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Social media star Jake Paul and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren are on the scene in Las Vegas today (March 26) for a special Triller Fight Club pre-fight press conference, staged in advance of their April 17 pay-per-view (PPV) boxing match inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

Today’s festivities, hosted by rap mogul Snoop Dogg and emceed by veteran sportscaster Al Bernstein, get underway promptly at 5 p.m. ET in the embedded video player above.

Also taking the stage for today’s yap-fest are ex-UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir and former IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham, who mash mitts in the April 17 co-main event. In addition, former WBA super lightweight champion Regis Prograis will have words for Ukrainian pugilist Ivan Redkach.

The Paul-Askren PPV card costs $49.99 (stream it here) and features musical guests Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Major Lazer, and The Black Keys, along with the rap super group Mt. Westmore, comprised of hip-hop legends Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40. For more information on the April 17 event as well as the complete fight card click here.