“The Greatest Boxer of All Time” – Israel Adesanya Shares His Thoughts on Jake Paul Upon Seeing His Photo

Published 06/23/2022, 3:00 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)

Since Jake Paul transitioned from YouTube to boxing, things are going well for him in the latter. While the majority of combat sports fans still refuse to accept him as a proper boxer, Paul has stayed undefeated in his career until now. He has also beaten two former UFC champions. Recently, a current UFC champion also labeled Paul as the greatest boxer ever.

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in his YouTube video called Jake Paul, ‘the greatest boxer ever’. The champion of the 185-pond division was sitting with Alexander Volkanovski.

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The duo was guessing the names of fighters by simply seeing their tattoos. That’s when an image of Jake Paul came up. Seeing the photo, Adesanya said, “I know this, the greatest boxer of all time. Jake Paul. The greatest boxer of all time.

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The majority of combat sports fans may not accept Adesanya’s statement. However, greatest boxer or not, Paul will make his return to the ring soon.

Jake Paul will make his return to the ring on August 13

Along with the skill of his fists, Jake Paul can also sell himself well. ‘The Problem Child’ since his boxing debut has created a lot of buzz around his fighting career. Similarly, his fans are now excited to see him return to the ring.

 

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In a post on Instagram, Paul revealed he will return to the ring on August 6th. Uploading a photo of him in the ring, Paul captioned it, saying, “the kid is back Saturday August 6th.”

While there are no heads up on whom he will face, rumors suggest that ‘The Problem Child’ will take on Tommy Fury. Another name that is being thrown in the mix is that of UFC superstar Nate Diaz.

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Both suggested opponents will provide Paul with quite a challenge. While they will look to end his dominance in the ring, ‘The Problem Child’ will look to stay undefeated.

Comment below and let us know your thoughts on Jake Paul as a boxer.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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