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Jake Paul vs Joe Weller lined up as subsequent YouTube boxing combat on Evander Holyfield vs Glenn McCrory undercard at O2 in April


Dec 1, 2020
Jake Paul vs Joe Weller lined up as next YouTube boxing fight on Evander Holyfield vs Glenn McCrory undercard at O2 in April

Jake Paul vs Joe Weller is being lined up as the following YouTube boxing bout on the undercard of the combat between legends Evander Holyfield and Glenn McCrory.

talkSPORT.com earlier revealed an enormous comeback combat between former champions Holyfield and McCrory, each of their fifties, has been verbally agreed for the O2 Enviornment subsequent April.

Jake Paul knocked out Nate Robinson on the Staples Middle on Saturday
Joe Scarnici

It follows the exhibition between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr in Las Vegas final Saturday, as the 2 heavyweight icons battled out an entertaining draw.

YouTuber Paul, 23, produced a brutal knockout of former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard of that one – and appears set to function on the subsequent massive comeback occasion too.

talkSPORT.com understands 24-year-old Joe Weller, who misplaced an newbie bout to YouTuber KSI in 2018, has been sounded out as a possible opponent for Paul by the promoters of McCrory vs Holyfield.

McCrory and Holyfield are set to come back out of retirement subsequent yr
Tyson and Jones went at it for eight entertaining rounds
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Like Paul, Weller has no pedigree as a boxer and is known for his YouTube channel.

He was a commentator for BT Sport alongside McCrory for the Tyson vs Jones Jr occasion final Saturday.

Paul’s brutal victory over Robinson was labelled a harmful farce in some corners, however Tyson insists boxing wants YouTubers to remain related.

“Effectively hear, my ego says so many issues,” he mentioned on the post-fight press convention.

Weller featured in ITV’s actuality present Don’t Rock The Boat
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“However my actuality is, they assist boxing a lot; boxing owes these YouTube boxers some type of respect.

“They need to give them some belts as a result of these guys make boxing alive. Boxing was just about a dying sport, UFC was kicking our butt.

“Now we bought these YouTube boxers, with 25million views. Boxing goes again because of the YouTube boxers.”