Evander Kane really wants to fight YouTube star Jake Paul

Nov 30 2020, 9:05 pm

Named after a legendary boxer, Evander Kane wants to step into the ring next summer.

The San Jose Sharks forward took to Twitter on Sunday morning to call out Jake Paul after the YouTube star knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson in a made-for-TV boxing event that also included a 54-year-old Mike Tyson stepping back into the ring.

“I’d wreck ya,” said the NHL star from East Vancouver. “Easy to beat up guys with no experience and much smaller.”

Listed at 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds, Kane is significantly bigger than the 5-foot-9 Robinson. Kane is an experienced fighter on the ice, dropping the gloves for 32 hockey fights during his career according to HockeyFights.com.

By Sunday evening, Kane was still waiting for an answer.

Kane’s calling out of Paul sparked up his rivalry with some Vegas Golden Knights players, with his old nemesis Ryan Reaves chiming in.

“That shark logo on your jersey is the toughest thing about you,” Reeves said of Kane in one tweet.

Reeves, by the way, is also interested in fighting the famous YouTuber, among other people.

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