CLEVELAND, OHIO: Lineal lightweight champion Terence Crawford, while speaking with Lil Wayne on Young Money Radio, said he thinks Jake Paul and Logan Paul are both real fighters.
Lil Wayne and Crawford had a discussion that goes beyond the boxing ring and touches on methods to bring greater exposure to the sport. One of the topics covered was the Paul brothers, who entered boxing and WWE as combat sports. Crawford claims to consider both real boxers.
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Terence Crawford’s take on the Paul brothers
During the conversation, Crawford said, “I consider Jake Paul and Logan Paul to be real fighters. Real boxers. In an effort to find out how long they’ve been doing it. They started fighting in the yard with gloves years ago.”
Jake Paul made a name for himself in boxing (Getty Images)
He added: “A lot of people probably don’t even know. That was back when they were doing little things on YouTube. Then they started training. Getting serious, training with serious boxers . So I consider them real fighters. But the sport of boxing, it just needs more attention.”
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Logan Paul is the new American champion (@loganpaul/Instagram)
Notably, Jake Paul has had a decent boxing career so far with a 7-1 record, but all of his opponents have been non-professional boxers. However, Logan Paul recently retired from boxing, who had only won one boxing match in his career against Dillon Danis.
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Jake Paul vs. Andre August
People don’t think Jake Paul will face a particularly tough test in his upcoming fight against Andre August, as shown in the boxer’s training clip that leaked online.
Smooth, fast and precise. André August. pic.twitter.com/JItHQWTKkh
— Most Valuable Promotions (@MostVpromotions) November 18, 2023
August mainly competed in small-scale shows in Texas, and there is not much video available of his fights. Fans, however, are not too happy with some of his workout videos that have just been posted online.
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Jake Paul’s boxing career began with fights against former mixed martial arts (MMA) stars Tyron Woodley, Anderson Silva and Ben Askren. In the opinion of many commentators, the “problem child” had to face a “real” fighter despite some victories.
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