Bo Nickal trains Jake Paul in wrestling, BJJ

Bo Nickal trains Jake Paul in wrestling, BJJ
Published on Mar 17, 2023, 1:30:57 PM
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Jake Paul, 26, recently trained with Bo Nickal, one of the sport's most promising up-and-comers, indicating that he appears to be serious about competing in MMA at some point.

Given that his most significant victories in the boxing ring have come against former MMA fighters, "The Trouble Child" is well-known to MMA fans.  He has won twice against former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley.

The 26-year-old fought UFC icon Anderson Silva for his biggest career victory, but in his most recent match against Tommy Fury, he suffered his first professional defeat. Paul still has alternatives for future boxing contests, but after agreeing to a contract with the PFL, it seems as though he may be getting ready for a new challenge.

Recently, "The Trouble Child" uploaded a video to his YouTube channel that featured a training session he had with Nickal. 

“The fact that you wrestled through high school and stuff, like you have a huge wrestling advantage," Nickal said. "So I wouldn’t even worry like a lot honestly about takedown defense, I would think about takedown offense. And a lot of times if you’re more aggressive it’s even less likely that you get taken down.”

The 27-year-old even taught Paul how to set up the arm triangle choke that Nickal recently used to finish Jamie Pickett in his UFC debut. Nickal continued by showing Paul several choices for takedown entrances based on his boxing.


While Paul has stated that his MMA debut for the PFL will take place at some point in 2023, there have already been rumours that the illustrious wrestler will make a return for his second UFC match as soon as possible.


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