Jake Paul’s boxing debut was a lot more explosive than either of the two fights between his brother Logan Paul and British rival KSI. Logan and KSI were the first YouTubers to cross over into the boxing world. Their first fight was a draw while KSI edged out the rematch. Both fights were commercially successful.
Jake’s debut came on Thursday against YouTube rival AnEson Gib. Paul has a considerable size advantage and a definite edge in boxing skill has he floored his opponent 3 times in route to the first round knockout.
Immediately after the both Paul called out KSI to extract revenge for his brother.
Jake’s co-trainer, former cruiserweight title challenger BJ Flores, also welcomes the bout and guarantees that KSI would not make it to the final bell.
“I’m not surprised Jake knocked out Gib in the first round. We expected an early KO and Jake did what he was supposed to do against a guy like Gib,” Flores told BoxingScene.com.
“We are not calling out the top light heavyweights in the world. However, we want KSI ASAP and than we can figure out the next move. I am 100% positive Jake dominates KSI until he either quits or gets knocked out. Let’s be honest, KSI and Gib are very close in talent and ability. Jake will absolutely annihilate KSI within 3 rounds. KSI can take the fight or he can stop talking and just focus on his YouTube/ music career.”
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