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Who Will Glen “Big Baby” Davis Fight in His Boxing Debut?

Published 05/27/2022, 8:00 AM EDT

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The YouTuber turned boxer, Jake Paul, has been the flag bearer of the exhibition bouts. The undefeated champ is coming out again on August 13 with a fight card decorated with the names of celebrities from all walks of life. Among them, the most fascinating name is Glen “Big Baby” Davis.

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The former professional basketball player is coming out to showcase his boxing skills after delivering his basketball talent for years. The Senior lead NBA Insider/Writer/Analyst for The Athletic and Stadium, Shams Charania, gave this update on Twitter.


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He wrote, “Hoops-boxing crossover: 8-year NBA vet Glen “Big Baby” Davis is targeted to be part of Jake Paul’s PPV event on Aug. 13, per sources. Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions was working on Davis-Larry Sanders, but is now evaluating new opponent due to Big 3 commitment for Sanders.”

Initially, ‘Big Baby’ was going to meet another NBA star, Larry Sanders. However, the talks could not materialize this bout because of Saunder’s commitment to the Big3 Basketball League.

As of now, the ‘Most Valuable Promotion’ of Jake Paul is in search of a new opponent who could match with ‘Big Baby’ in the ring. In the process, ‘The Problem Child’ took to social media platforms and wrote, “Any NFL or NHL players willing to step in the ring with Big Baby?”

Per reports, the YouTuber turned boxing sensation, Jake Paul is hunting for a WWE star to meet ‘Big Baby’ in the ring.

Who is the opponent of Jake Paul for the upcoming clash?

The poster boy of the exhibition showdowns, Jake Paul, has announced the date of his return to the ring. Though the date has been confirmed, the venue and the opponent are still unclear.


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The 25-year-old has taken a long time to determine his comeback. The last he fought was in December 2021 and clinched a win in a spectacular fashion.


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Since then, he was busy promoting the biggest event in women’s boxing, which also garnered immense limelight as well.


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Written by:

Abhishek Singh


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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.
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Vibhanshu Kumar