Jake Paul Pleads LeBron James to Show Up for His Fight With Tyron Woodley: “This One’s for the City Man, Pull Up!”

Published 08/13/2021, 2:37 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)


Jake Paul, on August 29th, will take on the biggest and perhaps the most important boxing bout of his life. He will put himself in deep waters against the ex-UFC bigwig, Tyron Woodley, who is supposedly his toughest opponent to date.

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As ‘The Problem Child’ knows the hype and buzz this contest carries, he wants to make the most out of the entire event. That said, he’s looking to bring in some top-notch athletes from across different verticals to grace the event with their presence.

Paul has already invited the likes of Katie Nageotte and Zach Apple, who shook one and all with their Tokyo Olympic performances. Now, the YouTuber turned boxing star is keen on looping in the NBA legend, LeBron James, for his August 29th collision.

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In his exclusive interaction with TMZ Sports, he said, “LeBron, pull up baby!!! When I was 12, came and saw your games. I paid good money for some front row seats. I was yelling at you from the crowds.”

“And so, I think it’s only right that you pull up and yell, “Jake! Jake! But look, LeBron, this one’s for the city man, pull up!”

Ever since his fight announcement against Tyron Woodley, Jake Paul has constantly shown his eagerness to fight. He has put in the required amount of hard work and is completely immersed in preparations for the same.

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley – Will this fight stay true to the hype?

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Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley are ready to roar against each other. In this fight, ‘The Problem Child’ will bring in his 3-fight pro-boxing experience.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Jake Paul (L) and Tyron Woodley (R) face off during a press conference before their cruiserweight fight at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on July 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

On the other hand, ‘The Chosen One’ will come in with a rich combat experience. That said, the better man on fight night will leave the ring with his hand raised. Who do you think it will be? Also, will LeBron James be in the arena to witness the bout?

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Watch this story – Paul vs. Woodley: 5 Intriguing Facts You Didn’t Know About Tyron Woodley

Let us know what you think of Jake Paul’s invite?

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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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