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Jake Paul Says He's This Generation's Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson And Floyd Mayweather

Nasir Jabbar

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Jake Paul Says He's This Generation's Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson And Floyd Mayweather

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Jake Paul has compared himself to Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather in a big claim ahead of his fight against Tyron Woodley.

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Paul resumes his budding boxing career against former UFC champion Woodley on Sunday.

And he's talked himself up ahead of his fourth professional outing, saying he's this generation's Ali, Tyson and Mayweather.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Speaking to Brian Custer, he said: "I am on a trajectory to become the biggest prizefighter in the world.

"For the kids, I look like Mike Tyson, your grandpa had Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, your dad had Floyd Mayweather, this generation has Jake Paul."

Paul's opponent, Woodley, provides a huge step up in competition from the likes of Nate Robinson and Ben Askren.

But 'The Problem Child' insists he will beat 'The Chosen One' and claims his boxing venture is not a gimmick.

He added: "People still think this is a gimmick. So, after this fight I think they'll understand that this is the real deal, kudos to this kid because he's a real fighter, which I am.

"I take this more seriously than a lot of real pro fighters do because the chip on my shoulder is shoulder, it's a chip on shoulder, my knee, my head, I'm p***ed off for greatness.

Image: PA
Image: PA

"I want this more than most pro fighters do, I go in there I spar three people at a time and they'll get out and take their wraps off and take their shoes off.

"I jump out of the ring and do abs, I do neck, I hit the bag some more, I jump on the speed bag and then I run home after, two miles.

"So, people will see, they'll see the hard work that I've been putting in."

Topics: Mike Tyson, Boxing, Jake Paul, muhammad ali, Floyd Mayweather

Nasir Jabbar
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