Rahman To Paul: Any individual Can Get To 5-0 Fighting Nobodies; I’m Gonna F— You Up!
NEW YORK – Hasim Rahman Jr. took explicit exception Tuesday to Jake Paul’s promise to triumph over him up when they sq. off August 6 at Madison Sq. Garden.
Rahman perplexed the caliber of opponents Paul has crushed inside the content material subject material author’s 5 professional boxing suits. The 31-year-old son of a former heavyweight champion will be the first professional boxer his antagonist has fought, which Rahman promised will outcome within the polarizing Paul’s downfall in their eight-round cruiserweight fight.
“Who have you ever ever ever beat up?,” Rahman asked Paul during their press conference at Madison Sq. Garden. “Who have you ever ever ever beat up? You ain’t beat up nobody! You ain’t beat up nobody!”
Paul, 25, knocked out fellow YouTuber Ali Eson Gib, former NBA degree guard Nate Robinson and UFC veteran Ben Askren in his first 3 fights. After defeating former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley by the use of lower up solution in his fourth fight, the Westlake, Ohio native viciously knocked out Woodley inside the sixth round of their rematch December 18 at Amalie Space in Tampa, Florida.
Paul (5-0, 4 KOs) was once as soon as supposed to fight Tommy Fury, a half-brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, on December 18 and another time August 6. Rahman modified Fury ultimate week, this time on account of Fury (8-0, 4 KOs) couldn’t travel to the US to oppose Paul.
“You ain’t beat up nobody,” Rahman reiterated. “Any individual can get to 5-0 combating nobodies. Come on, man. You ain’t fought nobody that boxed previous than. You fought everybody in they debut, and then rematched any person. Prevent it, bruh. Prevent it.”
Rahman (12-1, 6 KOs) was once as soon as in no mood to make a wager with Paul, each. When Rahman refused to wager money on the lead to their Showtime Pay-In keeping with-View number one event, Paul endured and introduced that the winner might simply alternate the loser’s Instagram take care of to regardless of he wishes.
Rahman refused that provide, too.
“I’m not entertaining you and your content material subject material, bruh,” Rahman discussed. “I’m proper right here to whup your ass. I’m gonna f— you up on August 6th. And that’s the bottom line – degree blank, length. No menstrual cycle.”
James McKenzie Morrison (20-0-2, 18 KOs), a son of late WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, beat Rahman by the use of technical knockout in Rahman’s most recent fight. Rahman, a Baltimore native, was once as soon as ahead 40-36 on all 3 scorecards when McKenzie Morrison dropped him inside the fifth round and stopped him after Rahman reached his ft.
Paul is listed as a 2-1 favorite to triumph over Rahman partly on account of Rahman out of place his ultimate bout by the use of TKO. Rahman, who has fought at heavyweight during his five-year skilled career, moreover must make the cruiserweight prohibit of 200 pounds the day previous than he opposes Paul.
“He’s gonna get beat up by the use of a singer, a musician, a sea-shell collector, a amateur,” Paul discussed. “I’m a Disney boy. I’m a YouTuber.”