YouTube star and aspiring professional boxer Jake Paul (Jake Paul) will bring his talents to Showtime Sports.
Paul (3-0, 3 KOs), a 24-year-old native of Cleveland, has grown into a world-renowned social media influencer. He has agreed to broadcast the next YouTuber on the same network as his brother and compatriots , 26-year-old Logan Paul (Logan Paul), will include 44-year-old retired legend Floyd Mayweather (Floyd Mayweather) in the pay-per-view exhibition held in Miami Gardens, Florida on June 6. Mayweather).
Showtime Sports confirmed ESPN’s preliminary report on Wednesday. The network did not comment on the deadline or any details of the transaction, as it is still in advanced dialogue with Paul’s team to discuss the potential date, location and opponents of his Showtime debut.Paul Tweeting seems to confirm The report was released later on Wednesday.
Thanks to consecutive knockout victories under the Triller Fight Club banner, in the past year, the brave Paul became a viable PPV attractor, and retired athletes made their debut in previous professional boxing matches. NBA Slam dunk champion Nate Robinson and UFC MMA star Ben Askren, Bellator MMA and ONE champion reputation.
The news shocked Showtime. Many people are promoting traditional boxing PPV cards, including Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Carneiro Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao and newcomer Geventa. New stars such as Davis have taken a considerable step in the process of moving into more worlds. Mainstream and cross-border fighting. However, in many ways, this should not be the case.
Showtime not only promoted and broadcast Mayweather’s 2017 blockbuster PPV against the first two division UFC champion Conor McGregor (Conor McGregor), Jack played Mayweather-Logan (Mayweather-Logan) in Miami earlier this month. ) Make headlines in the media day Stealing Mayweather’s hat after being spotted. The stunt caused a savage skirmish in which Jack absorbed the fists of Mayweather and his bodyguard.
Later that day, Paul engraved his new slogan “gotcha hat” on his lap and started selling goods with that phrase on his website.
Paul announced Recently appeared on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast He is a free agent and even expressed interest in cooperating with the UFC, cooperating with future boxing matches after openly competing for current and former champions Kamalu Usman and Daniel Cormil. Just a few days ago, UFC Chairman Dana White dismissed questions about Paul and Triller at a press conference after the UFC 262 battle, and only a few days later said: “Don’t even ask me these idiots.
Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of Triller’s parent company Proxima Media, Tell ESPN on Wednesday Triller wished Paul all the best, but “We have gone a long way with him, we can go.” Kavanaugh later underestimated the value of the fighter. Talk about sports Paul said: “For us, anything other than the hole cards will change it from novelty to unacceptable.” Later he will say to Showtime’s new deal with Paul: “Imitation is the ultimate form of flattery.”
Although Paul remains undefeated in his career, is he interested in going beyond the celebrity battle and becoming a traditional boxer.
Most of the beef he claims to be an Internet troll comes from MMA fighters, including Bellator MMA’s Dillon Danis, who Paul threw a water balloon at him in a car crash. When Danis and Brendan Schaub were shooting for the Showtime digital series “Food Truck Diary”. Like Bellator MMA and CBS Sports, Showtime, owned by the parent company ViacomCBS, is Bellator’s exclusive studio in the United States.