By Mike Bohn |
March 10, 2021 8: 55 pm
Paul, a rapper, actor and YouTube persona, is determined to compete in his third professional boxing bout on April 17 when he meets aged Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder Askren under the Triller Fight Membership banner.
Askren stays under UFC contract following his retirement from MMA in November 2019, and used to be granted permission by UFC president White to take the bout with Paul. No topic Askren having no pro boxing journey, White strongly believes he has a mountainous attend over Paul, and acknowledged he would be appealing to bet $1 million on the slay result.
“He talks heaps of sh*t,” White acknowledged on the “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson” podcast. “We’re going to rep out. I am hoping that you might even bet on this thing on legend of I’ll f*cking bet a million bucks that he loses this f*cking fight. A million bucks that he loses this fight.”
White feedback like a flash reached Paul’s radar, and he’s reputedly bigger than appealing to take White up on the bet. Paul acknowledged he would even take it a step further, though, and pushed White to up his ticket to $2 million, which he’s appealing to match and preemptively place into a checking legend sooner than the fight takes position.
“Dana let’s double the bet up! $2 Million,” Paul wrote on Instagram. “We wire the cash into escrow. $4 million total. Winner takes all. My team will be in touch to get a contract. After I knockout Ben, we can location up Jake Paul Vs. Dana White 2021 on legend of you hang in tips yourself a ‘Boxer’ and me a ‘YouTuber’”
It stays to be viewed if White accepts Paul’s altered proposition. But it absolutely’s definite he’s reasonably assured in Askren’s ability to pick towards someone with a allotment of the fight sports journey.
“Let’s be perfect: Jake Paul isn’t very a f*cking boxer – this man’s a f*cking YouTube child,” White acknowledged. “Let me utter you about this child: So the child he’s going to fight is a wrestler, a exact actual wrestler, a embellished wrestler, but he’s certainly fought exact guys. He’s been an international champion in quite so a lot of organizations.”