Who is Mike Rashid, the former boxer calling Jake Paul for a $ 2 million fight?
Jake Paul doesn’t seem to be short of public figures calling him out.
Every other day there’s a famous face or another that challenges the YouTuber-turned-prizefighter, showing that his somewhat youthful marketing tactics to get people to talk about him mostly work.
The latest celebrity to call Jake Paul is Mike Rashid, a former boxer with a professional victory on his record.
Who is Mike Rashid?
Born March 14, 1979, Mike Rashid is a former amateur boxer currently working as an online bodybuilder and fitness guru in the United States. His only professional victory came against Darius Taylor in February 2018 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City with a first round knockout.
Watch the fight below:
Mike Rashid arrived 7th at the 2013 WBFF Worlds in Las Vegas.
He is also the author of Overtraining e-book series and has several successful entrepreneurial businesses under his leadership.
Competing in his first boxing match at the age of 12, Mike Rashid won several bronze gloves, silver gloves and two gold national gloves before moving on to bodybuilding and powerlifting. He is CEO and co-founder of Nutraceutical Supplements Ambrosia alongside two other industry leaders, Marc Lobliner and Sean Torbati. Rashid is also CEO and Founder of fitness equipment and clothing company Alpha Academy Apparel and CEO of Interstellar Media. He is associated with a few other companies as a shareholder.
As of this writing, Mike Rashid has 1.34 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, where he shares tips with his followers regarding not only fitness but also lifestyle and motivation.
Mike Rashid calls out Jake Paul for $ 2million fight
On his latest podcast, Mike Rashid called Jake Paul and offered to put a million dollars of his own money into the fight. He urged “The Problem Child” to do the same in a win-win stipulation.
“I want to join Jake Paul, because I call him. I want to fight him. It’s official… I’m ready to put a million dollars of my own money and I ask him to do the same. Winner takes it all, or we can negotiate anything, but I’m willing to do it. It’s a two million dollar pot. I was reading the numbers, he didn’t get it for a fight. He got it. got just under $ 700,000 for raising Ben Askren so you can potentially double – more than double – your biggest paycheck, ”said Mike Rashid.
Mike Rashid hinted at a return to the boxing ring in February 2020, but it never materialized. Maybe he’ll be the one to make a comeback and put an end to Jake Paul’s meteoric rise to the top.