VIDEO: ‘The Problem Bot’ Appears at Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley Presser

Published 07/13/2021, 11:19 PM EDT


Jake Paul, the Internet star turned boxer, knows how to grab attention with every feature that he has. While a lucrative net worth is one of his many flexes, he showcases his enormous finances in style. That said, Paul’s official fight mascot ‘The Problem Bot’, is back to making its sensational appearances. ‘The Problem Bot’ appeared with Jake Paul in the official press conference for his fight against Tyron Woodley and thrilled many.

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Before facing MMA world champion Ben Askren in April, Paul unveiled his fight mascot. The gigantic mechanical robot represents Paul’s love for electronic gadgets and is undoubtedly an eye-catchy element to the fans.

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Tyron Woodley was the first person to embrace the stage at the presser. The UFC veteran came all alone, as expected. But Paul entered the stage with his robotic friend and ‘The Problem Bot’ remained there till the end. As Paul was busy trading words with Woodley, ‘The Problem Bot’ continued to make gestures that might have gone unnoticed by the fans.

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However, the media took note of the mascot’s actions as it can be tagged as a star in its own right. Paul runs a particular social media account for it, which has already grabbed sheer attention from the fans. Here’s a look at ‘The Problem Bot’.

Jake Paul and ‘The Problem Bot’

As the official Instagram handle of ‘The Problem Bot’ has 57.9 K followers, the robotic star is rightly relishing the stardom, which grew after his appearance in Jake Paul’s walkout for the fight against Ben Askren. While Paul grabbed attention for his big KO in the fight, ‘The Problem Bot’ also stole a part of the spotlight. Hence, it’s safe to expect him to appear again in the fight night against Tyron Woodley.

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Apart from that, we may also be able to catch a glimpse of the mascot throughout the build-up of the event. From weigh-ins to press meetings, ‘The Problem Bot’ looks likely to be available everywhere. However, once the bell rings, it will be Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley, with ‘The Problem Bot’ being relegated to the role of a spectator.

Do you think ‘The Problem Bot’ will turn out to be lucky for Jake Paul again at the Showtime PPV?

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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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