After much rigmarole and discussions, Jake Paul and Ben Askren will finally settle their colossal rift on April 17. Over the past few months, the pair traded enough verbal blows and subsequently challenged each other to an actual fight. Considering the same, both Askren and Paul will look to settle their feud once they enter the squared circle next weekend.
That said, this fight has become one of the hottest topics in combat sports and has garnered massive attention around itself. Recently, the official broadcaster of this enigmatic bout, Triller, released a gratifying fight trailer to thrill fight fans.
The rift between Askren and Paul began when the latter claimed a magnificent knockout win over ex-NBA star Nate Robinson. After the fight, the ‘Problem Child’ called out prolific MMA stars like Ben Askren, ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor, and his teammate Dillon Danis.
The former responded, and now he will make his pro boxing debut against the YouTuber. Given the aura of both personalities, this fight is certainly among the most awaited boxing events of 2021. The bout will prove to be a test for both Paul and Askren. Moreover, fans will be glued to their screens to see who overpowers his adversary to come out on top.
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Jake Paul vs Ben Askren – who holds a better chance of winning this fight?
Askren, a renowned MMA star, has been a prime grappler in his illustrious career. Throughout his MMA run, ‘Funky’ Ben relied heavily on his ground game rather than his standup ability.
On the flip side, the ‘Problem Child’ has faced non-fighters until now. And this will be the first time he will confront a veteran from the combat sports world. Paul (2-0) definitely has the advantage for obvious reasons, but the boxing debutant’s experience in combat might help him stun his more experienced boxing foe.
Who do you think will have his hand raised in the center of the ring on April 17? Will the former MMA champion make a winning squared circle bow, or will Paul go 3-0?