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Jake Paul wasted no time adding another highlight-reel clip to his growing collection Saturday night, earning a first-round technical-knockout win in a highly anticipated boxing match against retired mixed martial artist Ben Askren at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Paul dropped Askren with a right hook roughly 90 seconds into the fight. Askren tried to get up and continue fighting, but the referee waved off the fight because Askren didn’t look steady on his feet.
Here’s a look at the fight-ending punch, per SportsCenter:
After the fight, Paul said this proved he was a “real fighter,” per TalkSport.com’s Michael Benson:
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Jake Paul after knocking out Ben Askren in round one: “I told y’all I was gonna do it in the first