Jake Paul vows to become a 'dominant world champion' and says his boxing potential is 'scary' ahead of Tommy Fury fight | The SunFebruary 2, 2023
JAKE PAUL has vowed to become a "dominant world champion" and claimed his boxing potential is "scary".
The YouTuber-turned prizefighter is 6-0 since making his professional debut just three years ago.
He faces his first opponent with a recognised boxing record in Tommy Fury on February 26 in Saudi Arabia
But the American feels the step up in pedigree is just the beginning, as he voiced lofty ambitions of reaching the pinacle of the sport.
He told Sky Sports: "I want to become a world champion.
"I'm going to become a world champion and these fights are all just stepping stones to get there. I'm slowly improving.
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"I've sparred against world champions and done phenomenal against them, so who knows what can happen in two to three years from now when I go into my athletic prime?
"I'm starting to really, really get this sport and all aspects of it. It's really actually scary what could possibly happen.
"I think not only will I become a world champion, I think I will be a dominant world champion and knock someone out for the belt."
Fury, 23, is finally set to get Paul, 26, in the ring having pulled out twice before amid injury and US visa issues.