‘It Doesn’t Take Long’: Joe Rogan Reacts to Jake Paul’s Memory Loss Claims

Published 12/28/2021, 10:30 AM EST
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


Joe Rogan has watched several fighters suffer life-altering injuries closely, and he seems stressed about Jake Paul showing similar features. YouTuber turned boxer, Paul is just five fights old in the professional chain. He has seen massive success in this brief span and is already being considered a Knockout-star in the cruiserweight division.

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After landing a 6 round KO on Tyron Woodley on December 18, he is on the brink of bagging bigger opportunities. However, Jake Paul has admitted to suffering mental loss, slurred speech after over three years of boxing.

He has been in several sparring sessions and has already traded haymakers with four opponents in five fights. The first three fights were lopsided in his favor. But Tyron Woodley put him in sheer trouble and put damage on him. UFC commentator Joe Rogan praised Paul’s win over Woodley after a tough fight, but also shed light on his mental loss claims.

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Rogan said, “He has been saying that he is suffering from slurring words and loss of memory already.”

“It doesn’t take long, it doesn’t take long.”

“He has been good though. Like people wanna pretend, he is not because he is YouTube guy. The way he Knocked out Tyron Woodley, that is real skillful. He has got real power”

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Jake Paul, however, has envisioned himself becoming a world champion. Now, that will require a lot more from him and will put him before actual boxers. While ‘The Problem Child’ is yet to face a pro-boxer in his resume, he hasn’t experienced the most brutal side of a pro-boxing fight. 2022 seems to be the year, which will finally see Jake Paul take on an elite pugilist.

Joe Rogan has actually a point about Jake Paul’s dangers

24-year-old Paul is taking shots at Canelo Alvarez, Conor McGregor, and every other combat kingpin on his sight. Meanwhile, he is reportedly in talks to return against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., a fight that will be a massive up-gradation for him. Besides, ‘TNT’ Tommy Fury is also being rumored to be his next valid rival. All these factors will ask him to remain in the boxing flow.

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul fights Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Triller)

While Paul is already seeing symptoms of some brutal medical setbacks, the upcoming years can put him in more danger.

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Hopefully, the YouTuber can sustain them, or boxing is infamous for delivering fatal outcomes to the unfortunate ones.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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