Claressa Shields takes aim at Jake Paul as the boxing superstar claims she would be ‘EMBARRASS’ a YouTube rookie in the ring … and would only need ‘one hand’ to dismantle the American!
- Claressa Shields says she would ’embarrass’ Jake Paul in boxing match
- The YouTuber is gaining ground since he made his foray into boxing
- However, boxing superstar Shields has labeled the rookie a ‘fighter’
- Shields, 26, says he would hit Paul, 24, with just one hand in the ring
Claressa Shields insists that it would ’embarrass’ Jake Paul if the pair ever met in the ring, as the consummate boxing champion claimed she could beat the ‘fighter’ with one hand.
Paul, 24, has gained a lot of traction since entering the boxing world, having faced the likes of Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren during his short career thus far.
Shields has previously claimed that it would be “disrespectful” to ask him to perform on the undercard of a Paul show, with Daniel Dubois, Tommy Fury and Amanda Serrano fighting prior to his showdown with Woodley earlier this year.
Claressa Shields says it would ’embarrass’ Jake Paul if the pair met in a boxing ring
And now the wrestler nicknamed GWOAT (the greatest woman of all time) has directed another dig at the YouTuber, claiming that she would be playing him in a sparring contest.
‘I don’t know in what world people who believe that a man [could beat me] that he has not been to the Olympics, that he has not fought professionally, ” he said. Sky sports.
‘There are many women in the box who could [out-box] men, especially a regular joe like Jake Paul!
24-year-old YouTube rookie is gaining traction since starting sweet science
Paul has wins over former UFC stars Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren in his short career
‘I know it’s too much fighting him because it would be too embarrassing [for him], but if he had to fight Jake, he could use one hand.
‘Just my jab, I wouldn’t even have to use the punch. Just my jab – I’d get through it with the jab, hook, and hook. It would embarrass him.
This is not an opportunity for Jake Paul. That’s how skilled I am. You are not as good a fighter as I am. If you are? Go to the Olympics and [win a] medal! To go!
‘Because I also trained those guys who are Olympic silver and gold medalists. Jake couldn’t decorate the ring with those guys because they would destroy it, just like me.
However, boxing star Shields insists he would only need one hand to dismantle the American.
‘This is not disrespectful. I am a skilled boxer, please respect it and be it. Just because I’m a woman? These are real life things. Real boxing. I’m not a fighter. ‘
Shields currently has his sights set on mixed martial arts. The 26-year-old won her MMA debut with a third-round stoppage earlier this year and will face Abigail Montes on Wednesday night.
The American is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, three-division world champion and two-division undisputed champion and is on a collision course to face Savannah Marshall in her next boxing match.