Jake Paul defeats Andre August by KO in Round 1: Fight card, results, more
YouTube star Jake Paul stepped into the ring with 35-year-old professional boxer Andre August in one of the toughest challenges he’s faced yet. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.
On his path to becoming a world champion, Jake Paul touched gloves with Andre August on December 15, a 10-1 professional boxer for his most recent fight.
After facing criticism for his choice of opponents in the past, Paul put it all on the line by stepping into the ring with a rival that has more experience in the ring — and a better record than him with several wins by knockout.
Jake Paul rose to the challenge and ended up sending his opponent to the floor with a knockout in Round 1, marking a major victory in one of the biggest tests of his career.
Jake Paul vs Andre August fight card & results
|Jake Paul vs. Andre August
|Shadasia Green vs. Franchón Crews-Dezurn
|Yoenis Tellez vs. Livan Navarro
|Lorenzo Medina vs. Joshua Temple
Jake Paul sends Andre August to the canvas
Although fans and critics alike were critical of Jake’s choice of opponent and taking on a 10-1 pro boxer, Jake managed to quash expectations with a first round knockout.
After just over two minutes feeling out the fight against August, using swift footwork to dance around his opponent, Jake knocked his rival on the chin.
August toppled to the floor, securing Jake’s victory, which the Problem Child celebrated by crossing his arms and looking pointedly into the camera.
With a win against a 10-1 pro boxer now under his belt, Jake’s got another big announcement coming up in a week from fight night, which he teased in his post-matchinterview.
When was Jake Paul vs Andre August?
Jake Paul vs Andre August took place on December 15. The event got underway beginning with the undercard bouts at 8 PM EST, or 1 AM GMT on December 16 for UK viewers.
The main event kicked off at roughly 11 PM EST / 4 AM GMT, where fans saw Jake Paul and Andre August put on their gloves and go blow-for-blow.
Where to watch Jake Paul vs Andre August
Jake Paul vs Andre August took place at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Tickets to the event were up for grabs via Ticketmaster. Or, fans could tune into the action from home via the DAZN App.
If you’d like to watch the fight from the comfort of your own home, Jake Paul vs Andre August is streamed exclusively on DAZN. The fight is available in over 200 countries.
However, in order to tune in, you’ll need to purchase a DAZN subscription. US citizens can tune in for a $19.99 monthly fee, while UK viewers can get a 12-month monthly saver deal at £9.99 per month or choose a £19.99 monthly rate.
Jake Paul vs Andre August fight card breakdown
Unlike KSI’s Misfits Boxing, Jake Paul’s fight card was filled with professional boxers instead of influencers. The co-main event saw former undisputed champion Franchón Crews-Dezurn step into the ring with Shadasia Green for the WBC super middleweight title.
Shadasia ‘The Sweet Terminator’ Green came into the bout with a 13-0 record, with 11 of those wins coming by the way of knockout. On the other hand, Crews-Dezurn had a record of 8-2.
Not only that, the card also featured up-and-coming professional boxers, with Yoenis Tellez, Elijah Flores, Xavier Bocanegra, and more stepping into the ring.
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