Jake Paul and his promos group are releasing a brand-new boxing series called Most Valuable Prospects that will highlight leading up-and-coming fighters.
The series will start with a card on May 26 in Orlando, Florida, and it will be headlined by increasing star Ashton Sylve, authorities informed ESPN on Thursday. There will be 4 cards this year, promoted by Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) and BoxLab Promotions and dispersed by DAZN.
An main statement is anticipated later on Thursday.
Sylve, ESPN Ringside’s 2022 possibility of the year who signed with MVP, will handle previous U.S. nationwide amateur champ Angel Rebollar in an eight-round light-weight fight. Sylve, who is 8-0 with 8 knockouts, and Rebollar are both 19 years of ages.
Paul and all-time excellent ladies’s fighter Amanda Serrano, another MVP-signed fighter, will remain in presence at the occasion.
“Having signed up with the boxing neighborhood in my 20s, I pertained to understand most expert athletes begin training in the ring from the time they can stroll,” Paul stated in a declaration. “It’s exceptionally essential to me and my group that we provide a platform and the tools required to assist these young fighters accomplish the success they have actually been working towards given that they were kids.
“I was fortunate adequate to have a strong structure when I got in boxing due to the fact that of individuals supporting me, and our objective with Most Valuable Prospects is to offer others the exact same possibility, on a worldwide phase.”
Paul, 26, is set up to fight previous UFC star Nate Diaz in a boxing match Aug. 5 in Dallas.
Paul acquired popularity from YouTube and has actually parlayed that into an extremely effective and financially rewarding boxing profession, that includes wins over MMA greats like Anderson Silva and Tyron Woodley. Paul is coming off his very first loss, against Tommy Fury by means of split choice in February. He has actually likewise teased making a launching in MMA in the future and has actually ended up being an equity partner in PFL.
The start of Most Valuable Prospects highlights the truth that Paul is more entrenching himself in boxing and fight sports.
“We have a large variety of professional athletes within the MVP household and our special capability to market and promote them as people shows how various our business really is,” MVP co-founder Nakisa Bidarian stated in a declaration. “We have the capability to support boxing professions no matter what phase they remain in, and our objective with this series is to determine and raise the next generation of boxing icons.
“We wish to assist construct the future of the sport and think there is countless capacity out there.”