Jake Paul Announces Opponent for Dec. 15 Boxing Match
On December 15, the highly anticipated boxing match between Jake Paul and Andre August is set to take place at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida. Jake Paul, boasting a professional record of 7 wins and 1 loss with 4 knockouts (KOs), will go head-to-head with Andre August, who holds a record of 10 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, with 5 KOs. This exciting pro boxing bout is scheduled for eight rounds and will be contested in the cruiserweight division.
The announcement of this showdown came via a press release from Most Valuable Promotions, generating considerable buzz in the world of combat sports. Fans and enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting news about Jake Paul’s next opponent, and the matchup was also shared on social media to amplify the excitement surrounding the event.
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Jake Paul’s recent journey in professional boxing has been nothing short of remarkable. In his last outing, he secured a unanimous decision victory over former UFC star Nate Diaz in August. This win served as redemption for Paul, who had previously suffered a split decision loss to his long-time rival, Tommy Fury. Notably, Jake Paul, once a prominent YouTuber, has been gradually transitioning into a bona fide professional boxer. His previous opponents included fellow social media influencers and notable MMA fighters such as Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and Ben Askren.
In his statement following the announcement, Jake Paul expressed his commitment to evolving as a professional boxer and aspiring to become a world champion. He emphasized the need to face seasoned opponents to achieve greatness within the sport. Paul stated, “Now it’s about more than business. Now I want to build my experience in the ring against seasoned fighters. I’m coming to prove my greatness on Friday, December 15th live on DAZN for the world to see.”
On the other side of the ring, Andre August has recently returned to the sport after a four-year hiatus. In his comeback match this past August, he secured a unanimous decision victory over Brandon Martin in St. Louis. August’s determination is palpable, and he made it clear that he is all about action, not words. In his own words, “Jake Paul has the money, the fame, the team, and the resources, but he doesn’t have my hunger. When that bell rings, I am going to go straight to Jake Paul and ring his bell and send him back to YouTube for good.”
In addition to the Paul vs. August matchup, the fight card includes another exciting contest: Shadasia Green, with an impressive record of 13 wins and 11 KOs, will face Franchón Crews-Dezurn, holding a record of 8 wins, 2 losses, and 2 KOs, for a vacant WBC super middleweight title. This adds further depth to an already stacked event.
What’s particularly exciting for fans is that the Paul vs. August fight will be broadcast live on DAZN, and it’s available via standard subscription to the service, meaning there will be no separate pay-per-view charge. This accessibility ensures that fans worldwide can tune in to watch these two formidable fighters clash in what promises to be an electrifying bout.
Jake Paul’s upcoming match against Andre August on December 15 is a significant milestone in Paul’s boxing career as he aims to face more seasoned opponents on his quest for greatness. The anticipation and excitement surrounding this event are palpable, and fans can watch it live on DAZN without any additional pay-per-view charges. This match is set to be a defining moment in the ongoing journey of Jake Paul in the world of professional boxing.