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Jake Paul vs Ben Askren: UK start time, live stream info, TV channel, undercard for huge fight

JAKE PAUL returns to the ring this weekend for what should be the toughest fight of his career.

The YouTube sensation, 24, takes on former UFC star Ben Askren, 36, over eight rounds of boxing.

How the fighters compare ahead of this weekend’s bout

When is Jake Paul vs Ben Askren?

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren takes place on Saturday, April 17.

The undercard begins at 2am UK time, with the main event at around 5am UK time through the night into Sunday morning.

The big show will also feature musical performances by Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Major Lazer and Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40).

Ben Askren FACE-PALMED Jake Paul at their press conference

What live stream and TV channel is Jake Paul vs Ben Askren on?

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren will be broadcast live on Fite.TV and the Triller app.

The event is available to purchase for $23.99 (£17.42) on Fite.TV.

Who is fighting on the undercard?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir makes his boxing debut against ex-boxing star Steve Cunningham in what should be an intriguing clash.

  • Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren (Cruiserweight)
  • Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach (Light welterweight)
  • Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir (Heavyweight)
  • Joe Fournier vs. Reykon (Light heavyweight)
  • Junior Younan vs. Jeyson Minda (Super middleweight)
  • Lorenzo Simpson vs. Francisco Torres (Middleweight)
  • Quinton Randall vs. William Jackson (Welterweight)

What are the odds?

Jake Paul to win: 4/6

Ben Askren to win: 6/5

Draw: 14/1

Odds via Paddy Power correct at time of publication

What have they said?

Jake Paul: “You f****d up, Ben by taking this fight. April 17, I promised my team, my family, my brother who is there right next to you right now, I promise to make you go down as history as the world’s worst UFC fighter. 

Ben Askren: “We haven’t seen anything.

“The level of his competition was so low that it was almost impossible to tell if he is actually good at this.

“If there is one thing people respect about all fighters it’s the toughness to deal with adversity in battle and we have not seen that out of him.

“I don’t think he was hit hard by either one of those guys. They were so incredibly terrible at boxing. So we haven’t seen anything out of him yet.”