Fans Go Wild as Jake Paul Makes ‘Death Wish’ in a Now Deleted Tweet

Published 10/06/2022, 3:45 PM EDT
Dec 18, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Jake Paul reacts during a fight against Tyron Woodley (not pictured) at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Paul is currently preparing for yet another sensational showdown on October 29th, 2022. The bout that will take place at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona, will see him face MMA GOAT Anderson Silva. Meanwhile, the former WBA interim middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr. seems like the next opponent in line, for Paul’s eternal fight quest. In fact, Paul even offered him tickets to his upcoming fight against Silva.

Eubank Jr. was set to face Conor Benn for a showdown at the O2 Arena. However, the bout was canceled after Benn failed a drug test. It should also be noted that this happened barely three days before the highly anticipated bout. And the British Boxing Board of Control also announced that the fight was called off.

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Dec 18, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Jake Paul celebrates after knocking out Tyron Woodley (not pictured) at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Paul on the other decided that this was the perfect time to reignite their online feud. The duo had previously exchanged words on social media. Especially after Eubank Jr. suggested that they face each other inside the ring.

He had written, “Yo @jakepaul. Once I deal with Benn & you take care of Rahman how about me & you go a couple rounds. I’ll come in at 160 you come in at whatever weight you want.”

However, with the news of the cancellation of Eubank Jr’s spreading like wildfire, in a now-deleted tweet, Paul invited Eubank Jr. to his fight against Silva; he also offered him tickets for the same.

Fans react to the Jake Paul, Chris Eubank Jr. fiasco

Boxing fans were intrigued by Jake Paul’s offer to Chris Eubank Jr. In fact, a lot of fans took to social media to share their thoughts about the same.

User @OnionRingsFroch was sure of Paul’s victory against Eubank Jr.

On the other hand, user @marca_57 was sure that Eubank Jr. will win against Paul.

However, a few fans felt that the fight would never take place.

User @BritishBoxingB felt that Eubank Jr. would rather prefer a shot at the world title. Meanwhile, user @LeftHookLarry was sure that the fight would never get sanctioned.

User @BritishBoxingB also felt that Paul has a ‘death wish’ to challenge Eubank Jr.

And, user @TlaughsB was quick to notice that Paul swiftly deleted the tweet.

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However, user @NateGTB was doubtful that Paul might have paid off Silva to not KO him.

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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

Edited By: Melroy Fernandes

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