YouTuber Jake Paul is set to clash with former Bellator champion Ben Askren in a cruiserweight boxing match Today. The fight will headline Triller Fight Club’s second pay-per-view event at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The main card will kick off at 9:00 PM ET on Saturday, April 17.
Saturday night’s contest in Atlanta represents Paul’s third professional fight following his initial first-round destruction of fellow YouTube star AnEsonGib last January and November’s brutal early stoppage of ex-NBA player Nate Robinson, which took place on the undercard of Mike Tyson’s exhibition return against Roy Jones Jr.
Now the 24-year-old – younger brother of Logan Paul, who has also turned his hand to professional boxing – steps up against a seasoned fighter in Askren, who retired from the world of mixed martial arts in 2019.
Here’s how you can watch Paul vs. Askren, as well as the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir in his boxing debut, and everything you need to know about the Triller Fight Club event.
When is Paul vs. Askren? Date, start time
Date: Saturday, Apr. 17
Time: 9 p.m. ET/1 a.m. GMT
The Paul vs. Askren card launches Saturday, April 17 at 9 p.m. ET, which is 2 a.m. Sunday, April 18 in the UK.
Main event ring walk times depend on how long the earlier bouts last.
What stream is Paul vs. Askren?
U.S.: Triller Fight Club
U.K.: FITE TV
Triller will stream the Paul vs. Askren main card in the United States, while FITE TV will stream the event in the UK.
Where is the Paul vs. Askren fights?
The card takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. This will mark the third major city that Paul fights in, as he has already checked Miami and Los Angeles off his list. Askren has never fought in Atlanta.
How to Watch Jake Paul Fight on TV
If you want to watch Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren on TV, you can sign-up for the pay-per-view event through your local cable and satellite provider.
For example, AT&T customers can launch their interactive PPV screen on channel 1101 and then select Triller Fight Club. You’ll then be directed to pay the $50 PPV price to access the event.Verizon Fios customers can head to channel 1001 to access the PPV screen to place their order.
The Triller Fight Club event will be available to order on pay-per-view on most cable and satellite providers, including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, DirecTV, AT&T TV, Dish, Fios, and Optimum in the U.S. You can also watch Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight in Canada through Rogers, Bell, Shaw, Videotron, and Sasktel. As with streaming, there is no way to watch Paul vs. Asken on TV free.
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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren: Fight Card
The April 17th card will be Triller Fight Club’s first in a series of 2021 special events, following the debut Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. PPV fight in 2020, which Triller says was the eighth most successful fight PPV in history.
This event features YouTuber Jake Paul taking on former Bellator and ONE Championship champion Ben Askren in the headline matchup. Paul fought on the undercard of the Tyson vs. Jones Jr. fight, taking down former NBA star Nate Robinson in a second-round knockout.
Askren, meantime, is a noted MMA competitor, who transitions to boxing for the Triller Fight Club matchup. Askren made his professional MMA debut in 2009 and was also the PAN American Champion in freestyle wrestling and a two-time NCAA wrestling champion for Missouri.
In addition to Paul vs. Askren, the fight card for Triller Fight Club includes Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach in a Junior Welterweight fight; Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir in a Heavyweight bout; and Joe Fournier vs. Reykon in a Light Heavyweight matchup.
Jake Paul record and bio
Date of birth: Jan. 17, 1997
Total fights: 2
Record: 2-0 (2 KOs)
Ben Askren record and bio
Date of birth: July 18, 1984
Total fights: 22
Record: 19-2-1 no contest (6 KOs, 6 submissions, 7 decisions)
Paul vs Askren: Undercard
British millionaire nightclub owner Joe Fournier is set to face Colombian reggaeton musician Reykon as part of the quirky undercard.
Former WBA super-lightweight champion Regis Prograis and ex-UFC heavyweight star Frank Mir will also be in action.
Jake Paul v Ben Askren
Regis Prograis v Ivan Redkach
Lorenzo Simpson v Francisco Emanuel Torres
Junior Younan v Jeyson Minda
Quinton Randall v William Jackson
Steve Cunningham v Frank Mir
Joe Fournier v Andres Felipe Robledo Londono
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