Why did Jake Paul partner with USA Boxing ahead of Paris Olympics 2024?

Jake Paul aka ‘The Problem Child’ took the crossover boxing circuit by storm. With a string of high-profile victories over MMA veterans like Ben Askren, Tyron Woodley, Anderson Silva, and Nate Diaz, Paul etched his name into the combat sports sphere.

Jake Paul recently fought professional boxer Andre August in a non-PPV bout streamed on DAZN. Paul knocked his opponent, Andre August, out cold in the very first round and made his prediction for the fight a reality. He had earlier predicted a first-round KO with a right hand. Following his victory, it appears that Paul has now partnered with USA boxing.

Why did Jake Paul partner with USA Boxing?

After his unanimous decision victory over Nate Diaz in 10 rounds, Paul made his intentions clear on pursuing an active professional career in boxing and MMA. That was the reason why he pursued a fight with a relatively unknown, but actual boxer in Andre August.

Now, Michael Benson of TalkSport revealed Paul’s latest deal with USA Boxing. “Jake Paul has announced that he will be training with the Team USA Olympic boxing squad in Colorado Springs ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics.”, tweeted Benson about Paul venturing to hone his skills with elite amateur boxers in the country.

“He will also travel to Paris with the squad to help promote them as he has partnered with USA Boxing.”, Benson further revealed the plans of Paul to travel with the team to the Paris Olympics in 2024. Paul’s decision was met with high praise from the boxing community as Paul is staying true to his words of taking professional boxing seriously.

Paul’s only loss in professional boxing was to Tommy Fury in a very competitive fight. Fury would later go on to defeat Paul’s bitter enemy, KSI, with a controversial decision. Nevertheless, Jake Paul congratulated Fury for the victory and even mocked KSI for filing an appeal to change the result.

When do the 2024 Paris Olympics begin?

The 2024 Summer Olympics is set to unfold in Paris from July 26 to August 11, 2024. This event marks a historic return to Paris as the last time the city hosted the Games was in 1924. The Olympics will take place across Paris and 16 metropolitan cities, along with Tahiti as a subsite.

The IOC selected Paris during the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on September 13, 2017. Under the presidency of IOC President Thomas Bach, Paris 2024 will be unique for its gender equality in sports as the Games will introduce Breaking as an Olympic sport, which will feature equal numbers of male and female athletes.

With a budget of €8.3 billion, Paris 2024 aims to celebrate a century-long Olympic legacy. The event also faces challenges like the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes amid geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Russia. Nevertheless, the event is anticipated to be remarkable, showcasing the unifying power of the Olympics.

The 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris promises to be a historic and innovative event as the Games will be marking a significant milestone in Olympic history. Paris 2024 embodies the spirit of the Olympics by celebrating a century of games in the City of Light.

Do you think it is the right move on the part of Jake Paul to train with the USA boxing team for the 2024 Olympics? Leave your thoughts below!


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