Five next opponents for Jake Paul after YouTuber announces boxing return including Tommy Fury and ex-UFC star Nate Diaz | The Sun

JAKE PAUL confirmed his boxing return is impending and has several opponents eyed in the pipeline.

The YouTuber-turned boxer is coming off the biggest win of his 6-0 career in October, beating 47-year-old UFC legend Anderson Silva.

It was his one and only fight of 2022 and Paul, 25, will waste no time in making a quick comeback next year.

He tweeted: "Next fight in February. Offers out tomorrow to 3 potential opponents."

So here, SunSport runs down the options for Paul's next fight.

Tommy Fury

The celebrity boxing rivals still have unfinished business after Fury, 23, was forced to pull out of their two prior proposed fights.

Paul was ringside at Fury's last bout this month and the pair soon struck an agreement to finally share the ring next year.

Both teams have confirmed talks were underway, making the fight the most likely to come next.

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Nate Diaz

Paul has long called out Diaz, 37, but the American's contract with the UFC prohibited the boxing match.

Now Diaz has left the UFC, opening the door to make an anticipated cross over to boxing.

Although Paul has maintained he wants to fight a seasoned boxer next, meaning this could be one for the future.

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Andrew Tate

Ex-kickboxing champion-turned controversial celebrity Tate, 35, has confirmed he would be willing to fight Paul.

And the pair broke the internet, with over TEN MILLION views, when they squared up in Dubai.

The fight would be a bonafide blockbuster and certainly in the pipeline but it remains to be seen how soon a deal can be done.

Hasim Rahman Jr

When Fury was withdrawn from fighting Paul in August amid a US visa issue, Rahman, 31, signed as his replacement.

But a weight disagreement saw the bout scrapped on just one weeks notice, with Rahman instead returning at heavyweight against Greg Hardy.

He was beaten over four rounds, making the son of a legend an enticing option for Paul, should he be hellbent on facing an established boxer.

KSI

The pair of social-media stars come prizefighters look on course to finally settle their score in 2023.

But Paul is adamant KSI will never fight him so he may send out a fight offer to prove it.

It seems unlikely that the pair will agree terms before the end of the year at the earliest but stranger things have happened.


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