Social media movie star Jake Paul will proceed his skilled boxing profession by taking over his first actual fighter in former MMA world champion Ben Askren in an eight-round cruiserweight battle on Triller’s Combat Membership.
MORE: Why are Jake Paul and Ben Askren combating? A callout lured ex-MMA champion out of retirement
Paul is in pursuit of his third win within the squared circle. His earlier two bouts have been one-sided knockout victories over fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib and NBA slam dunk champion Nate Robinson. However this can probably be his hardest check to this point as Askren is a extremely adorned MMA fighter who held world championships at Bellator and ONE earlier than ending his profession within the UFC.
With two knockout victories beneath his belt, Paul has promised to gather his third in opposition to Askren. As for the 36-year-old former world champion, he goals to silence Paul and put an finish to the 24-year-old’s desires of being the largest star in boxing.
Sporting Information is monitoring dwell updates and round-by-round highlights from the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren boxing match. Comply with for full outcomes from the 2021 battle and its undercard.
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren dwell updates, outcomes
6:41 p.m.: As you will have suspected, Fournier received by TKO when Reykon did not reply the bell for the third spherical. A left hook put Reykon down within the second spherical. Why Reykon received up, we’ll by no means know. Fournier lands one other left hook that causes Reykon to take a knee after a delayed response. Fournier allowed Reykon to get out of the spherical however his nook rescued the artist so he may return to creating music.
6:25 p.m.: Following The Black Keys efficiency, we go to the commentary group and Ray Flores, who is understood for his professionalism, has joined the fray together with his personal foul-mouthed commentary. That is so distinctive. Undefeated Joe Fournier (8-0, Eight KOs) faces reggaeton artist Reykon (0-0) within the first battle of the night time. This battle occurred over a lady. Yup. Throw logic out the window and benefit from the night time.
6:05 p.m.: We kick off the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren PPV with Snoop and Jaleel White as White promotes his “Purple Urkle” pressure. After that commercial, Snoop is joined by Pete Davidson and Diplo. Some curse phrases fly and Davidson says he would not have a problem with Snoop or Diplo having sexual relations together with his mom. The Black Keys are the primary efficiency of the night. That is going to be one hell of an evening.
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren begin time
- Date: Saturday, Apr. 17
- Time: 9 p.m. ET | 6 p.m. PST
The Jake Paul and Ben Askren battle card is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET. There are three undercard fights plus a wide range of musical performances earlier than the principle occasion, so Paul and Askren are anticipated to make their ring walks round midnight.
Find out how to watch the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren battle
- Stay stream: FITE.television, Triller app
- PPV worth: $49.99
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren is accessible to stream dwell on Triller Fight Club. The battle prices $49.99 on pay-per-view.
Triller Combat Membership is an leisure platform from the social media firm Triller. All you really want to know is that the battle will likely be accessible to stream on-line (in any browser) or by the FITE app, offered you might be related to the web. The FITE app is accessible in your cellphone, pill, net browser and TV. And should you miss the occasion dwell, a replay will likely be made accessible together with your PPV buy.
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren outcomes
- Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren; Cruiserweights
- Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach; Junior Welterweights
- Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir; Heavyweights
- Joe Fournier def. Reykon by way of 2nd spherical TKO (3:00)