Who do you think wins, a professional boxer with over 100 amateur fights and 13 professional competitions or a YouTuber?
Well, according to the bookmakers, it’s the YouTuber – Jake Paul.
He is currently the favorite ahead of his fight with Hasim Rahman Jr (12-1, 6 KOs), the son of former world heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman who knocked out Lennox Lewis.
“It’s funny to me,” Paul told talkSPORT. “But I haven’t lost yet and none of my fights have even been close.
“So I think people are starting to realize how hard I work and how much I want it and a lot of people have made a lot of money betting on me.
“I’ve heard stories of people making millions of dollars, so the favorite is really based on the money on each side of the pool, so I think people are betting on me, expecting me. won.
“But, it’s hilarious because he’s got 100 amateur fights, 13 professional fights, he’s got the height, the reach, the weight, so it’s just comical that the YouTuber is the frontrunner.”
Rapper Snoop Dogg, who was part of the commentary team for Paul’s fights against Nate Robinson and Ben Askren, is someone who has so far enjoyed the rewards of betting on the media star’s boxing career social.
“I bet on him,” Snoop revealed during the Impaulsive podcast, hosted by Jake’s brother, Logan. “I rocked with him, do you understand me?
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“I went against the grain, f****** with Jake, you hear me? Fuck you all! I’m with my nephew!
I have his gloves in my room right now, of course. I’m with him, so you know I bet on him [in his next fight].”