The story of Jake Paul continues – his fight against Hasim Rahman Jr has been officially cancelled.
‘Son of the Problem’ is originally set to fight Tommy Fury at Madison Square Garden on August 6 but the fight was called into question when Brit tried to board a plane to America for his first press conference but was denied entry.
After many times going back and forth on social networks That fight has been officially canceled and Paul named Rahman Jr, son of former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman Sr, as his new opponent.
But that war, along with the event, is now officially over. Through the advertising agency “Most Valuable Promotion”, Paul released statement on the cancellation of Rahman’s weight claim as the reason the match was postponed:
“Since weighing in at 216 pounds on July 7, Rahman and his camp have offered reassurance after publicly and privately assuring that he is on track to do the weight gain by August 5th goes the extra mile to provide a signed letter by an accredited dietitian that his weight loss is progressing without problems according to the weight tests weekly weight is required by the New York State Athletic Commission. Over the past 48 hours, it has become clear that these guarantees were not made in good faith.”
“On Friday, Rahman submitted a weight test to the New York State Athletic Commission. This led the commission to declare that it would not sanction fighting at less than £205.”
– Most Valuable Promotion (@MostVpromotions) July 31, 2022
The rude American then took personal social media accounts stated that Rahman, like Tommy Fury, was scared to face him in the ring:
“First Tommy Fury fumbled and now Hasim Rahman collapses.”
Rahman Jr immediately countered that Paul was at fault:
“Jake and his “team” canceled this fight, not me! The fight didn’t go their way, not the MINE! “
The August 6 pay-per-view event at Madison Square Garden is also set to have female star Amanda Serrano defend her title against Brenda Carabajal – it’s not yet clear if that match is scheduled. again or not.