Jake Paul’s combat with Hasim Rahman Jr. has been canceled attributable to points with Rahman’s weight.
The highly-anticipated combat between Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. has been canceled attributable to a weight issue with Rahman. The information was introduced by Paul’s Most Priceless Promotions (MVP) on Saturday.
“MVP and Jake Paul won’t reward somebody that has performed themselves in such a deceiving and calculated method,” the assertion learn. “Subsequently, MVP is left with no selection however to cancel the August sixth occasion. This compelled end result impacts Jake Paul, Amanda Serrano and each different fighter on this card who’ve educated tirelessly over the previous few months for this occasion. The boxing group should maintain Hasim Rahman Jr. responsible for his lack of professionalism.”
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Scheduled for August 6, the combat was to be held at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard with Amanda Serrano and Brenda Carabajal booked because the co-main occasion of the cardboard.
MVP states that Rahman had signed a contract to weigh in at 200 kilos, however this was later renegotiated to 205 kilos. Lastly, MVP’s assertion claims that Rahman’s camp threatened to withdraw if the load was not introduced as much as 215 kilos.
“Upon receiving this new contract Saturday morning, Rahman’s camp indicated for the very first time that he deliberate to weigh 215 lbs. on the official weigh-in and wouldn’t comply with weigh-in at 205 kilos and informing Most Priceless Promotions that they’re pulling out of the combat until the combat was agreed to at 215 kilos.”