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Former UFC welterweight candidate Ben Askren already has a customized punching bag inspired by Jake Paul.

Earlier this week, Asklen Presentation A custom-made punching bag decorated with Paul’s mug. There is no doubt that this will help him prepare for the boxer who turned to YouTuber in the boxing match on April 17th.

Shortly thereafter, Asklen shared some footage of himself flying his hand over his new punching bag, which is causing a mixed reaction among fans.

“Floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee,” Asklen wrote in the caption: His post, Channeling Muhammad Ali. “The face is ugly.”

Despite being one of the best welterweights of his generation and a former champion of ONE and Bellator, Asklen has never been known for boxing and instead has been successful with his world-class wrestling skills. I will. Nevertheless, he is convinced that his hands are sharp enough to do Paul’s fairly simple task in the ring.

“My goal in the fight wasn’t to box someone,” Asklen told TMZ Sports while previewing the fight with Paul. “My goal was to get over punches and kicks and achieve takedowns and 99% of the time. Obviously, unfortunately, sometimes it didn’t work. [against Jorge Masvidal].. My training was very focused on it. That said, obviously I need to change what I’m doing a little wisely. But listen, he loves YouTube stars. I will beat him. “

“I’m not blessed with great power,” continued Asklen. “I have muscle fibers that contract incredibly slowly, so I don’t think it’s better to hit him and fall down, but it’s like the eight-round process he noticed. I think,’Holy sh * t, I’m in the fight. I don’t really like this. I’m a spoiled rich kid. I’m going to find an easy way. “TKO .. Round 6, Round 7, something for that effect. “

Do you think Ben Askren can stop Jake Paul in the boxing ring?

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