“YouTuber Jake Paul takes to the boxing ring this weekend in the first Triller Fight Club event of 2021. The April 17 card features the polarizing internet celebrity taking on ONE Championship champion Ben Askren in a live pay-per-view event streaming on FITE.tv. The Paul vs. Askren fight takes place this Saturday, April 17 live from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. With Covid precautions still in place, only 100 lucky ‘Golden Ticket’ winners were invited to be in the stands for the event.
“In addition to the highly-anticipated matchup between Paul and Askren, the Triller Fight Club event will feature performances from Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo and Major Lazer. It will also feature the first-ever performance and debut of the hip-hop supergroup Mt. Westmore, featuring Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort, and E-40.
“Snoop is a co-owner in the Triller Fight Club brand, and the company says the rapper helped to personally choose the fighters and musical acts for this event.
“The April 17th card will be Triller Fight Club’s first in a series of 2021 special events, following the debut Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. PPV fight in 2020, which Triller says was the eighth most successful fight PPV in history.” Read the full article on Rolling Stone
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