JAKE PAUL has vowed to defeat Canelo Alvarez if the boxing celebrity is “dumb sufficient” to battle him.
Paul has lengthy named Canelo as considered one of his dream opponents, regardless of their talent and expertise disparity.
And the YouTuber-turned boxer risked sounding delusional by insisting that he might beat the four-division champion.
Paul mentioned: “He seems to be like he is on the decline. I mentioned it earlier than guys, Jake Paul versus Canelo, I win. I assure you that.
“You guys thought I used to be loopy at first however that is since you guys cannot beat Canelo.
“I assure you that if Canelo and I battle someday – if he is dumb sufficient to get within the ring with me – I’ll beat his f***ing ass.”
Paul, 25, is but to face an opponent with a recognised boxing file however that adjustments in his subsequent battle.
He returns on October 29 in Arizona towards UFC legend Anderson Silva, 47, who’s 4-1 within the ring.
In the meantime Canelo, 32, beat Gennady Golovkin, 40, of their Las Vegas trilogy bout, closing out their rivalry.
The Mexican icon recorded his second win over GGG which adopted on from a 2017 draw.
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Paul was left unimpressed by both and backed David Benavidez, 25, to beat Canelo.
He mentioned: “Triple G regarded previous but additionally Canelo regarded previous. He began to fade within the later rounds and Triple G took some time to get began.
“If Canelo goes towards somebody who’s youthful, quicker and bins him on the skin and may maintain that stamina up for rounds 9, 10, 11 and 12 – somebody like David Benavidez for instance – then it will be a foul evening for Canelo.”