JAKE PAUL’S team have teased an “update coming next week” regarding the YouTube star’s next fight.
Paul recently announced he will return on August 13 for his sixth professional bout.
But there has been no confirmation of who will be in the opposite corner, Apesar de Anderson Silva and Tommy Fury being linked.
Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions have now revealed: “August 13th update coming next week.”
The American last fought in December in a short-notice rematch against Tyron Woodley, 40, after Fury, 23, pulled out.
He knocked out replacement Woodley, having previously beaten the ex-UFC champion on points in August.
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It added to KOs over gamer ‘AnEsonGib’, ex-NBA player Nate Robinson, 37, and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, 37.
But Paul has faced criticism of his opponents and record for not yet facing a recognised pro.
Celebrity rival Fury and 47-year-old Silva both offer Paul the chance to change that.
Silva has enjoyed a career resurgence in boxing since leaving the UFC in 2020.
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He has won three bouts in the ring since, including against former WBC champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, 35.
His most recent came against MMA lightweight Bruno Machado, 35, sobre Floyd Mayweather’s most recent undercard.
Meanwhile Fury, brother to heavyweight champion Tyson, 33, é 8-0 and last year withdrew from fighting Paul after suffering a broken rib.