“I Watch a Lot of Their Fights” – Jake Paul Reveals Who Inspired Him to Lace Up the Boxing Gloves

Published 08/25/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on against AnEsonGib during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


Jake Paul ranks among the true bigwigs of boxing today. In no time, has turned up to become one of the most prolific and perhaps the most controversial stars in recent times. Yet, his prime focus is on escalating his boxing run and he’s doing the same with fair efficiency until now.

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Recently, the YouTuber turned boxer was in an exclusive interview with Brian Custer. Here, he was asked about his inspirations in the sport of boxing.

To which Paul responded, “Inspired by Oscar De La Hoya and the Klitschko brothers for my style. I watch a lot of their fights and try to replicate some of their sauce,”

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Until now, Jake Paul has shown sublime skills that are good enough for a novice in the sport. Also, he’s kept himself challenged throughout his boxing stint and he’s looking to go big with time. Also, he’s adapting to a new set of challenges every day and is keenly polishing up his boxing prowess.

This sets him apart from the rest of the celebrity boxers and that’s principally why Paul has the backing of millions of fans.

Moving further, he will enter a massive 8-round showdown with former UFC welterweight champ, Tyron Woodley on Sunday night. This will be his toughest test to date and, more than anyone else, Paul is waiting to make the most out of this opportunity.

If Jake Paul gets past ‘The Chosen One’ in this high-octane contest, needless to say, he’ll push himself up in hardcore fans’ perspective.

Is Jake Paul capable of crucifying Tyron Woodley?

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‘The Problem Child’ has attained all of his wins via T/KO until now. With that, he’s shown tremendous power and frequency.

He definitely will walk in with more weapons in his artillery for the Tyron Woodley fight. But in the end, if he underestimates the former, then Paul might end up in deep trouble.

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That said, the world will have its attention on this fight and everyone would be keen to see how he presents himself. Who will you be rooting for in this epic clash?

Watch this story – Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley: Date, Time, Venue, PPV, Tickets, Undercard, and More

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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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