Jake Paul is deep in preparation for his sixth pro boxing bout against Hasim Rahman Jr. on August 6. Their clash will headline an event in Madison Square Garden in New York.
Most fans and analysts think that Rahman Jr. will be Jake Paul's greatest threat thus far, boasting his own 12-1 record and being the son of legendary heavyweight Hasim Rahman. However, based on betting odds posted by Odds Shark, the 'Problem Child' is the -240 favorite against Rahman's +190.
Odds Shark further explained that those who gamble on Paul will have to lodge $100 to rack a $141.67 payout, whereas the same bet on Rahman could pay out $290. Please note that the above mentioned amounts are in USD.
Check out the Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. press conference below:
Fans can get tickets for the event from Ticketmaster, with prices ranging from $56 to over $1000.
Jake was initially scheduled to battle Tyson Fury's younger brother, Tommy, on August 6. However, the Brit was denied entry into the US due to speculation that the Fury brothers' have ties to Irish drug trafficker Daniel Kinahan.
Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr - Full undercard and details
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