YouTube Star Jake Paul Inks Deal With Showtime Boxing

LOS ANGELES - APR 29: Jake Paul at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

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When Jake Paul first got into boxing, it seemed like nothing more than a gimmick for the YouTube star. However, after two devastating knockouts, Paul has found himself as one of the top attractions in the sport.

And now, he has a new home.

After spending time under the Triller Fight Club banner for his bouts with Nate Robinson and Ben Askren, Paul has inked a new deal with Showtime Boxing, according to MMAFighting.com.

“We love Jake,” Triller boss Ryan Kavanaugh told ESPN about Paul moving on. “I wish Jake the absolute best.

“We had our two fights with him. I think for us, we’ve gone the distance with him that we can go. We won’t be doing any more Jake fights.”

There is no word on who Paul could face next, but Showtime is in search of an opponent and venue for his next bout.

With how many people Paul has called out over the past few months — including former UFC champions Tyron Woodley and Daniel Cormier — there should be no shortage of options.

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