Daniel Cormier, Ariel Helwani, Aljamain Sterling, and more combat sports pros react to Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren at Triller Fight Club
UFC and boxing stars had their eyes on Saturday's main event. Take a look at their real-time reactions.
This is absolutely crazy! Come on @Benaskren ! Beat this dude Ass man— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) April 18, 2021
Jake Paul walked out to Justin beiber and a transformer ----— Charles Byrd (@dynamitebyrd170) April 18, 2021
Oh man. Buffer just called him “Askew.” Cmon man!— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 18, 2021
Triller out here trying to claim that they have the best ring announcer when the man can’t even say “Askren” right ----— Chase Hooper (@chase_hooper) April 18, 2021
Paul drops Askren with a big right— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 18, 2021
Stfu!!!!! No way!! #AskrenVsPaul— Renee Paquette (@ReneePaquette) April 18, 2021
Who paid the ref? #PaulAskren— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 18, 2021
Bit surprised by the stoppage. Askren was up. Seemed like the end was near but ... alas.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 18, 2021
Oh it's fight night so a bunch of people thinks it's a dive or rigged instead of a really inexperienced striker getting the shit knocked out of them— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) April 18, 2021
Ben Askren just made $500k plus PPV points for 1 minute of fighting. He might have lost, but the guy is still a winner.— Adam Martin (@MMAdamMartin) April 18, 2021
Paul set it up with a jab and a straight right.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 18, 2021
Say what you will about Paul, he has power. He has fundamentals. There’s no debating this.
The question is, who’s next and how far can this all go. So far, so good.
Wtf was that— Charles Byrd (@dynamitebyrd170) April 18, 2021
it’s on 100% send me the contract let’s do this i’m gonna put this cunt out cold pic.twitter.com/qgWj0A55gu— Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) April 18, 2021
We may need you to ask the hard hitting question again.— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) April 18, 2021
Stoppage wasn't great, but Askren was in huge trouble. I dunno. Seems like the fight was made to boost Paul's 'authenticity' and popularity and I bet it worked well at least as far as future paydays go.— Luke Thomas (@lthomasnews) April 18, 2021
Man look at this shit. That’s so crazy me and Dan Dan react to the knockout on his YouTube/dandancormier pic.twitter.com/RMvhxAjC9Y— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) April 18, 2021
Me watching that boxing fight like... pic.twitter.com/C9Bj02TwnS— SARAYA (@RealPaigeWWE) April 18, 2021
Snake Paul vs Asscream was a work. #TrillerFightClub— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) April 18, 2021
I’m watching a real fighters fighting Paul beat Asskren? How?— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) April 18, 2021
Hole shit Ben ------------ https://t.co/RFQ4U7F8w4— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) April 18, 2021
Sorry world :(— Funky (@Benaskren) April 18, 2021
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