Jake Paul secured a victory in his professional boxing career by knocking out Andre August in the first round at the Caribe Royal Hotel in Orlando, Fla. This bout marked a departure from Paul’s previous opponents, as August was an established professional boxer with a 10-1 record.
Paul displayed improved movement, a commitment to body punching, and increased volume in what he described as an effort to silence his critics. The fight concluded with a devastating uppercut from Paul, sending August to the canvas with no chance of recovery.
After the victory, Paul hinted at an announcement coming the following week but remained elusive about potential opponents, emphasizing that he wants to focus on being the best in the world and creating a remarkable sports story. He expressed a desire for an active 2024 in his boxing career.
The win took Jake Paul’s professional record to 8-1, with five knockout victories, and marked his first knockout since defeating Tyron Woodley in their rematch in 2021.