Floyd Mayweather will struggle Jake Paul ‘if he can get previous Ben Askren’


Floyd Mayweather has now teased a possible struggle in opposition to Jake Paul. Mayweather has asserted that he’ll struggle Jake Paul if the latter can get previous Ben Askren.

Skilled boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. has taken to his official Instagram account and put forth a poster of a possible struggle between him and YouTube megastar Jake Paul. Mayweather additionally famous that he plans on competing in a number of exhibition boxing matches in 2021.

Floyd Mayweather holds a 50-0 report as an expert boxer. His final skilled boxing bout was a Tenth-round TKO win within the iconic ‘cash struggle’ in opposition to MMA legend Conor McGregor in August 2017.

Following his win over McGregor, Mayweather retired from the game {of professional} boxing. Nonetheless, Mayweather didn’t cease coaching and returned to the ring in December 2018, albeit for an exhibition boxing match.

Mayweather’s exhibition boxing match transpired on the Saitama Tremendous Enviornment in Japan, on December thirty first, 2018, in opposition to kickboxing celebrity Tenshin Nasukawa. Placing on a boxing masterclass, Mayweather impressively defeated Nasukawa by way of first-round TKO. ‘Cash’ Mayweather hasn’t competed in a boxing match – skilled or exhibition – ever since.

Nonetheless, Floyd Mayweather had not too long ago confirmed that he might be going through YouTube megastar Logan Paul, the older brother of YouTuber Jake Paul. The Mayweather vs. Logan Paul exhibition boxing match was initially scheduled to happen on February twentieth, 2021.

Presently, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul exhibition boxing match has been postponed, but it surely’s nonetheless anticipated to happen at a later date.

On that be aware, Mayweather has seemingly upped the ante in his boxing rivalry with the Paul brothers, by now hinting at an exhibition boxing match between him and the youthful Paul brother, Jake.

Moreover, Floyd Mayweather has emphasised that Jake Paul will first must defeat Ben Askren of their upcoming boxing match (April seventeenth, 2021). Mayweather is unlikely to struggle Jake Paul if he loses to Askren.

Might Jake Paul beat Ben Askren and Floyd Mayweather?

Ben Askren (left); Jake Paul (right)
Ben Askren (left); Jake Paul (proper)

Ben Askren is a former Olympic wrestler and a extremely completed MMA fighter. That mentioned, Askren retired from MMA in 2019 and had hip substitute surgical procedure in 2020. Apart from, many declare that Askren possesses rudimentary placing approach and acquired by in his MMA profession primarily as a result of his otherworldly grappling expertise.

Askren’s critics declare that going through a younger up-and-coming fighter like Jake Paul in an expert boxing match wouldn’t finish properly for Askren. Sure sections of the fight sports activities world think about Jake Paul the favourite to win the Askren struggle, whereas concurrently declaring that Jake could be an enormous underdog in opposition to Floyd Mayweather.

Furthermore, if Jake Paul does handle to beat Ben Askren of their skilled boxing match, Jake’s struggle in opposition to Floyd Mayweather would nonetheless be an exhibition boxing match. Which means the Mayweather-Jake Paul struggle gained’t replicate on both fighter’s skilled boxing report. 

Revealed 04 Feb 2021, 06:05 IST



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