Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Jake Paul vs Ben Askren report
Who won Paul vs Askren?
Jake Paul beat Ben Askren by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 17th April 2021 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Georgia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Regis Prograis was victorious over Ivan Redkach and Steve Cunningham beat Frank Mir.
Paul vs Askren stats
Jake Paul stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 2 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ben Askren made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Paul had a massive power advantage over Askren, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Askren's 0%.
Jake Paul was the older man by 26 years, at 26 years old.
Paul had a height advantage of 3 inches over Askren.
Both Jake Paul & Ben Askren fought out of an orthodox stance.
Paul was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2020, 3 year and 2 months later than Askren, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 34 to Askren's 1.
Paul vs Askren form
Paul had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tyron Woodley on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Amalie Arena, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tyron Woodley on 29th August 2021 by split decision in their 8 round contest at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ben Askren on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia.
Before that, he had beat Nate Robinson on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, California.
He had defeated Ali Eson Gib on 30th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.
Paul's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What time did Paul vs Askren start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Paul vs Askren?
The Fite.tv PPV US show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Paul vs Askren?
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