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De la Hoya believes Jake Paul can be a world champion

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Oscar De la Hoya has supported Jake Paul to become WORLD CHAMPION and said: \’I
truly accept that he can\’.
The American legend additionally tipped YouTube star Paul to \’improve boxing\’ with his
capacity to attract new eyeballs to the game.
De La Hoya is a saint of the online media sensation and has even offered his help and
guidance in the background.
The previous six-division champ and Olympic gold medalist has been vocal in
supporting Paul, who he accepts can incredibly go right in boxing.
\”I admire him for his courage.
\”I admire him for just being so adamant about becoming world champion and I see the
talent in him.
\”I strongly feel that he\’s set in his heart that he can become world champion and I really
believe that he can.
\”He does have skill, he doesn\’t have the experience that people might be criticising him
about, but that\’s going to happen in time.
\”He happens to have a lot of followers, therefore he has a lot of criticism but that comes
with the territory.\”
Paul, 24, just turned professional in January 2020 with only one boxing display to his
name.
He immediately dashed to 3-0 all by knockout with prevails upon online opponent
\’AnEsonGib\’, ex-NBA player Nate Robinson, 37, and resigned UFC warrior Ben Askren,
likewise 37.
Paul currently faces his greatest move forward to date on Sunday night in Tyron
Woodley, 39, who is a previous UFC welterweight champion.
The American is still broadly untested in the ring however has been a colossal film
industry hit, with his two latest successes selling over 3m compensation per-sees
joined.
Furthermore, in spite of substantial analysis of his resistance, De La Hoya has called for
tolerance with Paul, who is taking numbers back to boxing.

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Fil-Brit Tiktoker Salt Papi puts the world on notice in latest boxing win

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Fil-Brit Tiktoker Salt Papi puts the world on notice in latest boxing win

A new Pinoy boxer rising? This might be the case if we’re talking about the social media influencers-turned-boxers.

Tiktoker Salt Papi was the talk of the town after his vicious knockout against Youtube sensation Josh Brueckner, a taller, bigger guy.

The Filipino-British boxer landed a perfect right hand right to the face of Brueckner in just the first round.

They served as an undercard of KSI vs. Faze Temperr.

Pro boxer and rising star Ryan Garcia was impressed by Salt Papi’s victory convincing him that the latter should next face Jake Paul.

They are both undefeated in boxing and all of their wins are via knockout.

After the victory, Salt Papi posted a video clip on his Instagram showing a comparison of his knockout to Manny Pacquiao’s iconic KO hit to Ricky Hatton.

The post received lots of comments including boxing’s only eight-division world champion himself.

Pacquiao wrote on the comment “Pwede Na” in which Salt Papi replied with a “salamat po.”

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Jon Jones takes on Ciryl Gane in heavyweight championship

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Jon Jones takes on Ciryl Gane in heavyweight championship

In a shocking announcement, Jon Jones confirmed that he is upping his division and will fight Ciryl Gane for the UFC heavyweight world title.

The development was leaked after T-Mobile Arena displayed an ad about the fight that was later on confirmed by the former pound-for-pound UFC fighter.

“Day one of four, just a few weeks out from my first heavyweight championship against Ciryl Gane,” said Jones.

The mega-bout is expected to take place on UFC 285. Jones has been out of the Octagon for almost three years now.

“Absolutely, I’d love to have Henry [Cejudo] coaching me for this Ciryl Gane fight. Hopefully our schedules can align and we can get on the same page,”  said Jones.

“Bones” Jones at the age of 35 has a record of 26 wins, one loss, zero draw, and one no contest.

While Gane has 11 wins, one loss and zero draw.

The date of the collision has yet to be announced as of writing.

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Pacquiao signs with Rizin for more exhibition bout

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Pacquiao signs with Rizin for more exhibition bout

Boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao is set to continue putting on the gloves as he surprisingly signed under Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation.

The MMA promotion made it known through their social media with details that the former Philippine senator will box this year against a Japanese fighter.

He recently came back to the sport with an exhibition bout against Korean YouTuber DK Yoo.

“I have agreed with Rizin to fight next year. That date will soon be announced, and also my opponent that Rizin will choose, and I’m open and excited to fight a Japanese fighter,” Pacquiao said during his signing with Rizin.

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