Jake Paul has been one of the biggest sensations in the last year. From Youtube to a top boxer who is the subject of many debates and about whom many no longer know what to think. Admittedly, Paul surprised many with his fight against Woodley and at least changed the minds of some about his boxing abilities, but he doesn’t seem to want to stop.
Paul is already thinking a lot about his next opponent, and in an interview for "Full Send Podcast" he revealed what his plans are in the future. "I think it’s on to bigger and better things,” Paul said on the “Full Send Podcast” released Wednesday, as quoted by mmajunkie “I want to fight a real boxer.
We’ll see what the cards have in store”. He continued, “I think Tommy Fury is probably the top of that list. He’s skilled, he’s undefeated, and he’s a real boxer. He has like 4 million followers on Instagram, which is good engagement.
He has the fans from like his relationship show (‘Love Island’)”.
Paul also explained all the factors that influence the fight. Of course, money is the primary thing to get the fight done, but there are some other things that affect it.
“It all starts with the numbers,” Paul said. “Like, would this fight sell a lot? Would people actually care? Because I could go in right now and fight the infamous jiu-jitsu guy (Dillon Danis) who doesn’t shut the f*ck up on social media, but it’s a hard sell."
"It’s like (I) just beat a UFC Hall of Fame legendary striker. We’re not going to put (me) up against a jiu-jitsu guy in a boxing match. “So now, after each fight, we go back to the drawing board, and we’re like, Who makes the most sense? Can they actually sell pay-per-views? And can we actually sell this fight as, like, ‘This is a tough fight for Jake.’ Because that’s what I want”.
Although he was not the favorite against Woodley, he won, and this time he wants to reassure those who think he will lose. “I’ve been the favorite,” Paul said. “So now I almost want to go into a fight where it’s like, ‘There’s no way he’s going to do this.’ I just want to continue to prove people wrong because I could take a social media influencer right now and fight them and make a decent bag.
There’s an NFL player that wants to fight me – it’s just a tough sell because I did all of that”.