Jake Paul has been coaching with Jorge Masvidal forward of his battle with Ben Askren later this yr.
Masvidal famously knocked out Askren in simply 5 seconds with a devastating knee to the pinnacle again at UFC 239 in 2019.
YouTuber Paul is going through the former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion in April and has vowed to put up a quicker knockout than ‘Gamebred’.
He additionally took the chance to name out Nate Diaz in his put up on Instagram.
Paul wrote: “He knocked out my opponent @benaskren in 5 seconds and now will assist me do it in much less time.. @gamebredfighter is instructing me his secrets and techniques… April 17th the battle will final lower than four seconds after which we coming for @natediaz209.”
On Tuesday, it was confirmed that Paul will face former UFC fighter Askren in an eight-round skilled bout within the ring.
The 24-year-old will conflict with Askren on April 17 below the Triller Struggle Membership banner – the identical organisation which hosted Mike Tyson’s exhibition bout with Roy Jones Jr.
The web character has clamoured for a battle with Conor McGregor ever since he knocked out Nate Robinson in his second professional bout.
Nonetheless, the Irishman has insisted he’s focusing solely on his MMA profession and is more likely to search an immediate rematch with Dustin Poirier, who knocked him out at UFC 257, and Paul has now switched targets.
Paul’s brother Logan, in the meantime, is gearing as much as face boxing nice Floyd Mayweather however the date is but unconfirmed.