Jake Paul Reveals What He Wishes to Do After Boxing

Published 04/21/2021, 4:00 PM EDT
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)


Among all the hotshots of boxing, Jake Paul has made a place of his own. The YouTuber turned boxer has garnered immense attention and fame ever since he made his first walk to the ring. Moreover, he is turning out to be a true bad boy of the sport with his antics inside and outside the game.

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Last weekend, Paul beat the MMA veteran, Ben Askren, in just round 1 of the fight. With this win, he shut all the naysayers and subsequently showcased his in-ring prowess against a professional fighter.

Also, Paul has his eyes already set on something even bigger after boxing. The 3-0 professional pugilist took it to his official Twitter handle to reveal that he aspires to compete on the gridiron. ‘The Problem Child’ tweeted, “After boxing Imma be a free safety in the NFL.

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In no time, ‘The Problem Child’ has risen to paramount stardom in boxing. He principally broke into the news headlines after ending up on the winning vertical against the former NBA star Nate Robinson. Post that fight, he called out the former UFC double champ, Conor McGregor, and his teammate Dillian Danis.

After beating ‘Funky’ he has called out Nate Diaz.

Paul has already taken the boxing world upside down, and next, he wishes to stir the NFL fraternity. ‘The Problem Child’ might be thinking of expanding his fanbase in football, and it’ll be interesting to see how he may go about his career over there.

Should Jake Paul really transition his focus to NFL?

The Ohio native is just 3 fights old in the boxing world, yet he holds a mammoth significance in this competitive boxing world. Prior to making his first step into the squared circle, Jake Paul already had an exemplary career in the entertainment industry. He also runs a YouTube channel and boasts millions of subscribers on the same.

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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)

That said, the 24-year-old is certainly gifted with an ability to excel in anything and everything he takes up. And moving his focus to NFL won’t really hamper him or his fame.

Would you be interested in watching Jake Paul as a free safety in the NFL?

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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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