While former New York Knicks guard Nate Robinson has been planning for his upcoming bout against You Tube sensation Jake Paul, it remains that Paul still made sure to set the record straight with a daring message to Robinson ahead of the fight.
Paul uploaded a video of his recent sparring sessions, showing some devastating blows to his opponents, leaving more than most of them looking lost by the face. If his clip serves as any indication of how much progress he’s made ahead of the fight, Nate Robinson could be in for a long night.
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Nate Robinson and Jake Paul are set to appear on the undercard of the Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. heavyweight match, which is set to take place on Nov. 28. While Robinson has no real experience as a boxer, he’s made sure to keep knowledge as an overall athlete to a bare minimum ahead of the fight, seeing as how he needed to learn the art form from scratch.
“I hope I surprise a lot of people, because a lot of people think I’m gonna lose,” Robinson told ESPN in October. “They don’t believe in me, and that’s cool. I told them, ‘S—, people didn’t believe I could make it to the NBA. People didn’t believe I’d be able to score 40 points in a game, to average 18 as a 5-foot-9 point guard playing with the Knicks. Nobody thought I was going to win three dunk contests.’ “
Paul, meanwhile, is 1-0 in the ring for his career. At 6-foot-1, Paul has a slight height and reach advantage over the 5-foot-9 Nate Robinson.
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