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It Looks Like YouTube Celebrity And Wannabe Boxer Jake Paul Might Have Finally Bitten Off More Than He Could Chew

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Andrew Powell Contributor
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Who else thinks that Jake Paul is a clown?

Only a week-and-a-half before UFC 282, Paddy Pimblett appeared on British show “Pub Talk” to discuss his fighting. Eventually, Jake Paul got brought up.

Paddy believes that Jake Paul could become a legitimate boxer and beat some of the top talent in the sport with his money, training and work ethic. However — he also sees a big issue with Paul’s fights.

“I think his fights are fixed,” claimed Pimblett.

Then on Nov. 29, Jake Paul responded by accusing Pimblett of calling Anderson Silva, whom Paul defeated last month to remain undefeated in his boxing career, “a criminal.”

“I’m sick and tired of this narrative,” said Paul on a YouTube video. “It’s pathetic. It’s stupid. You’re disrespecting your own GOAT of your own sport. You’re saying that Anderson Silva is a criminal. You’re saying he’s a fraud.”

Paul then challenges Pimblett to “5, three-minute rounds, boxing,” offering Pimblett $1 million if he wins. But if Paul gets the victory, Pimblett has to join the United Fighters Association and “help [him] sign up all of the fighters in the UK.”

At first, Pimblett said that his contract with UFC won’t allow him to fight, and he needed time to gain weight and recover from another bout. But then, Pimblett said screw it, he’s game.

“Challenge accepted. I fight Saturday, I’ll chill Sunday and I’ll beat you up Monday,” responded Pimblett.

 

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I can’t lie, I actually like Jake’s brother, Logan Paul. I’m a fan of professional wrestling, so when he came into the WWE, I liked his cocky and arrogant character — yes, I’m aware that’s actually who he is. But as a “heel” (wrestling terminology for a bad guy), it fits perfectly, and the loud boos (or pops as we like to call them in that world) that he gets are classic. He’s a good villain in WWE’s storyline, and he’s impressive in the ring to boot. (RELATED: Iconic Brothers Aim To Become The New Face Of The Fight Game)

However, his brother Jake Paul… There’s nothing there for me.

I didn’t like him before he came into WWE, I didn’t care about him when he made his debut for them at their Crown Jewel Premium Live Event in Saudi Arabia, and I still don’t like him.

I personally hope Paddy Pimblett knocks him out if they ever do face off, which is funny, because Jake Paul knows damn well that Pimblett isn’t allowed to fight while under contract with the UFC. And then he challenges him literally the same week as Pimblett’s UFC 282 fight?

Jake Paul is a clown.