. It is best to let me get [Conor] McGregor since I’m gonna embarrass them as nicely. I promise you that, Dana. I promise you.”
The rematch with Woodley (-2 as a boxer) was constructed on hardly two weeks’ observe, solely simply after England’s Tommy Fury (7-, 4KOs)—a total-time boxer whose extra mature brother is reigning heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (31–1, 22KOs)—withdrew late into the advertising due to to sickness and hurt. There stays a faction of the leisure—and even boxing—world that wish to see all these a battle make its method again once more to the agenda.
Paul is just not the sort to rarely say rarely, although he in the intervening time retains the Brit within the precise regard as he does fairly a number of of the acknowledged UFC fighters.
“Tommy Fury’s a bitch, he backed out the battle,” insisted Paul. “Masvidal and Nate Diaz, you’re some bitches for leaving this area. I do know you actually don’t need this sh!t. I’ll get on every of y’all upcoming. Simply get out of your take care of daddy Dana (White, UFC President). I’mma f— them up too.”
Jake Donovan is a senior creator for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox