Veteran rapper Snoop Dogg has come out swinging on social media with a public backing of Jake Paul ahead of his fight with Ben Askren. The rap star posted a statement of his support on Instagram and even called out the UFC President to double his 1 million dollar claim that Ben Askren would win the bout. Snoop Dogg's statement comes after Dana White's public backing of Ben Askren.
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Snoop Dogg backs Jake Paul, asks Dana White to up bet to $2 million against Jake
Showing up for a spot on “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson”, the UFC President talked about the fight and weighed in on Jake Paul's chances against Ben Askren:
"I hope you can bet on this thing, cause I’ll bet a million dollars that he loses this f*cking fight. Bet a million dollars that he loses this fight. I hope we can bet on this.”
Jake Paul then posted a reaction to his Instagram account where he wants to double the money to 2 million dollars.
Snoop Dogg has since come out in full support of Jake Paul. He has also petitioned for UFC President Dana White to up his bet to 2 Million dollars, a number that he is willing to match:
"Hey, Dana White, I see you got faith in your boy right (Ben Askren) going up against my guy Jake, you say you got a million? You the CEO of UFC man you got more than that put up 2. Put up 2 and we'll match it"
Since then, Logan Paul and Jake Paul have both acknowledged Snoop Dogg's revised wager, building hype for the potential 2 million dollar bet. Ben Askren vs Jake Paul is scheduled to take place April 17th 2021.
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