MMA fighter Raush Manfio spars with Jake Paul, sees no path to victory for Ben Askren

Raush Manfio and Jake Paul pose after a five-round sparring session in Miami. | Photo via Raush Manfio YouTube celebrity turned boxer Jake Paul has enlisted MMA fighter Raush Manfio as one of his sparring partners ahead of a boxing match with Bellator and ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren on April 17. Manfio, who scored […]

Jake Paul: ‘Serious opponent’ Ben Askren will get knocked out quick in boxing match

Jake Paul promises he’s not taking Ben Askren lightly. Paul, a YouTube personality, actor and rapper who has transitioned to the boxing world and instantly become a polarizing figure, is scheduled to clash with former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder Askren in an eight-round bout under the Triller banner on April 17. A location for […]

Former UFC fighter Paul Kelly announces retirement

Paul Kelly | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The man who welcomed Donald Cerrone to the UFC is calling it a career. Former UFC fighter Paul Kelly announced his retirement Thursday, putting an end to a fighting career that began in 2005. Kelly, 36, delivered the news via Instagram, accompanied by a caption and a clip […]

Nine-Time UFC Veteran Paul Kelly Announces Retirement

Former UFC competitor Paul Kelly is calling it a career at age 36. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jake Paul predicts he’ll ’embarrass’ Nate Diaz once UFC contract ends, lure Conor McGregor into fight

Jake Paul sees the brightest of futures in his boxing career and sees a path for himself to perhaps the most lucrative bout in the fight game against Conor McGregor. That path goes though Nate Diaz. Paul, the YouTube personality, rapper and actor who has crossed over into the boxing world, is schedule for his […]

Former UFC fighter Paul Kelly announces retirement from MMA

British MMA pioneer and former UFC fighter Paul Kelly will no longer compete in the cage. The 36-year-old from Liverpool announced his retirement from MMA in a lengthy Instagram post made Monday. Kelly (15-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) said his passion and drive to compete in MMA is not what it used to be. And with […]

Clay Collard blasts Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren boxing match: ‘It’s all fake to me’

Clay Collard thinks Jake Paul venturing into the world of boxing is disrespectful to the sport. MMA fighter Collard, who recently laced up the gloves to start a pro boxing career in 2017, has found success in the ring, amassing a record of 9-3-3. While Collard has captured plenty of headlines for his successful boxing […]

Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul Exhibition Boxing Match Postponed

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul postponed

Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul announced they would meet in the ring on Feb. 20. Then the world waited for details. Now, the online platform responsible for promoting the event has pumped the brakes on the event. Fanmio, which connects celebrities and fans for unique fan-driven experiences, on Tuesday confirmed […]

Watch Ben Askren unload on custom-made Jake Paul punching bag ahead of boxing match

Ben Askren can’t wait to get his hands on Jake Paul – quite literally. Askren, who’s scheduled to fight YouTube star Paul in an eight-round boxing match on April 17, has received a special gift to help him prepare. A sports equipment manufacturer called Combat Corner created a custom-made Jake Paul punching bag for Askren, and “Funky” […]

Michael Chandler predicts boxing success for Ben Askren: ‘Mark my words, I think he finishes Jake Paul’

Michael Chandler has the utmost confidence that Ben Askren will beat Jake Paul. Former Bellator champion and ex-UFC fighter Askren is scheduled to fight YouTube star Paul in an eight-round boxing match on April 17. Despite Paul’s inexperience as a boxer, many are befuddled at how Askren, who was known as a standout wrestler throughout his […]

Ben Askren expects Jake Paul to realize there’s a lot easier ways to make money in life after boxing him on April 17

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When YouTube celebrity turned boxer Jake Paul called out Ben Askren for a fight, the former Bellator and ONE champion was admittedly at a loss. It wasn’t because he hadn’t been called out before because that was just part of the job while Askren was in the middle of his mixed […]

MMA Junkie Radio #3126: Special guest Sam Alvey, Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren, more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “The Goze” is in the books. On Episode 3,126, the crew caught up with longtime UFC competitor Sam Alvey. In addition to chatting with “Smilin’ Sam,” we talked all things Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren; Justin Gaethje’s recent comments about Conor McGregor; Bellator’s 2021 […]

Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Dustin Poirier KOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s stellar debut, Ben Askren vs. Jake Paul

Between the Links returns for a special live edition following the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2021. Host Mike Heck is joined by reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Steven Marrocco as he looks to make it two straight against Jed Meshew following last week’s victory. This week, the panel will discuss the fallout of UFC […]

Video: Jake Paul learning ‘secrets’ from Jorge Masvidal in training session ahead of Ben Askren boxing match

Jake Paul and Jorge Masvidal | @jakepaul, Twitter Jake Paul is getting ready to fight Ben Askren by training with a UFC star who knows a thing or two about how to beat him. On Thursday, Paul, a popular YouTube star, released a clip of himself working with “BMF” champion Jorge Masvidal in preparation for […]

Ben Askren took Jake Paul talking about his wife perfectly in stride

In case you haven’t been on Twitter, Jake Paul has the ability to really get under people’s skin just by his mere existence – but especially when he talks trash. Ben Askren, though, is the kind of guy to take it all in stride. Case in point: During his interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on […]

Ex-Bellator, One Titleholder Ben Askren to Face Jake Paul in Boxing Match on April 17

Retired mixed martial artist Ben Askren is making his return to combat sports to face YouTube star Jake Paul in a professional boxing bout on April 17. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jake Paul predicts he’ll knock Ben Askren out faster than Jorge Masvidal

Jake Paul does not lack in confidence. The YouTube superstar turned celebrity boxer announced Tuesday his latest venture, an April 17 boxing match against former UFC star and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren. Paul also told ESPN he’ll knock Askren out faster than Jorge Masvidal’s famed flying knee at UFC 239. “I started boxing two years […]

Ex-Bellator, One Title Holder Ben Askren to Face Jake Paul in Boxing Match on April 17

Retired mixed martial artist Ben Askren is making his return to combat sports to face YouTube star Jake Paul in a professional boxing bout on April 17. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ben Askren unfazed by Jake Paul, boxing match critics: ‘I’ve stepped in the cage with trained killers’

Hey, critics, Ben Askren has heard you loud and clear – and he doesn’t seem to care. Scheduled to fight Jake Paul in an eight-round boxing match with 10-ounce gloves on April 17, Askren (0-0 boxing) is indifferent to the criticism he’s received since the fight was announced Tuesday – nor does he understand it. […]

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