Although Jake Paul is just over a week away from his next fight, he’s still talking about longtime rival KSI.
The social media stars turned professional boxers recently engaged in a war of words on Twitter arguing over who would make the most pay-per-views in their upcoming August fights, but the exchange quickly fell apart.
Paul wants the final say, but doubts a future fight with KSI will ever happen.
“I don’t think he’s fighting me,” Paul said. “Why would he take on that risk? He knows what would happen…
“I wouldn’t even have to train to fight KSI. I could make $20/30 million, show up eating pizza and knock him out. Two turns maximum.
KSI already has a history with the Paul family, having fought Jake’s brother Logan twice before, with the first fight ending in a draw. The Briton emerged victorious in the rematch, winning by split decision.
The couple have now crushed the beef and it was friends and business partners who co-founded the Prime beverage company.
As for KSI’s relationship with Jake, it’s less friendly and he has repeatedly expressed interest in fighting the 25-year-old.
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For the time being, however, the two men have other challenges to overcome before they can meet in the ring.
Paul fights August 6 against Hasim Rahman Jr (12-1, 6 KOs), the son of former world heavyweight champion, Hasim Rahman, who knocked out Lennox Lewis.
It comes after Paul was set to fight Tommy Fury, the brother of world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, but it fell through after ‘TNT’ was denied entry into the United States.
Meanwhile, KSI will fight on August 27 for his first contest in nearly three years, when he takes on fellow YouTuber Alex Wassabi at the O2 Arena in London.