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Why Was The Jake Paul vs Hasim Rahman Jr Fight Called Off?

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Jake Paul’s scheduled fight this Saturday night at Madison Square Garden with Hasim Rahman Jr has been cancelled. Paul has claimed Rahman Jr couldn’t make weight so had to pull out, with the son of former world heavyweight champion claiming that ‘The Problem Child’ was the one that pulled out of the fight.

So, what really went on with this fight and why has it been cancelled?

Jake Paul vs Hasim Rahman Jr Fight Called Off

With the fight this weekend scheduled for Madison Square Garden in a co-main event show shared with Amanda Serrano, the card has crumbled due to the Jake Paul vs Hasim Rahman Jr fight being cancelled.

Paul was originally meant to fight Tommy Fury on August 6th at Madison Square Garden, but the Brit couldn’t get granted a visa to travel to the United States, so Hasim Rahman Jr stepped in at late notice to save the show this weekend.

However, ultimately that hasn’t been the case, with the card getting cancelled and all of the fighters scheduled to fight on the show left upset and angered that they won’t be able to step into the ring this weekend in front of a sold out MSG.

Official statement from Most Valuable Promotions:

Here is what Jake Paul had to say about the fight with Rahman Jr getting cancelled…

Here is what Hasim Rahm Jr had to say in response to Jake Paul’s claims that he pulled out due to not being able to make the weight and that he didn’t want to fight ‘The Problem Child’…

Why has the Paul vs Rahman Jr Fight Been Cancelled?

Some celebrities and people in the know in the boxing world have taken to Twitter to voice their opinions on why the Jake Paul vs Hasim Rahman Jr fight has been cancelled.

Who’s Next For Jake Paul?

With this fight getting cancelled, Jake Paul fans are wondering who their man will get into the ring with next. Several celebrities and boxers have thrown their name into the hat, with some even offering to step in at short notice to save the show this Saturday night, such as Chris Eubank Jr.

Jake Paul vs Conor McGregor?

One fight that fans are crying for is the fight with ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor. This would be a huge spectacle with both McGregor and Paul having huge social media followings, as well as being two of the best trash talkers in recent years.

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