JAKE PAUL has vowed to leave fans in shock with an unbelievable performance against Anderson Silva.
The YouTuber-turned boxer returns next weekend in Arizona over eight-round with UFC legend Silva on Showtime PPV.
In the build up to the 187lb catchweight bout, Paul gave fans a behind-the-scenes look into his training camp in Puerto Rico.
The American hit pads with his co-trainer Danny Smith and worked out on a reaction bag.
And following a short hiatus from the ring, Paul promised to come back better than ever.
He said: “It’s about getting those 10,000 reps in to become a master. And so the technique is continuing to improve.
“Bringing my hips and my legs into the punches more and more. Even just growing my stamina to throw more punches.
“It’s been a constant evolution and my power has increased dramatically, which is scary for Anderson.
“So many things are clicking with it being my third year of being a professional boxer.
“I’ve improved drastically and exponentially. People are going to see a different fighter in the ring.
“I think people are going to be shocked. It’s been amazing and we’ve really caught a stride and a rhythm with the training camp this year.”
Paul last fought in December, knocking out Tyron Woodley, 40, four months after beating the ex-UFC champion on points.
That added to KOs over online rival “AnEsonGib, ex-NBA star Nate Robinson, 38, and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, also 38.
Woodley only filled on under two weeks’ notice after Tommy Fury, 23, pulled out of his grudge match against Paul with a rib injury.
The celeb mega-fight was rescheduled for August in New York – but that was soon KOd when Fury suffered US visa issues.
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Heavyweight Hasim Rahman Jr, 31, signed as a substitute, only for lightening to strike twice, this time due to a weight disagreement.
So Paul has had an agonising ten month wait to get back in the ring but claimed it has been a blessing it disguise.
He said: “I believe there is a higher power guiding my boxing career.
“I feel like I’ve had a really rough run; last-minute opponent changes, all types of stuff, people not wanting to make weight.
“These moments with fighters pulling out, maybe it’s all happening for a reason.
“If anything, I’ve just had so many more months training in secrecy, getting better and better and better.”
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