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Canelo Alvarez: Jake Paul targets bout with pound-for-pound chief in final fight later down the line

‘I may put up a f*****g superior fight!’: Jake Paul confirms his need to tackle Canelo Alvarez IS critical as he units his sights on a showdown with the pound-for-pound chief in his final skilled contest later down the line

  • Jake Paul has referred to as out Canelo Alvarez on a number of events over the previous year
  • The YouTuber-turned-fighter is carving out his personal skilled boxing career
  • He has been ridiculed for making an attempt to goad Canelo into the ring after 5 contests
  • But Paul insists he’s ‘5 – 6’ extra fights away from being able to face him
  • He has revealed his intention to face Canelo in the final fight of his career 

Jake Paul has revealed he needs to face Canelo Alvarez in his final skilled boxing contest later down the line, insisting he would ‘put up a f****** superior fight’ in opposition to the pound-for-pound chief.

Paul is carving out his personal professional career after venturing into boxing two years in the past, with latest victories over former MMA stars Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren bettering his report to 5-0.

The YouTuber-turned-fighter is slowly gaining an increasing number of respect in the sport, though critics nonetheless level to the reality he’s but to lock horns with a bona fide boxer.

Jake Paul is keen to lock horns with Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez is one of the world's best fighters

Jake Paul has revealed he needs to face Canelo Alvarez in his final skilled boxing contest

Nevertheless, that has not stopped him from calling out Canelo – who stakes a declare to being the greatest boxer on the planet proper now – over the previous year.

Many have laughed off his makes an attempt to goad the Mexican into the ring, together with Canelo himself, however Paul believes a fight between them may turn out to be possible if he positive factors extra expertise.   

‘I’d take the fight,’ he instructed The Journey. ‘Right now I could not beat Canelo, 5 fights from now or six fights from now, I may put up a f*****g superior fight and we’ll see what occurs.

Paul is 5-0 as a professional and has picked up wins over ex-UFC fighters like Tyron Woodley

Paul is 5-0 as knowledgeable and has picked up wins over ex-UFC fighters like Tyron Woodley

Canelo, meanwhile, is a four-weight world champion widely considered the best on the planet

Canelo, in the meantime, is a four-weight world champion broadly thought-about the greatest on the planet

‘I need me vs Canelo to be my final fight, it may occur three or 4 years from now however it simply is smart, the two greatest names, the two highest-paid boxers in the sport going at it, why not?’

When requested by TMZ again in September if he may fight Paul in the close to future, Canelo stated: ‘Not proper now. He’s not prepared. He must preserve bettering. Good luck.’

However, Paul insists his intention to lock horns with the four-weight world champion is real, telling talkSPORT: ‘I’m being useless critical. That I can contend with him, three years from now.

But Paul is adamant that he wants to face the Mexican at some point down the line

But Paul is adamant that he needs to face the Mexican sooner or later down the line

‘Walk away with $50m-$75m. I’ve seen guys go in there in opposition to him, and I say all of it the time, the one man just lately goes three rounds and quits in the nook and doesn’t throw a punch. I’ve far more coronary heart than that man. I’m far more athletic than that man.’

Canelo is at present gearing up for his conflict with WBA light-heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on May 7, which is able to see him transfer again as much as 175lbs after conquering the super-middleweight division.

As for Paul, he’s anticipated to step again into the ring in August, though his subsequent opponent is at present unclear. 

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