Who Won Jake Paul vs Nate Robinson?: Results, Scorecards, Purses, Stats, Full Fight

Published 08/28/2021, 11:27 AM EDT
Nov 27, 2020; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Jake Paul (left) and Nate Robinson (right) weigh in for a cruiserweight boxing bout in Los Angeles. Mandatory Credit: Lynn Millspaugh/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports


YouTuber Jake Paul fought former NBA star Nate Robinson in November 2020. ‘The Problem Child’ earned a knockout finish in his second fight as a professional boxer. Robinson, a former NBA player, showed his athleticism early in the fight as he was leaping in with his attacks.

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However, Paul managed to evade those attacks and he eventually started to establish his authority. He dropped Robinson at the end of the first round but the latter managed to get up. He even signaled the referee that the punch was not something to worry about. But there was a certain pattern to him trying to headhunt Paul which proved to be the recipe for disaster.

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Paul started to find his rhythm in the second round and landed some clean combinations. A looping right hand earned him the second knockdown of the fight. But Robinson got up yet again. Another three-punch combo, ending with a short right hand on the chin, left the former NBA player out cold as he dropped face-first into the canvas. Paul extended his record to 2-0 in the process.

How much did Jake Paul earn from his fight against Nate Robinson?

The Paul vs Robinson event took place on the undercard of the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. Initially, it was reported that both fighters made only $600 from their fight, which might come as a surprise to many.

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However, Paul later dismissed those claims. ‘The Problem Child’ revealed that he had earned a massive eight-figure amount from the entire card. Even though he didn’t reveal the exact amount, the YouTuber was talking about millions.

Paul went on to call out the biggest star of the UFC, Conor McGregor, and his training partner, Bellator MMA’s Dillion Danis in his post-fight interview. His antics after the fight earned him even more attention from the fans of the combat sports which opened the door for him to fight Ben Askren.

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The Problem Child‘ returns to action this weekend as he faces former UFC champion, Tyron Woodley. The 3-0 boxer is set for the toughest test of his career to date. How he fares, remains to be seen.

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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