Former Boxing Champion States Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. ‘Better Retire From Boxing’ if He Loses to Jake Paul

Published 01/07/2022, 12:00 PM EST

Jake Paul had a decorated 2021 as he scored three captivating wins inside the squared circle. Out of all, his biggest achievement came in last month when he battled the ex-UFC elite, Tyron Woodley, in a rematch. Grabbing a shocking KO win over Woodley, Paul put himself in a spot to face any and everyone.

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However, Paul has a deep interest in going against a notable pro-boxer, and one name that crossed his mind was Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. ‘The Problem Child’ even asked his manager, Nakisa Bidaran, to set up a fight with Chavez Jr.

Unfortunately, nothing concrete came in the news pertaining to the duo’s fight. But this gave many fans and purists a talking point, thus letting them pick their favorite in between Paul and Chavez Jr. Recently, Jhonny Gonzalez, a former multi-division champion, shed some light on this matchup.

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He even came up with a staggering opinion on what Chavez Jr. should do if he loses to the YouTuber.

Speaking to CVBJ, he said, “It is a good business [what] these YouTubers are doing who want to face boxers. But if the Chavez Jr. [fight] happens, I just hope that Julio prepares well because if he loses to Paul then he had better retire from boxing,” (h/t Boxing Scene)

Jake Paul is keen on elevating his skills to the next level. Moreover, many fans asserted upon seeing Paul against a pro-boxer. As a result, the YouTuber seemed to chase a fight with the Mexican veteran.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is ready to retire if Jake Paul beats him

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., a few weeks back, opened up about meeting Jake Paul inside the ring. That said, he even spoke about signing off from boxing if ‘The Problem Child’ beats him.

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Dec 18, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Tyron Woodley at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Citing this, it’s safe to say that the interest in making the fight happen seems mutual from both teams.

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In the coming few weeks, there’ll be a clear picture pertaining to the possibilities of this fight. If this fight happens, Jake Paul will be in for another intense boxing test.

Do you envision Paul vs Chavez Jr. happening?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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