Jake Paul has outlandishly claimed that he's tested himself more in his early career than the likes of Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather did during theirs.
The YouTuber-turned-boxer, who has a professional record of 4-0, will fight Tyson Fury's brother Tommy next month in what will be his first bout against an actual boxer.
Paul has fought a fellow YouTuber, a former NBA star and two former MMA fighters, but the 24-year-old still reckons his road has been more challenging than the early careers of many boxing legends.
"Nobody from Muhammad Ali to Mike Tyson to Floyd Mayweather was testing themselves as much as I was in my fourth fight," he said.
Speaking about his win over former UFC star Tyron Woodley back in August, Paul added: "It was my first real test that I passed. A UFC Champion who dominated the UFC with his big overhand right.
"He hit me with a shot in the fourth round that was nothing. I ate it very easily and kept moving.
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"I found a way to win and passed my first test in my fourth professional fight. I learned a lot about myself and what I'm capable of and performing under pressure.
"I look forward to bringing that experience to my next fight."
It isn't the first time the YouTuber has compared himself to boxing royalty.
Before his fight with Woodley, he said he was on course to become the "biggest prize-fighter in the world", claiming that kids look up to him just as they looked up to Ali and Tyson.
"For the kids, I look like Mike Tyson, your grandpa had Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson, your dad had Floyd Mayweather, this generation has Jake Paul."
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