Carl Froch Will ‘Absolutely’ Fight Jake Paul: “He’s Boxing”
Former Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch said he will return to the ring to face Jake Paul because he “wouldn’t consider it a fight”.
‘The Cobra’ retired in 2014 after he beat the famous George Groves for the second time in front of 80,000 people at Wembley Stadium after their first encounter ended in a controversial inning.
Despite being out of the game for eight years, Froch said he would ‘absolutely’ oppose the YouTuber if he was named. Tell the Daily Star45 year old man says:
“I would, because I wouldn’t consider it a fight.”
“I know he’s doing what he’s doing, and he’s improving, and he has people who want to see him boxed, which is great, fair play to him.”
“But some people are like, how do I put it, if I try to play with the top clubs, it doesn’t make sense for me to be on the bench, or I play tennis with the top players. top tennis players”.
“Jake Paul, is playing as a professional boxer, but he is not. He can’t really fight, he knows how to stay upright and he knows how to swing a punch, but he’s not a professional boxer.”
“So to answer your question, if Jake Paul calls me out, it’s entirely possible. I’m not even going to train for that, I’m going to take on him, I’m going to beat him, and I’m going to get a day’s pay because it’s Jake Paul, then I’ll go home happy. “
The YouTube star returned to action on August 6 in a Showtime pay-per-view event that also saw Amanda Serrano defend her WBC and WBO featherweight titles against a must-have opponent. Brenda Carabajal.
Paul was due to face Tommy Fury, the younger brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, but after much back and forth the fight was officially cancelled. Everything started to fall apart when the former reality TV star denied entry to the United States when trying to board the plane for the first press conference.
Then it was confirmed that Paul will face Hasim Rahman Jr instead at Madison Square Garden.