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Loopy Jake Paul vs Ben Askren undercard options former UFC heavyweight champion, boxing legend, millionaire entrepreneur and Colombian reggaeton musician


The undercard earlier than Jake Paul vs Ben Askren is about to be distinctive.

Triller have introduced three fights which is able to happen previous to the primary occasion on April 17 on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Jake Paul is 2-0 (2 KOs)

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Jake Paul is 2-0 (2 KOs)

First, British millionaire nightclub proprietor Joe Fournier will face Colombian reggaeton musician Reykon.

Fournier is 8-0 (Eight KOs) having beforehand boxed primarily within the Dominican Republic and as soon as on a David Haye undercard on the O2 Enviornment in 2016.

He has not boxed formally since December 2016, however claims on Instagram that he’s solely been out for 2 years and so could have had an unrecognised contest within the interim.

Reykon has by no means boxed earlier than.

Fournier is 38 years old

Joe Fournier – Instagram

Fournier is 38 years previous

Subsequent up shall be former WBA super-lightweight champion Regis Prograis returning to motion in opposition to Ivan Redkach.

Prograis (25-1, 21 KOs) was dethroned by Josh Taylor in an excellent unification bout again in 2019 and is now trying to regain a title.

Redkach was final seen biting Danny Garcia in a January 2020 defeat.

Prograis is a legitimate world class boxer

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Prograis is a reliable world class boxer

The co-feature sees former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (now 41) sq. off in opposition to boxing legend Antonio Tarver (now 52).

Mir stated: “I’m a competitor. I’ve been all my life. I tackle challenges to develop and higher myself as an individual.

“I’ve at all times wished to check myself within the boxing ring so when this chance arose I jumped on it.

“I’ll show that MMA coaching in truth makes us one of the best boxers, and I stand for all MMA followers and fighters.

“This isn’t only a boxing match, that is the one that may lastly show the talent and dedication of all MMA fighters.”

Tarver added: “It’s been a long-time coming.

“52 is 52. Details are information. As pound-for-pound finest light-heavyweight of my time I’m bringing it.

“Mir is a superb fighter however I hope he’s coaching exhausting as a result of I’m coming at him like a freight practice, and one that’s unstoppable.”

Then the primary occasion will conclude the evening’s motion with YouTube sensation Paul taking over UFC star Askren.

All 4 fights shall be sanctioned skilled boxing matches contested over eight rounds beneath the set guidelines.





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