Jake Paul is set to go toe-to-toe with Ben Askrenin a boxing match on April 16, and several big names in the music industry are slated to perform at the upcoming event.
YouTube star Jake Paul is currently deviating his focus to a full-time fighting career, He has scored one victory before becoming a professional boxer, and two after becoming a full-time boxer.
While he has already made a name for himself, Jake is yet to face off against a veteran fighter. This will change next month when he takes on former UFC star Ben Askren in the ring. On Mar. 17, it was revealed that a slew of big names in the music biz would grace the fight’s festivities.
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Major Lazer, Diplo, the Black Keys, Justin Bieber, Saweetie, and Doja Cat will be performing at Jake Paul vs Ben Askren. This will be a four-hour show produced by actress Malea Rose and directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Bert Marcus, Dexerto reported.
On top of that, Too $hort, Ice Cube, and Snoop Dogg’s rap group, Mt. Westmore will make its debut at the event. “This event is more like making a tentpole movie than a boxing match,” Triller Network’s co-controlling shareholder Ryan Kavanaugh said.
An all-star artist line-up with a boxing card that mixes pop culture phenoms, legends, and rising stars; we are giving the world something that has never been seen or done before,” Kavanaugh added.
With the fight just around the corner, Jake has piqued the interest of fans of music, as well as boxing. He has set a high bar for all upcoming YouTuber boxing fights.
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