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Three Undefeated Boxers Spotlight Triller Battle Membership Undercard Growth For April 17 in Atlanta | FightBookMMA
March 30, 2021
These world class additions assist spherical out Triller Battle Membership’s first in a sequence of 2021 particular occasions. Within the headline matchup April 17 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Jake Paul takes on former Bellator and OneFC champion Ben Askren, whereas Regis Prograis (New Orleans), a former world champion and arguably one of many prime two tremendous lightweights on the planet, takes on Ivan Redkach (Shostka, Ukraine); heavyweight MMA Unhealthy Boy Mir (Las Vegas) will battle Cunningham (Philadelphia); and Joe Fournier (London) will problem music icon and worldwide star Reykon (Envigado, Colombia).
Since turning skilled shortly after his 18th birthday in 2013, the Brooklyn born Younan (15-0-1, 10 KOs) has stopped all opponents within the first two rounds. In his final begin on March 9, 2019, he received a dominant unanimous resolution over Derrick Findley in Verona, N.Y. Previous to turning skilled Younan was a really extremely embellished beginner together with a 2011 Nationwide Junior Olympic Championship, a four-time Nationwide Silver Gloves champion, a three-time Nationwide PAL champion and a two-time Nationwide Junior Golden Gloves champion.
The previous U.S. nationwide boxing champion, Randall (7-0) turned professional in February 2019 and has shortly racked up seven victories, together with two by the use of stoppage. The 30-year-old native of Houston final fought in The Bubble at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on October 17, 2020, a unanimous resolution over Jan Carlos Rivera. He’s one in every of boxing’s nice redemption tales, having overcome a sequence of private tragedies, together with the dying of his eight yr previous son in a automobile accident, to show his skilled profession round and put him able for continued success, now with TFC.
Minda enters at 14-4-1 with 9 KO’s. The native Ecuadorian will convey a loyal and numerous Latino fan base to the cardboard as effectively for his quick rising undefeated opponent.
The 20-year-old (9-0, 5 knockouts) Simpson made his professional debut in December 2018, and final fought in October, scoring a unanimous resolution over Sonny Duversonne. Simpson is a 12 time Nationwide Champ and 6 time Silver Gloves winner, who many have dubbed “The Way forward for American Boxing.”
Torres (16-3, 5 KOs) has received his final eight bouts, two by KO, since April 2-18. He final fought on February 20, taking a unanimous resolution from Louis Hernandez in Shelbyville, Ohio. Final August he claimed the WBA Fedecaribe tremendous welterweight title with a win over Cleotis Pendarvis in Daytona Seashore, Fla.
The lineup for the four-hour Pay Per View present will embrace performances by Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Main Lazer, and the unique world premiere of the hip hop supergroup Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Dice, Too $hort and E-40) performing for his or her first time ever collectively. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Bert Marcus will lead and direct the inventive storytelling for the Triller Battle Membership occasion.
The lead as much as April 17 formally additionally contains an authentic sequence completely on Triller and FITE. “PRBLM CHILD” is a uncooked, all-access look into the lifetime of one of many world’s most polarizing and controversial personalities, YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul, as he trains for his struggle vs. Askren. The sequence additionally will embrace boxing legends Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Ryan Garcia, Jorge Masvidal and Snoop Dogg, amongst many extra.
Along with being a co-owner, Snoop additionally gives strategic counsel to Triller Battle Membership, serving to to pick out fighters and musical acts for the show-stopping occasions. An leisure knowledgeable who has efficiently maneuvered by means of a variety of initiatives in a wide range of completely different fields, Snoop secured his spot as a fan favourite throughout Triller’s first sporting occasion, Tyson vs. Jones.
iNDemand, the main transactional video-on-demand and PPV programming supplier in North America, will function the unique U.S. and Canadian cable, satellite tv for pc, and telco PPV supplier for the occasion. Followers will have the ability to order the occasion on PPV by means of their current cable, satellite tv for pc and telco PPV suppliers, together with Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, Fios, and Optimum within the U.S., in addition to main suppliers in Canada.
FITE, the premier PPV digital platform, will deal with worldwide reside pay-per-view streaming distribution on-line, and through FITE cellular and Sensible TV apps, sport controllers and all main OTT gadgets in addition to energy TrillerFightClub.com.
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