Logan Paul Claims Jake’s Rival Showed ‘Real Strength’ in Freak Show Boxing Match

Published 11/20/2022, 12:30 PM EST
Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) stands in the ring prior to an exhibition boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (not pictured) at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

DAZN x Misfits Boxing brought the fans Hasim Rahman Jr. vs. former defensive end and UFC contender Greg Hardy. Despite there being a weight difference of 94lbs, Hardy and Rahman Jr. fought for four straight rounds. Logan Paul accompanied KSI, the CEO of Misfits Boxing, at the recent MF & DAZN: X SERIES 003. ‘The Maverick’ thoroughly enjoyed the fights.

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After the event was over, Paul took to Twitter to appreciate Jake Paul’s rival Hasim Rahman Jr. who lost via UD. In addition, Paul congratulated his partner, KSI, for putting up yet another entertaining event in the sport of boxing. Earlier this year, Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. were supposed to fight. However, at the very last moment, Rahman Jr. pulled out due to weight-making issues.

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Taking to Twitter, Paul said, “These MISFITS  X DAZN fights are incredibly entertaining. Hasim showed real strength tonight and Deen the great with an amazing comeback. Congrats on another great event @KSI.”

Despite the animosity between Rahman Jr. and ‘The Problem Child‘, ‘The Maverick’ admired Hasim’s fight. On the other hand, in spite of suffering two knockdowns, Deen snatched a knockout win.

Jake Paul is busy making negotiations for his next fight

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Just a week ago, the younger brother of KSI, Deji fought Floyd Mayweather at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, UAE. After Mayweather vs. Deji, now KSI records a successful and entertaining Misfits Boxing x DAZN fight night. While the rest of the YouTube community unlocks one achievement after another in ‘freak show’ boxing, Paul makes arrangements to face Tommy Fury in the ring.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 29: Most Valuable Promotions founder Jake Paul speaks during the Weigh-In leading up to the World Lightweight Title fight between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 29, 2022 in New York, New York. The bout will be the first women’s combat sports fight to headline Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Recently, Paul and Fury made it public that they were working on paperwork to sign a deal. On October 29, Jake Paul defeated former UFC champion, Anderson Silva, in boxing.

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With all that said, what do you think of Logan Paul appreciating Hasim Rahman Jr. and congratulating KSI? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a final year undergraduate student of English literature. A passionate content creator, he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Edited By: Ajinkya Aswale

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