Ben Askren will face Jake Paul on April 17. Images of.
This April 17 Ben Askren confronts Jake Paul in a boxing match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. A few days after the trial in Atlanta, the former UFC launched a message to the social media celebrity, where he questioned his quality as a boxer.
“We haven’t seen anything from Paul. The level of his competition has been so low that it is almost impossible to know if he is really good at it. I don’t think any of these guys hit him so hard, ”he told The Mirror.
“The Problem Child” has so far a 2-0 record as a pro and in November gained several followers. after forcibly knocking out former NBA star Nate Robinson. However, Askren vows to put an end to his rival and put an end to his rapid rise in the sport.
“If there is something that people respect all fighters, it’s the harshness of facing adversity in combat and we haven’t seen it “; commented the champion Bellator who reaffirmed not to be impressed by the qualities of his rival.
On another side, Paul is set to challenge great UFC and MMA fighters to make his mark as a reality inside the ring. Now he will have an important test when he meets Ben, who will make his professional boxing debut.