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Odds on Who Jake Paul Will Fight Next – LeBron James Listed as Huge Underdog at +5000

Dylan Bowker

by Dylan Bowker in Boxing

Dec 1, 2020 · 1:47 PM PST

Internet personality Jake Paul arrives at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
  • Odds for who Jake Paul will fight next has been burgeoning since his Saturday night victory
  • Who will trade punches and step in the ring for Paul’s next bout?
  • Check out the odds, analysis, and predictions below

After his viral knockout of Nate Robinson, odds on who Jake Paul will fight next have been popping up in a big way.

Fellow YouTubers, other basketball players, UFC/Bellator MMA fighters, and hockey players alike are possible options at play.

His sophomore pro win over Robinson showed a marked level of progression from his debut outing. Now 2-0 as a pro with a pair of knockouts to his credit, the Youtube pugilist seemingly has multiple potential options on the horizon.

Odds on Who Jake Paul Will Fight Next

Fighter Odds
Dillon Danis +160
KSI +200
Logan Paul +400
Evander Kane +700
Austin McBroom +900
Robin Lehner +1100
Conor McGregor +1500
LeBron James +5000

Odds as of Dec. 1

I don’t see Paul going the route of fighting a Youtuber or a non-combat sports athlete next. So to that point, I would rule out Evander Kane (+700), Austin McBroom (+900), and Robin Lehner (+1100) from betting contention here.

Lebron James and Conor McGregor

LeBron James emerges as the unlikeliest choice at +5000 and is a possible adversary that Jake Paul has publically admitted he wants no part of.  There were some recent social media insights offered on who Jake Paul will fight next from the man himself.

Recently on his personal Twitter, The Problem Child addressed the man oddsmakers think is his likeliest next opponent Dillon Danis (+160), and his second unlikeliest adversary Conor McGregor (+1500).

 

I don’t see Jake Paul fighting a former multi-division UFC champion despite McGregor’s 0-1 pro boxing record from a losing effort in his mega-fight with the 50-0 Floyd Mayweather. Some in the boxing community see Paul vs McGregor as a fairly close matchup, which is a baffling notion.

As far as the other Paul brother, Logan seems like he’s angling either for a Floyd Mayweather bout or another fight with KSI. This would also eliminate KSI from contention in regards to who fights Jake Paul next (KSI is the second-biggest favorite for Jake Paul at +200).

Who Is Dillon Danis?

The bulk of Dillon Danis’ experience is in jiu-jitsu, and he has a pair of MMA bouts to his credit as well. The Bellator MMA fighter only has competitive wins by submission and would be a neophyte in the pro boxing world. This would be the third straight debuting opponent for Paul should this fight with Danis come to fruition.

The history between both Logan Paul and Jake Paul with Dillon Danis has been well documented in the public eye for a meaningful period of time now. It seems inevitable that Danis will clash with one, if not both, of the Paul brothers eventually.

Paul called out Danis in his post-fight interview after besting Robinson. The bad blood has existed between the two for a while now, and I think it will all culminate in a fight at some point in early 2021.

Ultimately, I think that the submission grappling savvy Dillon Danis will don the big gloves. Conor McGregor’s training partner Danis will assume the role of who Jake Paul will fight next.

Pick: Dillon Danis (+160)

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