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Boxing Results: Jake Paul defeats Askren, Regis Prograis defeats Redkach

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

Internet sensation Jake Paul proved he has some boxing chops as well, scoring a first round TKO over former Bellator and OneFC Championship champion Ben Askren tonight at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The thrilling finish completed a standout night of boxing and entertainment that saw several outstanding matchups as well as world-class musical acts performing for a live Pay Per View audience worldwide.

Paul landed a straight right hand that felled Askren midway through the first round. Though Askren got back on his feet, the referee called the fight at 1:59. “The PRBLM Child” runs his record to 3-0, all victories by knockout.

Other winners in the featured undercard bouts included Regis Prograis of New Orleans (26-1, 21 KOs), who won a technical decision against Ivan Redkach (Shostka, Ukraine); Steve Cunningham of Philadelphia, who toppled MMA champion Frank Mir of Las Vegas by unanimous decision; and Joe Fournier of London (now 9-0 with nine KOs), who stopped music sensation “Reykon” (Andres Felipe Robledo Lodono) with a third-round TKO.

Earlier in the evening, two other undercard bouts went the distance, with unanimous decisions going to Brooklyn’s Junior Younan (15-0-1, 10 KOs) over Jeyson Minda of Quito, Ecuador; and Quinton Randall, Houston (8-0, 2 KOs) against William Jackson of Cincinnati.

The evening included performances by Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Major Lazer, and the exclusive world premiere of the hip hop supergroup Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40) performing for their first time ever together. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Bert Marcus will lead and direct the creative storytelling for the Triller Fight Club event.

In addition to being a co-owner, Snoop also provides strategic counsel to Triller Fight Club, helping to select fighters and musical acts for the show-stopping events. An entertainment expert who has successfully maneuvered through a range of projects in a variety of different fields, Snoop secured his spot as a fan favorite during Triller’s first sporting event, Tyson vs. Jones.

Main event:

Jake Paul, Cleveland (3-0, 3 KOs) def. Ben Askren, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (0-1/boxing, 19-2-0, 6 Kos/MMA), cruiserweight, TKO, 1st round 1:59

Undercard:

Regis Prograis, New Orleans (26-1, 21 KOs) def. Ivan Redkach, Shostka, Ukraine (23-6, 18 KOs), super lightweight, technical decision

Steve Cunningham, Philadelphia (30-9-1, 13 KOs), def. Frank Mir, Las Vegas (0-1 boxing, 18-11-0, 14KOs/MMA), heavyweight, unanimous decision

Joe Fournier, London (9-0, 9 KOs), def. Andres Felipe Robledo Lodono (“Reykon”), Envigado, Colombia (0-1), light heavyweight, TKO, 3rd

Junior Younan, Brooklyn (16-0-1, 10 KOs), def. Jeyson Minda, Quito, Ecuador (14-5-1, 8 KOs), super middleweight, unanimous decision

Quinton Randall, Houston (8-0, 2 KOs) def. William Jackson, Cincinnati (13-3-2, 2 KOs), welterweight, unanimous decision

(Photos by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Regis Prograis reacts after a stoppage in his junior welterweight bout against Ivan Redkach during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Regis Prograis and Ivan Redkach trade punches in their junior welterweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Regis Prograis and Ivan Redkach trade punches in their junior welterweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Ivan Redkach punches Regis Prograis in their junior welterweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Ivan Redkach lays in the ring in his junior welterweight bout against Regis Prograis during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jeyson Minda punches Junior Younan in their super middleweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Junior Younan punches Jeyson Minda in their super middleweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jeyson Minda punches Junior Younan in their super middleweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Quinton Randall and William Jackson trade punches in their middleweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Quinton Randall celebrates after defeating William Jackson in their middleweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: William Jackson kneels on the mat in his middleweight bout against Quinton Randall during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Frank Mir punches Steve Cunningham in their heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Steve Cunningham punches Frank Mir in their heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Frank Mir punches Steve Cunningham in their heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Joe Fournier punches Reykon in their light heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Joe Fournier and Reykon react following their light heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

- Latest Regis Prograis Steve Cunningham

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Joe Fournier punches Reykon in their light heavyweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)




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