Jake Paul Will Return to Boxing in Late 2021 – Hints Trainer

Published 09/06/2021, 9:15 AM 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)


Jake Paul doesn’t intend to relish a long layoff after his 4 professional win against former UFC champion Tyron Woodley on August 29. He has already vanquished two former MMA champions inside the boxing ring this year, and he can possibly return before we close off the calendar.

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Despite appearing bleak against a vicious Woodley, Paul picked certain momentums in the fight that helped him win via a controversial split decision. That said, his trainer BJ Flores seems optimistic about the 24-year-old’s fighting future and has predicted that he will be in action by the end of this year.

The veteran trainer spoke to the Mirror and shed views on several things, including Paul’s last fight and the future. Hence, he thrilled many new-age fans with his interesting insights and updates surrounding Paul.

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“He won’t take much time off at all, he’ll want to be back sooner than [next year], and we really need to. We’ve got a lot of momentum right now, a lot of things we can improve on and work on, we just need to get back to the drawing board,” said BJ Flores. (H/T:- BoxingScene)

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Jake Paul has also clarified his intentions of winning a world title during his run. It will clearly demand a lot more from him. 4-0 as a professional, the undefeated star hasn’t faced any professional pugilist So, a lot is left in the tale.

Speaking about it, Flores continued, “It’s obviously a work in progress, so we need to keep working and stay focused, that’s kind of our mentality in our camp. We’re always getting better, we’re always improving, and we don’t feel like we can afford to take months off and sit around.”

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Whom can Jake Paul face next?

A lot is being told about a potential rematch between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley. Following the loss, Woodley protested about the outcome and demanded a re-collision. Paul also agreed to that. But on the condition that Tyron Woodley has the tattoo of ‘I Love Jake’.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Besides, Tommy Fury had also called out Jake Paul after vanquishing Anthony Taylor in the undercard of the same event. Hence, we can see Paul return and finally face a pro boxer if he opts to fight Fury. However, several more names will predictably emerge once Jake Paul officially announces his fifth fight.

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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. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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