Jake Paul cashed in on another highlight-reel performance last night (Sat., April 17, 2021) live on FITE TV PPV from inside Mercedes-Benz Arena in Atlanta, Ga., when the YouTube star stopped former MMA world champion Ben Askren via first-round TKO (punch).
Paul only closed as a small favorite but quickly made his presence felt inside of the ring. He landed some clean body shots to Askren as “Funky” failed to land shots from his flat-footed stance. With around one minute remaining in the first round Paul launched a vicious right hand over the top that struck Askren in the head and sent him crashing to the canvas.
Askren would return to his feet but the referee didn’t clear him to continue. The fight was stopped and Paul walked away with another impressive knockout finish.
Check out the full fight video highlights below:
Main event time. Here comes Jake Paul. pic.twitter.com/XzR3ch4jkA— Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) April 18, 2021
Jake Paul gets the KO to stay undefeated— Bovada (@BovadaOfficial) April 18, 2021
For complete ‘Paul vs. Askren’ fight card results and coverage click here.