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Robert Whittaker weighs in on Jake Paul

Robert Whittaker got in the octagon on Saturday for the UFC Vegas 24 centerpiece versus Kelvin Gastelum about the exact same time as web celeb turned fighter Jake Paul got in the ring to deal with retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren. Whittaker, the previous middleweight champ, strengthened his location as the leading competitor in the 185-pound department with a controling win over Gastelum. Throughout Whittaker’s taking apart of Gastelum, Paul scored a first-round knockout in his boxing bout versus Askren. Throughout the UFC Vegas Post-fight Interview at the UFC Pinnacle in Las Vegas, Whittaker was inquired about Paul’s TKO win over Askren. Light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz to deal with Glover Teixeira at UFC 266 “Askren’s not known for his boxing, is he? But good on him. Good on him. He’s doing his thing. Do your thing. Good on him,” stated Whittaker. The incomes for the Triller Battle Club occasion were revealed on Friday and revealed that Askren got $500,000 for the bout versus Paul. Askren lost the battle however moneyed in economically. Asked if he would box Paul for $500,000, Whittaker reacted without doubt. “I’d fight him for less,” he stated. Robert Whittaker chimes in on Jake Paul beating Ben Askren (Sign Up For MMAWeekly.com on YouTube)

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.