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Jake Paul vs Ben Askren: Which stars will be performing?
April 16, 2021
Jake Paul’s conflict with Ben Akren will characteristic a star-studded line-up, together with Justin Bieber as Triller Battle Membership stamp their very own distinctive authority on the game.
YouTube sensation, Paul fights for the third time as an expert and the second time on Triller towards former UFC fighter Askren, who makes his skilled debut on the Mercedes Benz Area in Atlanta on Saturday night time.
The struggle which will probably be on Triller pay-per-view for $49.99 within the USA and on FITE TV pay-per-view for £17 within the UK, beginning at round 4am will characteristic performances from the likes of Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Diplo, Doja Cat, Saweetie and Main Lazer.
Rapper Snoop Dogg who based ‘Battle Membership’ with Triller will even carry out as a part of the recently-formed hip hop group Mt. Westmore, alongside Ice Dice, Too $hort and E-40.
“From The Black Keys to Justin Bieber, Diplo to Doja Cat, and a particular phase by Snoop Dogg and the largest legends in hip-hop, we now have the wide-ranging lineup that can assist break information for this four-quadrant PPV occasion on April seventeenth,” Triller co-founder Bobby Sarnevesht stated in an announcement.
“Triller has drawn from all its assets within the music world to ship as epic a music occasion as ever there was.”
“This occasion is extra like making a tentpole film than a boxing match,” Triller co-founder Ryan Kavanaugh stated.
“By bringing within the inventive genius Bert Marcus and pairing his distinctive story-telling imaginative and prescient along with his unmatched capturing type, the Battle Membership occasion goes shock and awe folks.
“An all-star artist line-up with a boxing card that mixes popular culture phenoms, legends and rising stars; we’re giving the world one thing that has by no means been seen or finished earlier than.”
Saturday night time marks Triller’s second occasion following their launch in November which featured Mike Tyson’s return to the ring after 15 years in an exhibition towards Roy Jones Jr, leading to a draw, while Jake Paul knocked out former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard.
The platform will even host Teofimo Lopez’s undisputed Light-weight conflict with necessary challenger George Kambosos Jr, reportedly set to happen on June 5, after profitable the purse bid in February with a bid of $6.018m, beating Matchroom Boxing and Lopez’s promoter High Rank.
Former undisputed Cruiserweight and Heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield is reportedly set to characteristic on the cardboard towards Kevin McBride, as reported first by Chris Mannix.
McBride famously beat Tyson in his closing skilled bout in 2005.