JAKE PAUL can pay all undercard fighters 50 per cent of their contracted purses, regardless of his bout with Hasim Rahman Jr being cancelled.
Paul was as a result of struggle Rahman Jr tonight, however the struggle was axed when Paul accused his opponent of shifting the goalposts for the agreed weight.
Jake Paul has introduced the undercard fighters will every obtain half their contracted pursesCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Paul was as a result of struggle Hasim Rahman JrCredit: Getty Images – Getty
However, it has been confirmed by Paul’s staff that every fighter who will obtain 50 per cent of their contracted purse.
In a press release, Most Valuable Promotions, mentioned: “The undercard boxers who had been set to struggle right this moment as a part of the Jake Paul & Amanda Serrano MVP occasion spent numerous hours coaching each bodily and mentally to organize to struggle on one of many largest phases of their careers.
“These undercard fighters abided by the phrases of their contracts and Jake and MVP are extraordinarily disenchanted that the occasion cancellation adversely impacted them.
“All different undercard fighters of the occasion shall be receiving a cost instantly from Jake Paul of fifty% of their contracted purse quantity and are freed from any contractual obligations to the promotion.”
However, the beneficiant supply doesn’t embody Amanda Serrano, Ashton Sylve, and Brandun Lee as a result of them being “within the means of rescheduling their bouts towards their respective opponents.”
Rahman Jr nonetheless weighed in for the struggle regardless of its cancellation, coming in at 206lbs.
He labelled the YouTuber turned boxer as “scared,” after hitting the scales 1lb over.
With SunSport in attendance at Gleason’s boxing gymnasium in New York, Rahman mentioned: “Stop being scared Jake.
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“They wanna see us struggle, they wanna see you within the ring with an actual fighter, you have received an actual fighter proper right here prepared to make 205.
“Stop being scared and struggle. It’s that easy.”
Paul is focusing on an October return to the ring with a number of opponents, together with controversial determine Andrew Tate, in consideration.