Ben Askren sets box Youtuber Jake Paul in April – MMA Sports

Singapore, Singapore-October 26: Ben Askren before a welterweight match against Brazil’s Demian Maia during the UFC Fight Night event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Singapore. Standing in the corner. (Photo by Jeff Bottari / Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Youtube star Jake Paul Will play against a former UFC fighter Ben Askren In an 8-round professional boxing match. The match will take place on April 17th under the Triller Fight Club and will be the main event. The location and location are still unknown and will air on the traditional PPV platform.Founder of Triller Ryan Kavanaugh I checked the news ESPN..

Ben Askren Boxes Jake Paul in April

The card itself is expected to be filled with familiar names from fighters in the boxing world, social media world, and mixed martial arts world. Fighters identified on the card will be revealed within a few weeks.

Jake Paul

Youtuber’s Jake Paul is considered one of the most popular and polarized internet personalities in the world.He is the younger brother of a fellow internet star Logan Paul Someone who is also preparing Boxing match facing boxing veteran Floyd Mayweather.

This will be Paul’s third professional boxing match after defeating something like fellow YouTube “An Eson Gib” And a former NBA star Nate Robinson. Paul politely finished both fighters in Round 1 TKO and Round 2 KO.Immediately after that, Paul twitter The fight was official, saying Asklen had less losses Conor McGregor But vowed to knock out earlier than him Jorge Masvidal Famous he KOed Asklen with Flying Knee in 5 seconds.

“Ben Askren is a two-time NCAA champion, world champion of two different global mixed martial arts organizations, and has less record losses than Conor McGregor,” Paul said.

“On the other hand, I started boxing two years ago, but I’m still going to knock out his ass sooner. [Jorge] Masvidal. I think these MMA guys know how to box because they throw punches. The world complained because I knocked out a basketball player instead of a real fighter. So now I’m giving people what they want by taking on “real fighters”. Can anyone say after Ben Askren was added to my knockout meme collection? Thanks to the Triller Fight Club for giving me a platform to put the guy to sleep again. On April 17, Asklen will turn off. “

Ben Askren

Meanwhile, this will be Asklen’s first boxing match. He is a multi-world champion in MMA, winning the championship belt in Bellator and One Championship, setting a record of 19-2. He was also a two-time NCAA Division 1 Wrestling Champion.Asklen Retired from MMA in 2019 I quoted a hip injury, but in August I succeeded in hip arthroplasty.

Americans still have a contract with the UFC, which allows Asklen to enter the boxing world.After starting his MMA career with a perfect 19-0 record, Ben Askren lost the last two battles with Knockout and Masvidal. Demain Myr Submitted in October 2019.

Match details

According to Kavanaugh, the match will be played in a 20 x 20 ring, with fighters competing in 10 ounce gloves. The weight class has not yet been confirmed, but sources say it could be in the range of 185 to 190 pounds.

“Triller had the opportunity to allow Jake and Triller fans to hear their voices about who Jake should fight,” Cabana said. “The overwhelming vote was Asklen.”

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Ben Askren sets box Youtuber Jake Paul in April Ben Askren sets box Youtuber Jake Paul in April

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