Jake Paul vs Ben Askren results: Paul stops Askren

Not since Conor McGregor drew Floyd Mayweather Jr. out of retirement has a boxing vs. MMA crossover combat drawn such consideration. Whether or not or not you want both fighter or the bout itself, the superstar boxing match between YouTube sensation Jake Paul and former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder Ben Askren couldn’t be ignored.

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren outcomes

Nearly two minutes into the bout, there was little to no motion till Jake Paul landed a 1-2 mixture that dropped Ben Askren and stopped the combat within the first spherical.

That was it. No motion. No build-up. Only a easy two minutes and the combat was over.

Paul was undoubtedly the fighter that seemed to be in higher situation coming into the combat. Askren, who sometimes fought at 170 kilos in blended martial arts, weighed in at a much-less-than-lean 191 kilos. Paul, in contrast, seemed like he had put in some exhausting hours coaching for the combat.

It confirmed much more within the ring. Askren, who stated he was getting most likely the most important payday of his profession in opposition to Paul, danced across the boxing ring with out actually throwing a lot of a punch.

However lower than two minutes into the combat, Paul stung him with a jab and a straight proper that put Askren on the canvas. He obtained up, making an attempt to outlive a standing eight rely, however the referee waved off the combat, as Triller Combat Membership co-founder Snoop Dogg, offering commentary, yelled into the mic, “End him, end him.”

Askren initially seemed upset on the fast stoppage. He later stated that he instructed the referee that he was wonderful, however the referee stated, no, you’re not, after which waved off the combat. However that was the top of weeks of build-up.

The commentary was definitely a bit off from what is often thought-about to be skilled within the sports activities world, however then once more, Triller Combat Membership isn’t your conventional fight sports activities presentation. Impartiality isn’t a requirement.

“I assumed I used to be wonderful, however that’s [the referee’s] job, if that’s what he felt, that’s wonderful,” Askren stated in his post-fight commentary, additionally indicating that he wasn’t overly fazed by the short cease.

“No, I’m gonna take about one million {dollars} dwelling within the financial institution and I’m gonna coach some wrestling,” Askren stated, including that he didn’t intend to return to fight sports activities.

“I cannot be again once more. I cannot be in any form of cage.”

Requested what was subsequent for Paul, Snoop Dogg stated that he although “the man within the pink shorts” could be subsequent, later confirming that he meant Joe Fournier, a 9-0 boxer that stopped musician Reykon earlier within the evening on Saturday’s boxing card.

Paul stated he was “going to do no matter” he wished after beating Askren, earlier than including, “I don’t know what’s subsequent for me. I’m simply gonna get pleasure from my life for a second.”

After the combat, Snoop Dogg was on digital camera yelling out a message to UFC president Dana White, saying repeatedly, “Dana White, the place my cash at?”

White had stated on a Mike Tyson podcast look within the lead-up to the combat that he would guess one million {dollars} that Askren would win. Snoop Dogg countered that the guess must be two million {dollars}, evidently what he was referring to in his on-air feedback.

Jake Paul stops Ben Askren
Snoop Dogg at Triller Fight Club
Snoop Dogg at Triller Combat Membership

(Pictures courtesy of Triller)

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Triller Combat Membership: Jake Paul vs Ben Askren outcomes

  • Jake Paul def. Ben Askren by TKO (punches) at 1:59, R1
  • Regis Prograis def. Ivan Redkach by technical resolution
  • Steve Cunningham def. Frank Mir by unanimous resolution
  • Joe Fournier def. Reykon by TKO (nook stoppage) at 3:00, R2
  • Junior Younan def. Jeyson Minda by way of unanimous resolution
  • Quinton Randall def. William Jackson by way of unanimous resolution

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