Veteran MMA combatant Quinton “Rampage” Jackson credits Jake Paul for bringing beingness backmost to boxing.
“Rampage” past stepped successful the cage successful 2019. His vocation spans 52 fights since 1999. In Jackson’s past bout, helium was bested by Fedor “The Last Emporer” Emilianenko by TKO successful circular 1.
Jackson hopes to marque a comeback with a boxing debut against the two-time heavyweight champion, Shannon Briggs. The seasoned boxer possesses a nonrecreational grounds of 60-6-1, and 1 No Contest.Quinton Jackson and Shannon Briggs, Photo Credit: Getty Images
As an MMA fighter, Jackson holds the athletics arsenic fig 1 but is besides a immense instrumentality of boxing. However, helium feels arsenic though boxing suffered a adust spell earlier the Paul brothers stepped in.
“I don’t deliberation astir them but I deliberation that they are precise entertaining. It seems similar they resuscitated boxing. With each owed respect to each the boxers adjacent though I’m MMA each day, I correspond MMA and we got a warfare against boxers close now, I don’t hatred boxers oregon the athletics of boxing. I deliberation boxing is simply a large trade that I’ve been trading for 15 oregon much years now. Once Mike Tyson near boxing wasn’t breathtaking anymore,” Jackson told SCMP MMA.
As a YouTube prima with millions of subscribers, Jake Paul brings a batch of attraction to the sport.
Many assumed the societal media property would spot decision against experienced fighters but astatine 5-0 and wanting more, Paul continues to bid and marque headlines.
Boxing and MMA fans everyplace tuned successful to ticker him springiness Woodley’s archetypal L successful boxing, and past decorativeness him by knockout successful their rematch.Jake Paul, Tyron Woodley; Photo Credit: AP Photo/Chris O’Meara
Even Claressa Shields gave props to Paul for his caller power successful women’s boxing. Though the 2 person clashed, Shields appreciates the enactment helium has done for getting adjacent weekend’s highly anticipated Serrano v Taylor combat disconnected the ground.
Many fighters are siding with Jake Paul. His stance connected combatant wage has a batch of UFC fighters thanking him. And now, adjacent a seasoned mixed martial creator similar “Rampage” Jackson is acknowledging the accomplishments of the rising boxing star.
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