Hasim Rahman Jr. will maintain an official weigh-in at present on the iconic Gleason’s Gymnasium in Brooklyn to show Jake Paul unsuitable about canceling their combat.
Paul pulled out of a scheduled August sixth combat citing causes not many agreed throughout the sport. Rahman mentioned he might make the 205-pound contracted weight restrict.
Nevertheless, Madison Sq. Backyard was lower than 25% offered upon wanting on the official Ticketmaster gross sales. Rahman says he’ll now make the stipulated calls for by Paul to show the YouTuber canceled of his personal accord.
Hasim Rahman Jr
In a press release launched to World Boxing Information, Rahman mentioned the next: “The 12-1 heavyweight’s matchup scheduled for Saturday, August 6 at Madison Sq. Backyard in opposition to former youngster actor Jake Paul was abruptly canceled by Paul primarily based on unfounded excuse over Raham’s weight.
“Hasim Rahman Jr. will endure a public weigh-in and media availability at Gleason’s Gymnasium on Friday, August 5, 2022.”
Hasim Rahman Sr, the previous heavyweight champion who knocked out Lennox Lewis, gave Jake Paul each barrels within the run-up to the doomed combat.
“We’re wanting ahead to knocking Jake out. I really feel like whenever you get a sure standing, you begin feeling invincible.
“You begin considering you are able to do all of it. But it surely’s one factor to say one thing and one other to go on the market and do it.
“So when he has to exit and do it, he’s going to appreciate it wasn’t as simple as he thought it might be – as soon as he wakes up.
“I really feel like we don’t need to search for a KO. I really feel like now we have superior boxing expertise.
Jake Paul knockout
“His boxing IQ is far higher than Jake Paul’s, and I simply personally really feel just like the knockout goes to come back.
“Timing beats velocity. We received the larger, stronger fighter. We’ve received the attain benefit. We management the gap of the combat. We management how this combat goes.
“If we wish to make it a slugfest, we’ll make it a slugfest. If we make it a boxing clinic, we’ll make it a boxing clinic.
“All of it will depend on what type we wish to combat. We are going to dictate the combat you’re going to see.
“We’re probably not involved with Jake Paul’s energy. We don’t want to indicate how good our chin is. We don’t want to indicate what his proper hand can do.
“What we are able to do is take his proper hand away from him. We aren’t going to get hit with the correct hand, but when we do, we’ll hearth again with our counter.
“It’s going to be an thrilling combat. Jake Paul can combat. Don’t get it twisted. However I’m not impressed by the knockouts he’s had.
“I don’t actually really feel like he’s knocked out a fighter but.”
Jake Paul’s sham boxing profession
Sadly for Rahman Jr, he by no means received the possibility to meet his father’s prophecy.
If he makes the load efficiently, although – and why would he stage the occasion if he can’t – Paul’s profession in boxing will look an excellent worse sham than it already does.