Jake Paul Backs Out of Wrestling Match With Ben Askren

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Jake Paul (L) celebrates with his brother, Logan, after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

YouTube star Jake Paul earned the biggest win of his boxing career on Saturday night, defeating former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren via first-round TKO. And now, “The Problem Child” is backing out of a proposed wrestling match with “Funky.”

Last week, Paul confirmed to the media that he and Askren were going to wrestle after their boxing match. The contest would have given Askren a chance to compete in something that he’s highly experienced at, unlike boxing. He’s a world-class wrestler, who competed in the Olympics in 2008 and used his grappling to earn a 19-2 MMA record.

But, Paul is no longer willing to grapple Funky.

Recently taking to Twitter, Paul tweeted, “I doubled Ben Askrens Instagram following within 3 months. Made him the biggest pay day of his life KO’d him in 1 minute And this douchebag still talking s***. Isn’t life funny?”

“What I love about power is having the ability to put people on and choosing not to,” he continued. “Ben and I were supposed to have a wrestling PPV match after their fight which would have easily generated millions of dollars. Im choosing not to do it anymore because he’s a f****** loser.”

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