Morning Report: Chael Sonnen: Hasim Rahman Jr. tried pulling ‘scumbag switch’ with Jake Paul have compatibility

Morning Report: Chael Sonnen: Hasim Rahman Jr. tried pulling ‘scumbag switch’ with Jake Paul have compatibility

Hasim Rahman Jr. won’t be getting his chance handy Jake Paul his first loss in boxing in the end.

Largely considered the principle “exact” boxer that Paul was once set to face, Rahman’s shot at popularity and fortune fell via this earlier weekend when it was once presented the bout was once canceled as a result of weight issues on Rahman’s facet. The bout was once scheduled to occur at 200 pounds with each pound Rahman went over that implies he’d be forced to forfeit 25 percent of his purse, in step with him.

Most Precious Promotions have since come out mentioning that Rahman’s camp an expert them throughout the week that he planned on combating at 215 pounds and didn’t want to fight at any weight lower, resulting in his removal. The have compatibility was once to occur the Saturday night time in Madison Sq. Garden.

Thus begs the question why go through all this hassle and build-up only to plant a flag in this type of taste? For former three-time UFC identify challenger, Chael Sonnen, he believes worry is the ultimate factor.

“There is a lot on this, where do you want to start to unpack this?” Sonnen said on his YouTube channel. “I begged Jake Paul, I begged Jake Paul to listen to me, he will have to not respect enough of what I said, he hears it although, he shared that with me. I begged him. Jake, don’t do the Tommy Fury issue. No longer only does Tommy not want that fight, neither does the community of boxing, they’re setting you up.

“They’re setting you up on account of they, the community, are merely as scared as the men inside the locker room that you simply’re as good as you’re saying you are. The community does not want to accept that an intruder, who did not get began this as a second technology the day he were given right here out of the womb, is usually a main fit and a box administrative center draw. They just don’t want to, they’re going to talk you into Tommy Fury and the second you say positive, they’re going to start out tearing you down so that your loss seems to be like magnificent, and your victory seems to be like small. I begged him … he went after Tommy anyway and Tommy does what we promised, what would happen [and that’s pull out].”

Taking into consideration the conclusion to this brief saga with Rahman, it’s extraordinarily no longer going Paul will look to rebook the matchup. The question now merely remains as to whether or not Paul goes once more to coping with further of a “well-known individual” type of opponent or each different MMA celebrity.

In Paul’s first 5 fits as a certified boxer, he’s defeated the likes of a fellow YouTuber, a former NBA player, and two former welterweight MMA champions, Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.

“‘Top’ Rahman Jr. tried to tug a scumbag switch,” Sonnen said. “That’s on him, that’s a part of his method, any other other people aren’t going to like it, I don’t like it any time you don’t honor your deal.”


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Frenemies.

I need further champs did this.

Damn, Luke.

Elegance.

Lifestyles.

Let’s.

Tease.

The snoring was once A+.

Hmm…

Oh…

The ever-rare sliding Sugiyama.

Warring parties, man.

Comeback trail.

The champion has a name…


Phil De Fries (21-6, 1 NC) vs. Ricardo Prasel (13-3); KSW 74, Sept. 4

Muhammad Mokaev (8-0, 1 NC) vs. Malcolm Gordon (14-5); UFC 280, Oct. 22

Andrei Arlovski (34-20, 2 NC) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (19-9-1); UFC Fight Night time, Oct. 29


I nevertheless can’t get better from Seika Izawa’s potency from Sunday morning. She remains unreal.

Thanks for finding out!


Last Week’s Results:

Friday: 76% of 633 total votes replied “No” when asked, “Will Conor McGregor return in 2022?”

Thursday: 72% of 528 total votes replied “Derrick Lewis” when asked, “Who wins this weekend?” Sergei Pavlovich defeated Lewis by the use of first-round TKO (punches) at UFC 277.

Wednesday: 67% of 557 total votes replied “Brandon Moreno” when asked, “Who wins this weekend?” Moreno defeated Kai Kara-France by the use of third-round TKO (body kick and punches) at UFC 277.

Tuesday: 61% of 641 total votes replied “Amanda Nunes” when asked, “Who wins this weekend?” Nunes defeated Julianna Pena by the use of unanimous decision inside the UFC 277 main fit.

Monday: 57% of 783 total votes replied “Yan-O’Malley” when asked, “What UFC 280 fight are you further concerned about?” At bantamweight, the identify can also be on the line that night time since the champion, Aljamain Sterling, defends in opposition to T.J. Dillashaw.

In recent times’s cross out poll:

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