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Jake Paul Knocked Off His Feet When Interviewer Confronts Him With Sad Childhood Facts: ‘How Does This Man Know This?’

Published 03/03/2022, 9:30 AM EST

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Jake Paul is the biggest YouTuber turned boxer of the modern era. In just a couple of years, the Ohio native has traced his way to the top, bagging millions of eyeballs around him. Moreover, his actual rise in this side of combat sports took place last year as he grabbed a total of 3 wins inside the ring.

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Although his life seems decorated from the outside, not everything was on point when Jake Paul was a child.

‘The Problem Child’ was in an interview with Graham Bensinger once. Here, the latter spoke about Paul’s childhood and how his life remained after his parents’ getting separated. Moreover, Bensinger even spilled some astonishing facts that left Paul puzzled.


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Citing him to come up with those facts, Paul stated, “How does this man know this?”

Jake Paul has caught every boxing lover’s attention with his in-ring and outside-the-ring antics. Also, he scaled up in his career last year, as the 25-year-old locked horns with the likes of Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.

Paul beat both of them with his unusual boxing skills. However, the highlight out of all was his statement KO win over Woodley in December 2021. ‘The Problem Child’ raised his stakes in the fight universe with that, and this year, he’s expected to go even better than before.

Regardless of the adversities he faced in his childhood, Jake Paul is making the most out of his time now. Be it content creation, boxing, or anything else, Paul is undoubtedly giving his best in every vertical.

Who will Jake Paul face on his return?


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Jake Paul was keen to test himself against a pro-boxer last year itself. But it seems he’s ardently chasing a fight with a pro-boxer in 2022.

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For now, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. appears as a top name on his list. Paul even asked his manager to set up a fight with him.


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But it’s been a while, and there’s no update on this fight yet. In the coming few months, Jake Paul can be expected to shed some light on his boxing run It’ll be interesting to see whether he locks Chavez Jr. as his next set opponent.

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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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