Jake Paul, Hasim Rahman Jr. Struggle canceled attributable to weight issues

The anticipated August 6 conflict between Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. at Madison Sq. Backyard will now not happen attributable to points surrounding Rahman’s weight.

Showtime Sports activities and extra worthwhile promotions announced the decision on Saturday night in a press release recounting the fighter’s incapacity to satisfy the contracted weight restrict of the bout. Paul was anticipated to face Rahman Jr., the son of former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, after intervening for British fighter Tommy Fury, who was denied entry to the US in late June.

Shortly after the announcement, Paul shared a video on Twitter explaining the state of affairs and providing his ideas on dropping a second opponent in simply over a month. The Youtuber-turned-boxer even went as far as to declare that each Rahman and Fury had been afraid of going through him at MSG.

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