Blogger Jake Paul knocks out ex-Bellator champion Ben Askren

The 24-year-old boxer and YouTube blogger Jake Paul defeated 36-year-old Ben Askren, former Bellator and ONE FC champion, by TKO in the first round.

Askren entered the professional boxing ring for the first time. The fight took place as part of the main duel of the Triller Fight Club show. Paul’s punch on the right sent Askren into a heavy knockdown, and the referee decided to stop the fight. According to the boxing rules, the fight took place in Atlanta (Georgia, USA) with a format of 8 rounds of 2 minutes.

In the co-main fight, Regis Prograis defeated Ivan Redkach via unanimous technical decision. In the 6th round, the Ukrainian depicted a blow below the belt, falling to the floor with a cry. The judges gave the victory to the American after six rounds due to the simulation of the opponent.

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