Jake Paul beats Askren, Regis Prograis beats Redkach
Web sensation Jake Paul has confirmed he has boxing chops too, scoring a first-round TKO in opposition to former Bellator and OneFC Championship champion Ben Askren tonight at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The thrilling end accomplished an impressive night of boxing and leisure that noticed a number of distinctive matchups in addition to world-class musical acts performing for a stay pay-per-view viewers all over the world.
Paul landed a straight proper hand that introduced down Askren in the course of the primary spherical. Though Askren bought again to his toes, the ref referred to as the battle at 1:59. “The PRBLM Baby” takes his file to 3-0, all wins by KO.
This shit is a joke ???
– Edgar Berlanga Jr (@EdgarBerlangaJr) April 18, 2021
Different winners of the undercard bouts featured included New Orleans’ Regis Prograis (26-1, 21 KOs), who received a technical resolution over Ivan Redkach (Shostka, Ukraine); Steve Cunningham of Philadelphia, who toppled MMA champion Frank Mir of Las Vegas by unanimous resolution; and Joe Fournier of London (now 9-0 with 9 knockouts), who ended the musical sensation “Reykon” (Andres Felipe Robledo Lodono) with a TKO within the third spherical.
Earlier within the night, two extra undercard fights went the space, with unanimous choices going to Junior Younan of Brooklyn (15-0-1, 10 KOs) over Jeyson Minda of Quito, Ecuador; and Quinton Randall, Houston (8-0, 2 KOs) in opposition to William Jackson of Cincinnati.
Askren is the happiest man to ever be knocked out pic.twitter.com/eoCznXKiUt
– Bar stool sports activities (@barstoolsports) April 18, 2021
The night featured performances by Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Main Lazer and the unique world premiere of hip hop supergroup Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Dice, Too $ hort and E-40) se producing for the very first time collectively. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Bert Marcus will direct and lead the artistic storytelling for the Triller Struggle Membership occasion.
Along with being a co-owner, Snoop additionally supplies strategic recommendation to the Triller Struggle Membership, serving to choose fighters and musical acts for the breathtaking occasions. An leisure skilled who has managed to maneuver by means of a variety of tasks in quite a lot of totally different fields, Snoop secured his place as a fan favourite at Triller’s first sporting occasion, Tyson vs. Jones.
We knew Askren wasn’t a ahead, however sadly we did not have the fundamentals like not jabbing and ensuring to cowl afterwards. We thank Paul for his data of the fundamentals; counter with a gradual proper on the left. #TrillerFightClub #TrillerFight
– Teddy Atlas (@TeddyAtlasReal) April 18, 2021
Jake Paul, Cleveland (3-0, 3 KOs) defeats. Ben Askren, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (0-1 / boxing, 19-2-0, 6 Kos / MMA), cruiserweight, TKO, 1st spherical 1:59
Regis Prograis, New Orleans (26-1, 21 KOs) def. Ivan Redkach, Shostka, Ukraine (23-6, 18 KOs), tremendous light-weight, technical resolution
Steve Cunningham, Philadelphia (30-9-1, 13 KOs), defeated. Frank Mir, Las Vegas (0-1 boxing, 18-11-0, 14KOs / MMA), heavyweight, unanimous resolution
Joe Fournier, London (9-0, 9 KOs), defeated. Andres Felipe Robledo Lodono (“Reykon”), Envigado, Colombia (0-1), mild heavyweights, TKO, third
Junior Younan, Brooklyn (16-0-1, 10 KOs), defeated. Jeyson Minda, Quito, Ecuador (14-5-1, 8 KOs), tremendous middleweight, unanimous resolution
Quinton Randall, Houston (8-0, 2 KOs) defeated. William Jackson, Cincinnati (13-3-2, 2 KOs), welterweight, unanimous resolution
(Images by Al Bello / Getty Photos for Triller)