Social media star Jake Paul will box former UFC welterweight Ben Askren in the Triller Fight Club pay-per-view (PPV) main event TONIGHT (Sat., April 17, 2021) inside Mercedes-Benz Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
UFC color commentator and martial arts analyst Joe Rogan spent time deconstructing their cruiserweight bout alongside former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub during a recent episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience.”
Check that out in the video above. Below, see more analysis from boxer Ryan Garcia.
“[Ben Askren] fought Douglas Lima and [Andrey] Koreshkov in Bellator,” teammate Gerald Meerschaert told MMA Fighting. “Those guys are absolute killers, and he managed to go through those fights without taking any significant damage. I think that’s something a lot of people overlook.”
“He’s got a couple little spots where, even if I’m ready for it, he’s just got a way he moves his body and his hips,” Meerschaert continued. “Now, does he knock [Paul] out cold with 10-ounce gloves? I don’t know about that, but there is going to be a moment where he lets one of those go where he sees the opening, and Paul is going to go, ‘What the fuck was that?’”
We’ll find out tonight RIGHT HERE.
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