Rapper Snoop Dogg has instructed UFC boss Dana White to place his cash the place his mouth is and enter right into a wager with him on the winner of the boxing bout between YouTuber Jake Paul and former MMA star Ben Askren.
White stated lately on Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin’ podcast that he was prepared to guess a cool $1 million that former UFC contender Askren would beat Paul once they step into the ring on April 17 on the Mercedes-Benz Enviornment in Atlanta, in a bout organized beneath the Triller Combat Membership banner.
Askren, 36, is a former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight champion who fought 3 times in the UFC earlier than retiring in 2019.
Paul, 24, shot to fame as a YouTuber however has since carved a distinct segment as a wannabe boxer, profitable his two skilled bouts to this point – the final of which noticed an explosive KO of former NBA participant Nate Robinson on the Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr undercard in November.
Snoop Dogg was a part of the commentary crew that night time, and has backed Paul to have his hand raised towards White’s man Askren.
Certainly, the veteran rapper is so assured he has instructed the UFC boss to double his $1 million wager.
“Hey Dana White, I see you bought religion in your boy, proper?!” Snoop Dogg stated in a video shared by TMZ.
“You say you bought 1,000,000?! You’re the CEO of UFC. You bought greater than 1,000,000. Put up TWO. Put up $2 million and we’ll match it.
“C’mon Dana, what you ready on?! Your cash is sweet.
“Yeah, I bought Jake. Combat night time. That is my man. That is my canine within the battle. $2 million. Holla at me, Dana White.”
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Paul himself has already challenged White to an analogous deal, though the UFC chief is but to reply.
White has beforehand dismissed Paul’s preventing credentials and people of his brother Logan, who holds related boxing ambitions to his sibling.
“It’s all a giant gimmick… If individuals are dumb sufficient to spend their cash watching that sh*t, I don’t know what to let you know. Good luck to them,” White stated.
The UFC chief has even threatened to unleash two-weight girls’s champion Amanda Nunes on Jake Paul, claiming she would “put him in a coma.”
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