Falling former basketball participant Nate Robinson in November, Jake Paul, brother of Logan, will face UFC veteran Ben Askren on April 17.
His first skilled struggle had been around the globe, after he knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson, completely surprised by the violence of the blows he had obtained. Less than 4 months later, and whereas he had talked about his wish to face a certain Conor McGregor, Logan’s little brother has simply discovered a brand new opponent, this time way more severe and skilled. ESPN has thus confirmed that it’s going to face Ben Askren on April 17, a 36-year-old fighter now retired after having fought within the Bellator and the UFC, a profession in MMA which started after a course in wrestling that had him. led to the Beijing Olympics in 2008. If he’s subsequently a formidable fighter, the latter has accepted to struggle in boxing, a self-discipline which he clearly masters however which isn’t his favourite discipline, and could have a transparent bodily drawback since he measures 1m78, 10 centimeters lower than his future opponent. On the opposite hand, we have no idea the place the struggle will happen, or by what means it is going to be broadcast.
Logan Paul-Floyd Mayweather struggle postponed?
At the identical time, a number of media declare that Jake’s brother’s subsequent struggle, who will oppose him to a certain Floyd Mayweather, could possibly be postponed. Logan’s coach Paul Kelvin Moore had certainly introduced the information on social networks earlier than deleting his remarks, whereas persevering with to say that the struggle wouldn’t happen on February 20 as deliberate. According to the location Boxing News 24/7, the struggle wouldn’t generate the anticipated industrial outcomes, which may push the organizers and the protagonists to go for a brand new date. Still, the information has nonetheless not been formally confirmed by Fanmio, the platform that can broadcast the struggle in a pay-per-view format, which may subsequently change in a short time.