HASIM RAHMAN JR has vowed to "seriously hurt" Jake Paul in their grudge match.
The son of former heavyweight champ Hasim Sr will bid to hand the YouTuber turned boxer his first professional loss at Madison Square Garden next month.
Rahman Jr knows Paul all too well thanks to a heated sparring session 18 months ago and has promised to "punish" him for the disrespect he's shown him.
The 31-year-old said: “He’s gonna get seriously hurt, he’s gonna get seriously hurt in this fight.
Gold Blooded told FightHub TV: "I’m gonna hurt this man and all the stuff he’s been saying is just fuel to the fire.
"He picked the wrong person and like I said, I’m gonna punish him on August 6th.
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“He’s a fraud. He don’t even know what he be talking about, he don’t even know what he be saying.
"I don’t know if he got people to tell him what to say but he look stupid."
Paul, 25, has criticised Rahman for not pulling his weight in promoting the MSG melee – recently joking that the broke his back carrying the fight.
That irked Rahman, who roared: "How you gonna say you carrying the promotion but you not even giving me anything in return?
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"What, I’m supposed to help you and do skits with you?
"I’m not into that. I’m not into none of that. I’m here to do my job, and my job is to separate him from his consciousness.
"So that’s what it’s gonna be on Aug 6.”
Paul enters his sixth professional bout on the back of a brutal sixth-round KO of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
And The Problem Child is confident of enticing MMA legend Conor McGregor to box him with a similar stoppage of Rahman.
He said: "If he's not scared, I'm ready whenever. But he has his boss Dana White that's in control of him, so he can't make his own decisions.
"Even if he wanted to fight me, Dana would have to approve it. I'm my own boss, so I can make my own decisions and can fight whenever I want.
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"After I knock out Hasim Rahman Jr, Conor will be like, 'Oh wow, this kid can really fight.
"That's probably going to scare him away from fighting me."
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