How Jake Paul Could End Up Fighting Floyd Mayweather

Published 04/13/2021, 6:00 PM EDT


Jake Paul ranks among the most renowned boxing faces today. However, over the past few months, Paul has stirred the entire fight world with antics outside the game. Regardless, he rose to mammoth fame and attention, becoming a hotshot in the game.

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On April 17, Paul will take on the former UFC star Ben Askren in a full-fledged professional boxing bout. Ever since this fight got announced, it has turned into a hot topic for combat sports enthusiasts.

This fight has the ability to hook millions of fans and to go down as one of the most thrilling crossover boxing clashes.

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But Paul won’t really stop if he gets past Askren in this stern encounter. ‘The Problem Child’ will then look forward to contending against even more rugged challengers in boxing.

Needless to say, the only fight that can bring billions will be a boxing bout with the undefeated kingpin of boxing, Floyd Mayweather.

The 24-year-old won’t really have a problem in fighting Mayweather, as he’s in the initial years of the sport, looking to trace a long pathway.

Paul enjoys making big statements in the fight world. And if he somehow bags a fight with ‘Pretty Boy’, the Ohio native will rise to paramount stardom in the sport.

Moreover, this fight will be extremely promising and will offer Jake Paul the biggest paycheck of his life.

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Can Jake Paul really get his hands on Floyd Mayweather?

In order to get his hands on Mayweather, ‘The Problem Child’ will have to solidify his resume by adding some noteworthy wins. Mayweather, on the other hand, is excited to take up the ring space for several exhibition bouts.

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In fact, he even took it to his official Instagram handle to showcase his interest in fighting Jake Paul in an exhibition. Firstly, he was lined up to face Logan Paul on February 20, but the fight didn’t come to fruition and got postponed.

In his above post, Mayweather asserted that he’ll battle Jake Paul once he gets past Askren in his next fight.

Given the context, a Mayweather fight is on the platter for Jake Paul. However, the only thing the latter needs to do is to overpower Askren.

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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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