Jake Paul identifies the “best part of boxing” he would make changes to

Paul has become a divisive figure in the sport of boxing, but appears to have some visions for changes to the sport that could change it for the better in the long run

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Jake Paul has said that he feels there should be less advertising while fighters are in their corner, so that fans can hear the “best part of boxing”.

Paul was watching Shakur Stevenson’s win over Jamel Herring over the weekend when he made the observation that there was too many commercials playing between rounds, which stopped him from hearing the corner work.

And he has called for fight broadcasters to stop airing as many advertisements during this time period so fans can hear fighters being given advice by their corner, which could be exciting for those deeply interested.

“Get rid of these commercials in the corner man,” Paul said in a Twitter post.

“I’m trying to hear what coaches and fighters are saying – that’s one of the best parts of boxing.”

Jake Paul has some ideas to change boxing broadcasts going forward


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Paul has been bringing a new demographic of fans to the sport over the last few years, having competed five times, once in a white collar bout and four times at the professional level.

He rose to fame as a social media celebrity on the now-defunct Vine platform, amassing an audience of mostly younger girls, who would now be in their late teens or early 20s, not typically known to be boxing fans.

His big break came as he was making daily vlogs on YouTube and was cast on a Disney channel sitcom called Bizaardvark, on which he starred for two seasons.

And after a string of controversies following his departure from the channel, he opted to take up boxing in 2018, transferring a lot of his fans to the sport in the process.

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He fought fellow YouTuber Deji Olatunji in a white collar bout in Manchester on August 28 of 2018, before turning professional against AnEsonGib in January 2020.

He stopped both ‘Gib’ and Deji in his first two bouts, and moved on to face former NBA star Nate Robinson last November on the undercard of Mike Tyson’s comeback fight with Roy Jones Jr.

After brutally knocking out Robinson in one of the most viewed finishes of the year, he faced former UFC fighter and Olympic wrestler Ben Askren in April of this year.

He knocked out Askren in the first round of their April bout, and in the dressing room before the bout struck up a rivalry with ex-UFC champion Tyron Woodley, who was cornering the ex-Bellator champion.

This led to his most recent fight, a split decision victory over Woodley in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio in August.

A striking part of the fight night at Cleveland’s RocketMortgage Fieldhouse was that fans showed up in their droves from the opening bell.

The arena was almost packed out by the time Tommy Fury fought Anthony Taylor – four fights before Paul and Woodley would take to the ring.

This is rare in boxing, and indicative of a newer, enthusiastic audience that he is bringing to the sport with his outrageous antics and unique brand of call-outs.

Paul is expected to fight Fury in December, although a date and venue have yet to be confirmed despite reports of a December 18 bout in Miami.

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