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Randy Couture warns Jake Paul away from going through a longtime fighter in PFL debut: “Give him the prospect to get his ft beneath him”

UFC Hall of Famer and PFL analyst Randy Couture believes Jake Paul needs to be careful with his MMA career. ‘The Problem Child’ has been out of action since his clash with Anderson Silva last October on Showtime pay-per-view. While ‘The Spider’ gave Paul the hardest fight of his boxing career thus far, the Brazilian

Randy Couture warns Jake Paul away from going through a longtime fighter in PFL debut: “Give him the prospect to get his ft beneath him”

UFC Corridor of Famer and PFL analyst Randy Couture believes Jake Paul must be cautious along with his MMA profession.

‘The Downside Baby’ has been out of motion since his conflict with Anderson Silva final October on Showtime pay-per-view. Whereas ‘The Spider’ gave Paul the toughest battle of his boxing profession so far, the Brazilian got here up brief. A pivotal eighth-round knockdown healed seal the win for the YouTuber by unanimous resolution.

Presently, the undefeated boxer is expected to face Tommy Fury subsequent month in Saudi Arabia. ‘TNT’ has been scheduled to face Paul on two prior events, withdrawing from each. Whereas that battle is but to be formally introduced, the YouTuber had an enormous announcement earlier this month.

That announcement is that Jake Paul was signed to PFL, and can be competing in MMA. Instantly following the announcement, the floodgates opened by way of callouts. Anthony Pettis, Jeremy Stephens, and extra, all known as to face Paul.

Randy Couture believes the YouTuber ought to ignore these callouts, and never face a longtime MMA fighter anytime quickly. Throughout a current interview with MMA News, ‘The Pure’ suggested Paul to choose his fights cautiously within the PFL.

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“I believe identical to they’ve performed with Kayla Harrison and identical to they’ve performed with Claressa Shields, they’re going to offer him a while to get his ft beneath him,” acknowledged Couture within the interview. “To study and regulate and adapt and transition to being a bonafide MMA fighter. Clearly we all know his boxing abilities are on level, however can he cease a takedown? What’s he going to do when he hits his again? As a result of sooner or later, he’s going to hit his again.”

He continued, “The place he chooses to coach, who he chooses to coach with and the way he chooses to immerses himself within the MMA world is the actual query there… Anthony Pettis is a distinct weight class than Jake Paul can be I’m assuming. I believe Jake might most likely make 170, however he’s not a small man. So what weight class is he going to compete at? We don’t have a 185lb class not less than at this stage within the PFL. So, he’s going to be a 205 or 170, that’s going to be attention-grabbing. You get him in with one in every of these fighters however not a marquee fighter.”

What do you make of those feedback? Do you agree with Randy Couture? Hold forth within the remark part under PENN Nation!

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