Jake Paul launches a new challenge to Canelo Álvarez after knocking out Ryan Bourland: “Stop running away” – La Opinion

Jake Paul launches a new challenge to Canelo Álvarez after knocking out Ryan Bourland: “Stop running away” – La Opinion

Jake Paul took advantage of his quick knockout victory over Ryan Bourland to challenge again Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, undisputed super middleweight champion, and asked the Mexican to stop running away from the fight.

In the interview about the ring, Paul expressed that he will represent Puerto Rico – the place where his confrontation with Bourland took place – if Canelo Álvarez accepts the fight and assured that Right now he is the face of the sport.

Canelo, stop running away. I know what you want. I represent Puerto Rico, you represent Mexico, so it’s Mexico vs. Puerto Rico. I love Canelo, I love all the big names. I am the face of this sport. Who is doing more for boxing than me? I am the most followed boxer with the most viral knockouts. No one can deny it, I am here to stay,” he said.

Canelo Álvarez has not yet decided who he will face on May 4 when he returns to the ring. Photo: Steve Marcus/AP.

It should be noted that Jake Paul has challenged Canelo Álvarez on different occasions, the last time after beating Nate Diaz. At that moment, the man from Guadalajara advised him to concentrate on enjoying the good things that he is doing in boxing and He made it clear that he is on a very different level that of the American.

In his fight last Saturday, the YouTuber turned boxer faced Ryan Bourland, who was in his second fight in more than five years. From the beginning, Paul He was incessant with his fists against a rival who could not counteract him and moved around the ring to avoid his combinations, although to no avail.

Jake Paul put his opponent on the ropes and He connected a barrage of power blows that forced the referee to stop the confrontation at 2:37 minutes. of the assault before the eyes of thousands of people present at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“I felt good. I felt very strong, fast, locked in, but I was really warming up. To be honest, I’m a little disappointed. I want more, I want a challenge and we had someone with 20 fights and I keep taking these guys out of there in the first round. I train so hard that it’s also a little disappointing for the fans. I want someone to try me out so I can make some adjustments and show off some of my new“, he expressed.

Jake Paul, 27, has two positive results after suffering his first loss to Tommy Fury by split decision, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. The YouTuber also has a record of 9 wins (six fast-track) and one setback.

For his part, Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, 33, showed that He is still at the top and increased his legacy in the sport after beating Jermell Charlo by unanimous decision. The undisputed 168-pound champion has a record of 60 wins (39 by knockout), two losses and two draws in his career.

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