The first press conference for the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Triller boxing card is set to take place Friday in Las Vegas, and MMA Fighting will have live video of the proceedings.
YouTube star Paul returns to the ring for his third professional fight after knocking out Nate Robinson in highlight-reel fashion on the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. undercard. After repeatedly calling out Conor McGregor and Dillon Danis, he settled on Askren, who retired from MMA in 2019 after a pair of losses in the UFC. The former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder is a decorated grappler, but is competing in his first pro boxing match.
Check out the live video above. The press conference is expected to start at 5 p.m. ET.