Jake Paul wasn’t encountering Nate Robinson this moment, yet an embellished MMA competitor, as well as the outcome coincided.
Paul, a YouTube feeling, knocked senseless Ben Askren in the preliminary of their Saturday evening pay-per-view cruiserweight round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta with a directly right-hand man to the head.
The Triller Fight Club occasion was telecasted on FITE.tv for $49.99, as well as the main-event round lasted much less than 2 mins.
The blockage was suspicious. Askren, 36, intended to proceed, yet umpire Brian Stutts stated he was not in the form to combat as well as it was quit at the 1:59 mark.
Askren — that has a 19-2-0 (one no competition) document in UFC — didn’t appear smashed after the loss. He was revealed strolling backstage grinning after the battle, as well as obviously remained in great spirits after making $500,000 in revealed spend for the round, according to CBS Sports.
The 24-year-old Paul — a social media sites influencer that urges he’s a genuine fighter — hasn’t battled a specialist yet, yet this was his initial success over a professional competitor. He is currently 3-0 with 3 kos with previous gain Robinson as well as AnEsonGib, a fellow YouTuber.
“This is the craziest minute of my life,” stated Paul, that did push-ups in the ring after the win. “I informed y’all I was mosting likely to do it in the preliminary. I informed y’all I’m a genuine competitor. I don’t understand the amount of times I reached confirm myself that this is genuine.
“It’s been 4 months, I’ve remained in training school on a daily basis. I deserve this s–t. I don’t understand the amount of times I need to confirm myself that this is genuine.
Paul, a showman that took an astonishment from Kevin Owens in a WrestleMania 37 suit recently, doesn’t have these leading competitors trembling in their boots, evaluating by their responses on Twitter.
Nate Robinson, that was panned for taking his battle with Paul, currently in fact has boasting civil liberties for lasting the lengthiest in the ring versus the YouTube celebrity. The previous Knick as well as NBA slam-dunk champ was knocked senseless in the 2nd round in their Nov. 28 round.