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Jake Paul is ‘basically a never-ending machine’ for this reason


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Some may not want to hear it, but Jake Paul might just be the face of boxing.

The 26-year-old made his name on Vine over a decade ago and has made it a superstar on social media. Disney Channel and YouTube.

However, in recent years he has made a name for himself in the boxing ring; and while he didn’t have the resume of many professionals before his time, his celebrity status made his fights some of the most anticipated and watched in recent memory.


Jake Paul eggs on the crowd

Jake Paul waves to the crowd during weigh-ins before his fight against Nate Diaz at the American Airlines Center on August 4, 2023 in Dallas. (Sam Hodde/Getty Images)

But if Paul also becomes a household name in the ring, he also becomes one of the most powerful promoters in boxing. Paul and his longtime business partner, Nakisa Bidarian, founded Most Valuable Promotions in 2021, and in less than three years since its inception, MVP has amassed many looks and talent.

Amanda Serrano, who is main-eventing the Puerto Rico fights on Saturday, said signing with the brand late last year was “the best decision I have made in boxing.”

TV star Javon “Wanna” Walton, best known for playing Ashtray on “Euphoria,” also signed with the brand, which he said it’s “like family.” He will make his professional debut this weekend at 17.

Now, scout, sign and book talent while training for your own fights that are seen around the world.

“I’m basically this endless machine,” Paul told Fox News Digital this week in Puerto Rico. “And the machine keeps growing, but there’s only so much fuel, that’s me.”

Jake Paul posing after the victory

Jake Paul reacts after knocking out Andre August in the first round at Caribe Royale Orlando on December 15, 2023, in Orlando, Florida. (Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports)

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“It’s definitely a lot, you really have to learn to manage that time and push harder than anyone else. I’m training physically, mentally, business, all kinds of things.”

Paul might just have his biggest fight this weekend when he faces former Golden Gloves champion Ryan Bourland in Puerto Rico at the island’s famous Coliseo de Puerto Rico. Bourland, who is the most experienced fighter Paul has ever faced, is 17-2 in 19 career fights, with six of those victories coming by knockout.

Paul predicts a knockout within six minutes: “He’s going to sleep,” referring to Bourland.

Jake Paul with Celsius

Jake Paul reacts after knocking out Andre August in the first round at Caribe Royale Orlando on December 15, 2023, in Orlando, Florida. (Alex Menéndez/Getty Images)


“I think it will be the loudest arena yet,” Paul said. “I’m excited to come alive in this moment and put on a good show in front of 18,000 people, get a knockout and do what I do best.”

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