five stats you must know about jake paul and ben askren 

jake paul and ben askren face off in a eight round bout tomorrow, ahead of their fight we share five interesting facts about each individual.

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'Funky' Ben Askren's fight purse against Jake Paul will be a whopping $500,000 plus a share of the PPV revenue.

Fight Purse 

Jake Paul is a social media behemoth and boasts a staggering 38.9 million followers across Instagram YouTube and Twitter.

Social Media Behemoth 

Ben Askren is on the receiving end of the quickest knockout in UFC history at 5 seconds.

Unwanted Record 

Jake Paul is 2-0 as a professional and has never made it past round two in his fight career.

Unblemished record 

Askren is a multiple-time Hodge Trophy winner and a former Olympian in the sport of freestyle wrestling.

Decorated Wrestler 

Unbeknownst to many, Paul is a former Disney Channel star and worked on the TV show bizaardvark

Former Disney Star 

Askren has been an MMA world champion with Bellator MMA and ONE FC in the welterweight division.

Multiple Organization champion

Among the many hats he dons, Jake is also a rapper with successful songs such as '23' and 'Fresh outta London'

Rap Career 

Askren is an avid disc golf player. He placed 2nd at the 2011 United States amateur disc golf championship

Disc Golf Champion

For his fight against Askren, Paul will get a staggering $690,000 plus a share of the PPV

Fight Purse

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