Jake Paul called out by NBA legend as he trains with Manny Pacquiao

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Connor Bennett

Jake Paul has been called out by NBA legend Dwight Howard as he’s now getting assist from Manny Pacquaio on his boxing expertise.

When Jake Paul first obtained into the world of boxing, he wasn’t preventing longtime boxers, however quite athletes from different sports activities making an attempt to make a go of it. His first crossover battle got here in opposition to former NBA star Nate Robinson and ended with Jake scoring a reasonably brutal knockout victory. 

Since then, ‘The Problem Child’ has taken on a couple of extra severe fights and has brazenly talked about his ambitions of successful a boxing world title and even preventing pound-for-pound titans like Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in a wild superfight. 

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Despite all that, there’s nonetheless a crossover factor to his fights. Quite a few retired combined martial artists have called Jake out for a battle, however there are additionally athletes from different sports activities nonetheless doing it too. 

Jake Paul called out by Dwight Howard for boxing battle

That contains former NBA star Dwight Howard, who posted a video of himself with boxing legend Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquaio as he was getting some velocity bag work in. 

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In the quick clips, the previous Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers heart talked about Jake by identify and appeared to counsel he was open for a battle as he tweeted “Dwight Howard vs Jake Paul” with a boxing glove emoji. 

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“Yeah Jake, yeah Jake, yeah Jake, I’m getting proper Jake,” he mentioned in one in all his movies. “I’m coaching right here, me and Manny Pacquaio. Jake Paul, I’m coming for you child, I’m coming, let’s go!” Howard added in a second. 

The eight-time NBA all-star has been out of the league since 2022, enjoying abroad as an alternative. He’s at present enjoying for a corporation based mostly within the Philippines, which explains the crossover with Pacquaio. 

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A battle with Howard might be not on Jake’s radar, seeing as he’s making an attempt to focus extra on established boxers and is preventing once more on March 2. Though, who is aware of, it’s you’ll be able to by no means say by no means on the subject of the battle sport.

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