Aaron Chalmers has verified to Categorical Activity that he is pursuing a two-battle deal with Jake Paul for an MMA and boxing doubleheader. The ex-Geordie Shore star is hoping to get the offer in excess of the line following his upcoming exhibition bout with Floyd Mayweather.
Paul, who is 6- as a professional boxer, just lately signed with American MMA promotion PFL and is set to make his pro debut in late 2023 or early 2024. The offer also features an special partnership with the business to assistance start its new PFL PPV Tremendous Combat Division, which will give opponents a 50% minimize of the PPV revenue as Paul proceeds to marketing campaign for much better fighter shell out.
Chalmers has fought professionally in both of those MMA (5-2) and boxing (1-) and is hoping to facial area Paul in each disciplines as part of a two-struggle agreement. The Joker states that he will be ‘sitting down’ with PFL executives to go over the MMA side forward of their first fight card across the pond on March 25 at the Vertu Motors Arena in Chalmer’s beloved Newcastle.
Speaking completely to Express Activity, he mentioned: “I’m very well in with the PFL who Jake signed for so we’re going to have a sit down when they are in Newcastle. I’m going to be performing a bit of get the job done with them in March and we’re likely to see if we can arrive up with some thing to get a double crossover battle involving me and Jake in MMA and boxing.
But in advance of it can be manufactured, Chalmers will have to get by his February 25 showdown with Mayweather. The non-scoring bout is becoming staged at the O2 Arena, London in the boxing legend’s initial struggle on British shores.
According to Chalmers, the clash will be fought above six or eight rounds and he is expected to weigh in no a lot more than 72kg for the contest. Chalmers stepped in following the at first matched-up opponent, Muay Thai icon Liam Harrison, was forced to pull out thanks to an ongoing shoulder injury.