Jake Paul is still harboring aspirations of clinching a world title. To achieve this, he recognizes the need to accumulate experience against genuine boxers, moving away from facing fellow YouTubers or MMA stars. That’s when Andre August comes in, set to be Jake Paul’s Next Fight opponent in the boxing ring on December 15.
This bout presents a formidable challenge for Paul, who has emphasized his disinterest in promoting the match. Instead, his focus is squarely on gaining valuable experience. The clash with Andre August follows Paul’s initial foray into the world of professional boxing against Fury. Notably, the 26-year-old has predominantly competed against mixed martial artists, securing victories against Diaz, Ben Askren, and former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley, the latter of whom he defeated twice.
Jake Paul’s Next Fight Time
The primary card for the Paul vs. August bout is scheduled to commence at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) at the Caribe Royale in Orlando.
This cruiserweight showdown will be the highlight of the event, and the overall timing is set for 7:30 PM ET and 4:30 PM Pacific Time (PT). Anticipated ring walks for the main event are expected around 10:30 PM ET and 7:30 PM PT.
What’s At Stake?
Undoubtedly, another defeat would significantly impact Paul’s standing as a credible boxer, particularly given Andre’s relative lack of fame among many fans. Conversely, securing a triumph against an established and legitimate boxer could significantly contribute to Paul’s overarching objective of becoming a bona fide champion in the sport.
Paul must emerge victorious in this bout, and a decisive win would ensure his continued relevance as a disruptor in the fight sports arena. However, if he encounters difficulties or faces a loss, the narrative of him transitioning from a YouTuber to merely an average boxer is likely to gain momentum.
Jake Paul’s Boxing Record
After three and a half years in the professional boxing circuit, Jake Paul has engaged in 8 bouts, securing 7 victories and experiencing only one defeat.
With a current record of 7-1, Paul boasts a 50% knockout-to-fights ratio, achieving four knockout wins out of his total eight matches. The sole setback in Paul’s career is an 8-round split decision loss to Tommy Fury.
In his most recent bout on August 5, 2023, Paul emerged victorious with an 8-round unanimous decision over Nate Diaz. He has not secured a significant world title yet.
Paul entered the professional boxing scene at the age of 23 on January 30, 2020, making his debut against Ali Eson Gib and clinching victory via a 1st-round TKO. Following this debut success, he continued his winning streak with five more consecutive victories, including three wins by stoppage.
To date, Paul has experienced only one defeat in his professional boxing career.
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Also on the undercard:
- Jake Paul vs. Andre August; Cruiserweight
- Shadasia Green vs. Franchon Crews Dezurn; vacant WBC super-middleweight women’s title
- Yoenis Tellez vs. Livan Navarro: Light middleweight
- Elijah Flores vs. Javier Mayoral: Welterweight
- Zachary Randolph vs. Michael Manna: Light heavyweight
- Lorenzo Medina vs. Joshua Temple: Heavyweight
- Alexander Gueche vs. Clayton Ward: Super flyweight
- Xavier Bocanegra vs. TBA: Featherweight
Jake Paul, ‘The Problem Child,’ is set for his next fight against Andre August on December 15, aiming to gain experience against genuine boxers and inch closer to his world title dreams. The bout, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET, carries high stakes for Paul’s credibility.
A decisive win would solidify his disruptor status, while a loss may fuel the narrative of his transition from a YouTuber to an average boxer. Stay tuned for this pivotal moment in Paul’s boxing journey.