NEW YORK — Jake Paul is making his return to the boxing ring.
The boxing promoter/fighter/social media influencer tweeted Sunday afternoon he’s going to be preventing once more Aug. 13 towards a to-be-determined opponent at a to-be-determined location.
Paul, 25, started coaching once more in March after taking just a few months off following his knockout win over Tyron Woodley in Tampa, Florida, final December. He had stated he had deliberate to return to the ring, however was additionally wholly dedicated to selling the Katie Taylor-Amanda Serrano undisputed light-weight title struggle in Madison Sq. Backyard, which befell Saturday night time. Paul was in attendance for the cut up determination win for Taylor over his fighter, Serrano.
Now, Paul will come again on his personal after his first break following preventing 4 instances in 11 months from November 2020 till January 2021.
“Again within the health club, again to coaching and excited, extra excited and motivated than ever,” Paul instructed ESPN again in March. “You already know, that was Chapter 1 of my boxing profession, that was my rookie season and now I get to go on one other chapter right here.”
Paul stated in March he wasn’t certain who he would struggle subsequent or when, precisely, the struggle can be. Initially, after his win in December over Woodley, he stated he wasn’t going to struggle for 18 months as a result of he felt burned out.
He stated in March he was issues pessimistically then as a result of he had been in a relentless coaching camp-fight rotation. Plus, he had his different enterprise ventures as effectively. Two months into his break, he realized how a lot he liked preventing and determined to begin coaching once more.
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“It was like two months in, I used to be like, I used to be sitting there and I had an epiphany,” Paul stated in March. “I used to be like, ‘I really feel motivated once more. I need to get again to boxing.’”
Paul (5-0, 4 KO) has gained all of his fights by knockout and solely gone greater than two rounds twice — in his cut up determination win over Woodley in August in Cleveland after which his knockout win over Woodley in Tampa.