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Jake Paul offers NBA star Draymond Green $10M to box for promotion after viral Poole knockout video

In the past few days, if you haven't been living under a rock, you've probably heard about NBA standout and fiery Draymond Green's exploits at training. Following the spread of a video on Friday showing NBA star Draymond Green striking teammate Jordan Poole in the face cleanly, the topic is under serious discussion in which Draymond Green has been highly criticized for his lack of discipline.

All promotion is a good promotion in the eyes of The Problem Child. It doesn't take long for Jake Paul to get embroiled in a massive online story. Jake tweeted about the altercation and expressed his admiration for Green's punching power. He even went so far as to make Green a high-paying offer to box under his Most Valuable Promotions company.

It wouldn't be unexpected to see Green, 32, don the gloves, especially if Paul's offer is even the slightest bit legitimate given his reputation as one of the best defensive players in NBA history and one of the game's most infamous troublemakers.

Even if Paul is sincere, this is obviously just a publicity gimmick on his part, and ten million dollars won't mean much to a man who is in the middle of a four-year, 99.6-million-dollar contract to play basketball. Paul has previously participated in boxing with a Warrior. The YouTube star, who has now competed in five professional boxing bouts, made his pro debut in 2020 when he faced fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib. His second bout, though a matchup with former Warrior Nate Robinson that Paul won by knockout in the second round.

Of course, all of this is absurd, but we live in the era of the internet. And hopefully, it can bring a little fun to a really unpleasant circumstance. We won't be seeing Green in a boxing ring anytime soon, so relax. We can only hope that he won't be punching anyone else any time soon.

Silva and Paul will meet battle on October 29 in Phoenix. Former UFC fighter Uriah Hall will make his boxing debut on the undercard against former NFL running back Le'Veon Bell.


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