Pro Boxer and YouTuber Jake Paul recently took part in a press conference for his upcoming bout against Ben Askren.
The fight between Paul and Askren is set to be a mainstream hit on April 17. The show will be available onÂ Triller Fight Club for US$49.99Â in the United States. The event will also be available to via onÂ FITE TV in the UK and Europe for only $23.99.
During the press conference, the outspoken Jake Paul made some big claims about his future inside the ring. ‘After my Nate Robinson fight, there were probably about 70 people calling me out, wanting to fight me,’ Paul claimed at theÂ Paul vs. Askren pre-fight press conference.
‘There was probably six people that made sense to fight: [Michael] Bisping, [Conor] McGregor, [Nate] Diaz, [Dillon] Danis, Askren, some YouTubers that are popular, but I wanted to fight a real MMA fighter” Jake Paul continued.
‘I’m definitely a ’˜boxing-lifer,’’ Jake Paul added. ‘I’m addicted to this sport. I will become the biggest prize-fighter in boxing. Simple as that.’
Jake Paul vs Ben Askren
Here’s the current card for Paul vs Askren in April:
- Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren
- Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach
- TBC vs. Frank Mir
- Joe Fournier vs. Reykon
Justin Bieber, Diplo, The Black Keys, Doja Cat and Major Lazer are all also expected to perform on the night. Snoop Dogg will reportedly also be back on commentary; having been at the stick for the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr PPV just a few months ago.
Interestingly, Snoop Dogg has ’˜bet’ $2 million dollars that Jake Paul will win, going against UFC President Dana White who said that he will put $1 million on Askren to take the win.
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