YouTuber star turned fighter, Jake Paul, moved to 3-0 as knowledgeable boxer this previous weekend.
The 24-year-old transitioned to the game final yr and has appeared good towards low-level opposition.
Most notably, Paul spectacularly knocked out former NBA participant, Nate Robinson, on the undercard of Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.
On Saturday the web celeb stepped up his stage opposition for the primary time as he confronted an actual fighter in Ben Askren.
The previous MMA champion is thought for his poor placing, however many believed he’d have the ability to beat Paul.
Paul shortly dispatched of ‘Funky’ who was dropped closely within the first spherical.
The referee waved off the combat regardless of Aksren getting again to his toes, cementing the embarrassing defeat.
Put up-fight, Paul thought-about who may very well be his subsequent opponent.
“We’ll see,” Paul instructed MMA Junkie. “There are lots of people. However actually, when it comes right down to signing the contract, these guys duck. Actually, we’ll see. The McGregor combat simply grew to become extra sensible, like I’ve been saying. I simply wish to do huge fights.”
Paul desires to placed on the most important potential fights and is hoping to do critical pay-per-view numbers sooner or later.
“I’m going to take a while off,” Paul mentioned. “I’ve been working my f*cking ass off. I’m solely going to do huge fights. I wish to problem myself on the similar time. Ben Askren was a step up. OK, look what occurred (in) 1:59. We’ll see who the subsequent huge problem is. I don’t wish to take some bullsh*t sh*t. I wish to problem myself. I wish to do 3 million, 4 million pay-per-view buys. Who’s going to usher in these numbers?”
McGregor is presently making ready for his trilogy combat with Dustin Poirier. The Irishman has for essentially the most half ignored “The YouTube Child” who has relentlessly been calling him out for some time.
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