Jake Paul has no shortage of ability opponents after making short work of Ben Askren on Saturday.
The polarizing YouTube star wished lower than two minutes to clobber Askren and rating a first-spherical TKO victory in the heavily hyped Triller Battle Club indispensable match. Powerful of the procure to the boxing bout revolved around the retired Askren’s accolades in MMA, with “Funky” having won welterweight titles in Bellator and ONE Championship as successfully as owning a possess over earlier UFC champion Robbie Lawler. So when he fell short against Paul, a chain of vital MMA fighters stepped up on social media to anguish the social media megastar.
More than likely at the delivery became Askren’s shut buddy and teammate Tyron Woodley, who became correct about a feet away in Askren’s corner on strive against night when Paul picked up the possess.
Woodley responded to a brash tweet from Paul, threatening to seize him out in the occasion that they ever met in the ring.
Ride asserting you’re a fighter for one more day. Try that shit against me i am catching a body @jakepaul And likewise you mob with hoes. I would now not dart into a pillow strive against with them. https://t.co/CKVwEH5Yj2
— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) April 18, 2021
“Ride asserting you’re a fighter for one more day,” Woodley wrote. “Try that sh*t on against me I’m catching a body [Jake Paul]. And likewise you mob with hoes. I wouldn’t dart into a pillow strive against with them.”
Woodley wasn’t basically the most efficient earlier UFC champion offering his products and companies as B.J. Penn became also snappily to chime in, tagging Triller and telling them “ship me a contract and I may fortunately knock this f*cker out in a single spherical.”
Unsurprisingly, longtime Paul rival Dillon Danis most frequently identified as for the strive against, adding “Let me place the MMA neighborhood.”
let me place the mma neighborhood
— Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) April 18, 2021
Danis and Paul own been embroiled in an ongoing feud, which involves an incident this past December thru which Paul made Danis the target of a force-by water balloon assault. The ability matchup drew the ardour of Bellator President Scott Coker, who acknowledged he’d be nice looking to e book a two-strive against sequence for the two thru which one bout became competed beneath boxing principles and the numerous beneath MMA principles.
Even UFC Vegas 24 indispensable match victor Robert Whittaker got in on the motion when requested about doubtlessly preventing Paul, joking with journalists later in the evening that he would gladly value on for that matchup and at a more cost-effective mark than what Askren became paid.
“Yeah, I’d strive against him for much less,” Whittaker acknowledged of Paul.
Test up on more Paul callouts beneath:
Kinda sucks to utter however Ben askren gonna procure whooped tonight and it’s a rattling disgrace however perchance that YouTube guy will step up and strive against any individual that basically is aware of learn the solution to strive against #wrestlingaintfighting #pickme
— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) April 17, 2021
Aloof love Ben Askren I enjoyed his wrestling profession and mma profession he doubtlessly would own it wrestled me in an mma strive against however I’ll fortunately avenge this loss for him! Jake and snoop at same time https://t.co/6mnXn5sQfN
— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) April 18, 2021
A Jake Stan? I’ve viewed it all now
— Chris Leben (@ChrisLebenMMA) April 18, 2021
I’d basically minimize the burden
— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) April 18, 2021
In a galaxy far far-off. That wants to be the next strive against
— phil baroni (@philbaroni) April 18, 2021