Jake Paul is eager to ‘revive Soulja Boy’s profession’, suggesting the pair fight and then record a song together.
What a proposal.
The YouTube star, who not too long ago pleaded with Eddie Hearn to be included within the KSI and Logan Paul rematch in November, claimed: ‘Soulja Boy’s scared.’
He added to TMZ: ‘Soulja Boy needs something to revive his career right now and this could be it. I think he’s silly if he doesn’t do the fight and he’s all discuss.’
Explaining that he grew up as a Soulja Boy fan, he added: ‘After I knocked him out, I’d be like, “Yo, respect. Let’s do a song together, bro.”‘
Over the previous 12 months, the pair have been embroiled in a weird feud, which culminated in them squaring up to one another on the rapper’s home in certainly one of Jake’s YouTube movies.
They traded some fairly weak insults, with Team 10’s Jake asking: ‘You’re smoking proper now, how are [those] lungs?’ and Soulja declaring: ‘I’m the king of YouTube.’
Although their feud hasn’t truly seen them dealing with off within the ring but, it may very well be on the playing cards after the 22-year-old requested followers to vote on his subsequent opponent.
‘Dear Instagram, i want you to help me figure out who I should fight…swipe up to vote,’ he wrote, earlier than itemizing potential rivals, together with Soulja, FouseyTube, Jeff Wittek, FaZe Sensei, and Dillon Danis.
‘Get your fans to vote if you wanna get knocked out,’ he urged.
It’s not clear on whether or not the star will probably be half of the 9 November rematch, after he claimed KSI was ‘scared he’d steal his limelight’ on the press convention.
Reps for KSI strongly denied the claims in a press release to Metro.co.uk, saying: ‘JJ isn’t bothered about Jake and undoubtedly not involved about him “stealing” his limelight!
‘Besides, Jake’s staff didn’t as soon as even request I strive and embrace him within the negotiations I used to be having. That was all the time simply one thing to control afterward, ought to it make sense.’
Pleading with Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie in a current video, he added: ‘Eddie, people want to watch me fight.’
He added: ‘I have a different demographic than KSI and Logan, their audiences are older and more mature. I come from Disney, I have the families, the younger kids.’
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