Jake Paul and Ben Askren sq. off sooner than their boxing match on April 17th. | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Photos
“When Ben knocks Jake Paul on his ass on Saturday evening, YouTube can comprise itself a unusual most-seen video spotlight,” Roach acknowledged. Ben Askren’s boxing coach Freddie Roach is awaiting his fighter to total the hype of Jake Paul this weekend.
Askren will meet Paul in an eight-round boxing match this Saturday on the Mercedez-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The battle will be conscious Askren’s first return to expert rivals since retiring from MMA in November 2019.
Since making his pro boxing debut closing year, YouTube and Web star Paul has caught the eye of the fight sports world. Paul knocked out passe NBA player Nate Robinson closing November and called for fights with Conor McGregor and Dillon Danis earlier than being matched in opposition to Askren.
“Ben is so pushed. He has a big work ethic,” Roach told MMA Battling. “He had no teach with trying anything else I on the spot and gave me the entire lot I asked of him within the gymnasium. He has more than just a few energy. He’s a helluva man.”
Roach went on to utter that he isn’t tormented by the elevated selection of celebrities stepping over to boxing looking for sizable paydays. Despite this, he is hoping for Askren to flip the ‘YouTube boob’ Paul into a spotlight reel in their battle.
“I discuss to Jake Paul as the ‘YouTube boob,’” Roach acknowledged. “I’ve seen video of him combating and his press convention with Ben. It’s in fact laborious for me to gaze him too prolonged.
“I do know one ingredient, when Ben knocks Jake Paul on his ass on Saturday evening, YouTube can comprise itself a unusual most-seen video spotlight.”
Paul vs. Askren will happen survive Triller/Fite.TV this Saturday, April 17.
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