“It’s Very Realistic”: Accusing Floyd Mayweather of Ducking, Jake Paul Gives Huge Update on Potential Canelo Alvarez Fight Timeline

Published 12/15/2023, 4:49 AM EST

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Jake Paul’s latest claim sets a new benchmark for audacity. In an interview with Fighthype.com, Paul dropped a bombshell. He’s eyeing a fight with Canelo Alvarez, boxing’s reigning titan. His timeframe? A mere 24 months. Just 2 years after facing Andre August?

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Paul’s boldness often blurs the lines between bravado and reality. But this time, his confidence seems unwavering. He accuses another legend, Floyd Mayweather, of avoiding him. Is this the usual Paul theatrics, or is there substance behind his words?.

Jake Paul eyes Canelo, accuses Mayweather of evasion

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Jake Paul is not just chasing headlines but also formidable opponents. His next step in this journey is a significant bout against Andre August, a seasoned professional boxer. This fight is pivotal, not just as a test of Paul’s skill, but as a stepping stone to even grander ambitions.

In a candid conversation with Fighthype.com, Paul’s aspirations were laid bare. He confidently declared, “I think it’s very realistic,” when quizzed about a potential showdown with Canelo Alvarez. He further elaborated, “Canelo is a smart businessman and at the end of the day he wants to do big fights and make huge entertainment products.” Paul’s self-assurance stems from his rigorous training and experience gained from recent fights.

His claim gains further weight as he details his strategy, “My skill set is improving every single day and that’s what doing fights like this are about, taking on real professional fighters, so that eventually I could take on tougher fighters. I see Canelo vs Jake Paul happening in the next 24 months. This statement is a clear indication of his commitment to evolve as a boxer.

However, it’s not just about future aspirations. Paul also shed light on past endeavors, particularly a potential bout with Floyd Mayweather. “We’ve tried to make a Floyd fight happen, Floyd’s ducked it,” he accused, suggesting a reluctance from Mayweather’s camp. This accusation adds another layer of intrigue to his evolving boxing narrative.

Paul’s focus remains sharp, with the upcoming fight against August being a critical test. His performance here will not only affect public perception but also his chances of landing fights with boxing elites like Canelo.

Jake Paul also talked about him fighting Mike Tyson.

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Challenging Mike Tyson to a record-breaking bout

Jake Paul, in his interaction with DAZN, sparked a whirlwind of excitement by addressing the prospect of a mega-fight with Mike Tyson. Reacting to an article suggesting Tyson’s agreement to a $245 million bout, Paul enthusiastically responded, “Uncle Mike, I think we can make more than $245 million brother. Sign the contract big boy, sign the contract.”

This statement not only reflects Paul’s confidence but also his deep respect for Tyson, previously shown during his appearance on Tyson’s podcast, Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson. While the actualization of such a high-profile fight remains uncertain, it’s clear that Paul is more than willing to accept the challenge if Tyson steps up, setting the stage for what could be a historic event in boxing history.

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Will his ambitious plans materialize into historic bouts, or will they remain as tantalizing possibilities? What are your thoughts on these potential mega-fights? Do you believe Jake Paul can transcend his internet persona and make boxing history?

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