Who’s next in line to fight the Paul brothers?
Logan Paul, 26, the eldest of the 2 YouTubers-turned-boxers, is recent off his eight-round exhibition bout with Floyd Mayweather on Sunday night time.
Though there was no winner within the pay-per-view exhibition, Mayweather, at age 44, dominated every statistical category.
Following the fight, Paul, who beforehand wrestled in highschool, told reporters he wouldn’t be opposed to making an attempt MMA.
Meanwhile, Logan’s youthful brother Jake, who’s 3-0 in his pro boxing career, will tackle former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in an August pay-per-view occasion with Showtime Sports.
Jake’s three skilled bouts all resulted in knockouts towards YouTuber AnEsonGib, former Knicks participant Nate Robinson and most lately, MMA fighter Ben Askren, who had by no means boxed professionally prior to his fight with Jake.
While the web sensations have maintained multiple beefs with fellow fighters on social media, Logan’s next opponent stays a thriller. Jake, after his fight with Woodley, has no different fight lined up both.
Here’s are 5 potential opponents we’d like to see the Paul brothers get within the ring with:
The 30-year-old Mexican tremendous middleweight world champion has been vocal about his disdain for the Paul brothers. And, he appears to be in Jake’s crosshairs.
Alvarez, throughout Logan’s fight with Mayweather, tweeted a facepalm emoji — seemingly expressing his disdain with the occasion. Jake caught wind of the tweet, and 9 minutes later, replied to Alvarez, writing, “you can’t sell PPV’s. I would eat you alive.”
Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) — who’s ranked the world’s finest lively boxer, pound for pound, by Box Rec — has but to reply to Jake.
He’s already fought one brother, so why not tackle the opposite? Mayweather, simply at some point forward of his exhibition fight at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, stated it’s doubtless he’ll fight Jake in a future bout.
Mayweather’s remark got here after he received right into a bodily altercation with Jake final month throughout a pre-fight press convention for his matchup with Logan. Jake stole Mayweather’s hat and ran, which made for a heated preview of what could possibly be if the 2 ever stepped into the ring collectively.
Cormier, a former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion, practically got here to blows with Jake and stated on the UFC 261 broadcast that he’d “slap him in the face.”
Prior to their scuffle, Jake and Cormier traded insults via social media, amongst different platforms — together with on Logan Paul’s “Impaulsive” podcast, when Jake stated, “I’ll beat the f–k out of your fat ass, too,” whereas speaking about Cormier.
Following Usman’s call-out, Jake took to Twitter to accept his fight challenge.
“If your boss [UFC president] Dana [White] gives you permission to box me and make more money than you ever have, let me know and we can lace them up,” he tweeted. “I promise it will be your biggest pay day.”
The 22-year-old British boxer, the half brother of Tyson Fury, is a rising star within the fight world. Fury and Jake have been trading insults on social media since a minimum of March, although, Fury instructed TMZ in late April that it was Jake who sparked the disagreement to start with.
“I’m ready, and I’m here and I’m game to fight, but obviously this man is not,” Fury instructed the outlet, admitting that he believes Jake wouldn’t settle for a fight with him.
“My message to Jake Paul is that he’s a massive p—y and he doesn’t want to fight. He’s not a fighting man. So, when he grows a pair of balls come and see me, but until then, don’t mention my name ever again,” Fury stated on the time.
The Irish fighter’s star energy is up there with the Paul brothers’ fame, which is why this potential matchup could be extremely entertaining.
Not to point out, he’s unafraid to throw a giant wager on a high-profile fight. Fans could recall when McGregor misplaced to Mayweather on a $700 million pay-per-view card in 2017, turning into Mayweather’s fiftieth profession takedown.
After his brother’s bout with Mayweather, Jake took to Twitter and claimed McGregor is “ducking” him.
McGregor, 32. hasn’t responded to Jake, regardless of selling his different enterprise ventures on social media.