Twitter Destorys Ivan Redkach for Faking a Low Blow on the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Fight Card

Published 04/18/2021, 12:38 AM EDT

The co-main event on the Triller Fight card between Jake Paul and Ben Askren saw Ivan Redkach take on Regis Prograis in a 10-round super lightweight bout. The fight started off well for both men as they both landed a few good shots early on. 


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However, as the fight progressed, ‘Rougarou’ got a better read on ‘The Killer’. Prograis landed early and often with some devastating left hooks. 

The fight ended when ‘Rougarou’ landed an inch-perfect shot to the body, ‘The Killer’ however played it off as a low blow and fell to the ground in pain. Later, the replays showed that the fight-ending punch was a legal blow. Hence, fans on Twitter were enraged by the same and absolutely destroyed Redkach for his antics. 


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Ivan Redkach faces the wrath of fans on Twitter

A fan branded Redkach the most ‘sorriest excuse of a fighter’.

A fan sarcastically congratulated Redkach.

Preston Aaron was extremely critical of Redkach.

Edwin Ramos thought it was an Oscar-worthy performance. What did you think?

Jake had a fresh perspective of how the fight played out and the criticism for Redkach.

Rapper Snoop Dogg’s commentary during the fight was extremely hilarious as pointed out by a fan.

Another fan suggested that Ivan faked the low blow, as he knew he did not stand a chance to win the fight tonight.

Redkach’s inability to continue meant Prograis won by technical decision.

A fan berated ‘The Killer’ for faking a low blow and costing him money.

This fan does not think Redkach was hit below the belt, do you agree?

Another fan awarded an Oscar to Redkach for his performance.

Drew was also extremely critical of ‘The Killer’ for taking the easy way out.

Safe to say ‘The Killer’ has not won over a lot of fans with his performance tonight. One such fan, edited Ivan Redkach’s Wikipedia page to reflect what he claimed was the true reason the Ukrainian pugilist suffered a defeat.


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What did you make of the fight-ending strike? Was it a low blow or was it a clean shot? Let us know in the comments below!


Kevin Binoy

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.



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