“I’m Back”: Jake Paul Announces His Targeted Return Date

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Mark August 13 successful your calendar due to the fact that Jake Paul volition beryllium making his long-awaited instrumentality to the boxing ring.

Paul announced the day of his sixth nonrecreational combat connected Twitter earlier today, delivering a elemental connection to fans; “I’m back.” The 25-year-old’s hostile and the determination of the combat are inactive to beryllium determined.

Paul was past betwixt the ropes successful December, erstwhile helium knocked retired Tyron Woodley successful their rematch.

Following that fight, his 4th successful 11 months, the 25-year-old decided to instrumentality a fewer months disconnected to recuperate and besides to beforehand possibly the biggest pistillate boxing lucifer successful history, Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano, which took spot Saturday night. Promoting Serrano, Paul watched ringside arsenic his lawsuit mislaid via divided decision—an result that outgo him $1 cardinal acknowledgment to a stake made with co-promoter Eddie Hearn.

The Search For Paul’s Next Opponent Continues

In the past fewer months, Paul has been busily campaigning to find an hostile for his adjacent fight, and a fig of targets person emerged. The “Problem Child” has called retired Michael Bisping, having offered the UFC Hall of Famer successful excess of $1 cardinal dollars to conscionable him successful the ring. He’s besides angled for a combat with Conor McGregor, adjacent going truthful acold arsenic to suggest a woody with UFC President Dana White to marque it happen.

Jake Paul Tyron Woodley December Jake Paul, Tyron Woodley, Credit: AP Photo

These efforts, however, person travel to naught. Now, Jake seems to beryllium setting his sights connected the 55-year-old Mike Tyson, who has informally expressed involvement successful the bout. Rumors person besides swirled that Anderson Silva could beryllium his adjacent challenger. Another anticipation is New Zealand rugby star-turned-boxer Sonny Bill Williams, who earlier this week stated that he’s already successful talks with Paul’s representatives.

And past there’s besides Tommy Fury, who Paul was primitively scheduled to combat successful December earlier wounded forced the Englishman to withdraw. But contempt Fury picking up a triumph successful his past outing earlier this month, it appears the accidental to look the “Problem Child” whitethorn person sailed by.

Little impressed by the deficiency of spectatorship astatine Fury’s fight, Paul says that helium volition beryllium watching Silva’s adjacent bout intimately to spot if the Brazilian is simply a much worthy adjacent opponent.

Who bash you deliberation Jake Paul volition look connected August 13?