Social media celeb Jake Paul will proceed his skilled boxing profession by taking up his first actual fighter in former MMA world champion Ben Askren in an eight-round cruiserweight fight on Triller’s Fight Club.
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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. But this may doubtless be his hardest check to this point as Askren is a extremely embellished MMA fighter who held world championships at Bellator and ONE earlier than ending his profession within the UFC.
With two knockout victories below his belt, Paul has promised to gather his third towards 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 goals of being the largest star in boxing.
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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren live updates, outcomes
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 difficulty with Snoop or Diplo having sexual relations along with his mom. The Black Keys are the primary efficiency of the night. This goes 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 fight card is scheduled to start out at 9 p.m. ET. There are three undercard fights plus quite a lot of musical performances earlier than the principle occasion, so Paul and Askren are anticipated to make their ring walks round midnight.
How to look at the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight
- Live stream: FITE.television, Triller app
- PPV value: $49.99
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren is obtainable to stream live on Triller Fight Club. The fight prices $49.99 on pay-per-view.
Triller Fight Club is an leisure platform from the social media firm Triller. All you actually need to know is that the fight will probably be out there to stream on-line (in any browser) or by way of the FITE app, supplied you might be related to the web. The FITE app is obtainable in your cellphone, pill, internet browser and TV. And for those who miss the occasion live, a replay will probably be made out there along with your PPV buy.
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren card
- Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren; Cruiserweights
- Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach; Junior Welterweights
- Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir; Heavyweights
- Joe Fournier vs. Reykon; Light Heavyweights