VIDEO: Jake Paul looked worse than Ben Askren in his very first training session

Jake Paul exhibited no characteristics of the boxer when he first tried his hand at the sport. He rose to fame through social media popularity and millions of views on his YouTube channel, which made “The Problem Child” a familiar face in the entertainment sphere.

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After relishing some of the fame, Paul made a shocking transition to the sport of boxing and he is currently one of the biggest attractions there. Just five fights away, Jake Paul has already become a knockout artist, earning four of his fashionable victories. Nonetheless, his first fight clip was a far cry from the skills he possesses today. This confirms the long path he has traveled so far.

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Still fresh after a knockout victory over former UFC champion Tyron Woodley, Paul can next face a professional boxer. That said, his first sparring clip is surfacing all over the internet, sending many of his fans into a frenzy. Here is an overview.

Paul was training at the Tengoose boxing gym. It was a no-gloves sparring trial, and Paul looked absolutely below average. His striking skills didn’t even match Ben Askren’s level. However, Paul won his way quickly and could continue on a tear in the sport.

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Jake Paul made his boxing debut in 2020 against fellow YouTuber Ali Eson Gib and picked up a comfortable first-round knockout. He then improved his opponent selection and faced retired NBA player Nate Robinson and picked up another knockout win in Mike Tyson‘s undercard against Roy Jones Jr. in 2020. After that, Paul only fought pro-fighters.

Jake Paul becomes a knockout machine

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Paul’s third professional fight was against former MMA champion Ben Askren. With almost no striking credibility in his favor, Askren fell prey to Paul’s knockout power and lost the fight in the first round. However, Tyron Woodley was able to see the distance against Jake Paul in August 2021. Despite losing the fight, Woodley provided some tough times for ‘The Problem Child’.

December 18, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Jake Paul fights Tyron Woodley at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement – USA TODAY Sports

While Paul agreed to face Tommy Fury next, fate pitted him against Tyron Woodley again in December. This time, Jake Paul took full advantage of the opportunity and knocked out Tyron Woodley in the sixth round of their headliner downfall. It has prepared him for bigger fights to come, and Paul is on a serious rise in the sport. He claimed to be retiring after cementing a 10-0 record, which means we’ve yet to see his last in the ring.

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