Jake Paul is coaching with Evander Holyfield because the boxing legend helps the YouTuber put together for his subsequent struggle.
The web star is ready to face Ben Askren, an expert combined martial arts fighter, in an eight-round boxing match on April 17.
And he’s taking his preparations very severely by getting precious recommendation from Holyfield, the previous undisputed world heavyweight champion.
The 58-year-old uploaded an image to his Instagram web page alongside Paul with the caption: “Good luck @jakepaul in your upcoming struggle.”
Paul, who has his sights set on preventing UFC stars Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, is 2-Zero in his boxing profession with victories over AnEsonGib and Nate Robinson.
The 24-year-old insists he’ll ‘embarrass’ Diaz contained in the ring.
He mentioned: “As soon as I beat Nate Diaz. As soon as I embarrass him, really, I might be plain to McGregor as a result of I’ll say, ‘Hey, bubba. Hearken to me man, you little Irish man: I beat the man who beat you. So it’s a must to struggle me’.
“That’s why that is so thrilling. It’s one step at a time it’s one struggle at a time.
“I nonetheless have a serious milestone forward of me April 17, and like I mentioned, although, that is the beginning of an illustrious profession.
“Ten years from now I’ll be coming to observe these interviews and I’ll be like, ‘Rattling, this child was a bit of evil genius, predicting all of this.’”
In the meantime, Holyfield is plotting his personal comeback amid rumours of a Mike Tyson trilogy bout, whereas Glenn McCrory desires to return out of retirement to struggle the previous boxing king.
Former cruiserweight champion McCrory confirmed to talkSPORT.com the match will ‘100 per cent occur’.
He mentioned: “I spoke to Holyfield on the telephone the opposite night time and he mentioned he’ll struggle me.
“He’s been petrified of me for 30 years, however now he’s lastly going to struggle me. He’s getting courageous.”