‘Put up $2 million and we’ll match it’ – Snoop Dogg’s offer to Dana White for the upcoming Jake Paul vs Ben Askren fight

Former UFC fighter Ben Askren takes on Jake Paul on the 17th of April, later this year.


Former UFC fighter Ben Askren will be taking on YouTuber Jake Paul in a boxing match on the 17th of April. This will be Ben Askren’s pro-boxing debut.

Elsewhere, Askren’s former boss Dana White seems pretty confident that he can easily pull off a victory against Jake Paul. Speaking in a recent episode of Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Dana claimed, “I hope you can bet on this thing, cause I’ll bet a million dollars that he loses this f*cking fight. Bet a million dollars that he loses this fight. I hope we can bet on this.”

Dana’s offer spread like wildfire and Jake Paul immediately replied, “Dana let’s double the bet up!” Paul wrote on Instagram. “$2 Million. We wire the money into escrow. $4 million total. Winner takes all.” More recently, popular rapper Snoop Dogg who is siding with Jake Paul, has asked Dana White to bet 2 million on Ben Askren.

‘I see you got faith in your boy right’

Snoop Dogg was quoted as saying, “Hey Dana White, I see you got faith in your boy right? Going up against my guy Jake. You say you got a million? You’re the CEO of UFC. You got more than a million. Put up two. Put up $2 million and we’ll match it.”

Jake Paul is currently 2-0 up in his professional boxing career, although both the fights have been against non-combat sports personalities – YouTuber AnesonGib and Basketballer Nate Robinson. This will be the first time he will be taking on a combat-sports athlete (still, not a boxer).

Askren, on the other hand, has not competed since 2019, when he announced his retirement against Demian Maia. The renowned wrestler will be looking forward to starting his boxing career with a bang.

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