Hasim Rahman Jr releases a video of Jake Paul running away from him in sparring

‘I advised you he is a runner!’: Hasim Rahman Jr taunts Jake Paul with video of rival working away from him in sparring, as fallout continues from collapsed struggle

  • Hasim Rahman Jr weighed in simply over the restrict for his struggle with Jake Paul
  • Even although the weigh in passed off every week earlier than the bout, it was cancelled
  • Paul has blamed Rahman’s ‘lack of professionalism’ for the cancellation
  • Rahman responded by posting a video of Paul working away in sparring 

Hasim Rahman Jr has posted a video of a sparring session he had with Jake Paul that reveals the previous YouTuber working away from him.

It comes after Rahman’s struggle with Paul at Madison Square Gardens was cancelled attributable to a disagreement over the load class.

Despite the contract for the struggle displaying that each boxers needed to weigh between 200 and 205lb, 6lb lower than Rahman’s earlier lowest combating weight, the 31-year-old weighed in at 206 every week earlier than the struggle, inflicting it to be cancelled.

A video posted on Rahman's Instagram shows him sparring with Paul

Paul lands two punches but then runs away from his opponent

Following the struggle’s cancellation, Rahman posted a video of Paul working away in sparring

Hasim Rahman Jr weighed in over the agreed limit ahead of his fight with Jake Paul

Hasim Rahman Jr weighed in over the agreed restrict forward of his struggle with Jake Paul

In a video posted on Rahman’s Instagram, Paul lands two punches on Rahman however run at all times instantly afterwards.

 The caption took a swipe on the struggle’s cancellation and pinned the blame on Paul. It stated: ‘Never within the historical past of boxing has somebody pulled out a struggle every week upfront over weight points. I attempted to inform y’all, he’s a runner he’s a trackstar.’

Both groups have blamed one another for the cancellation of the struggle, with Paul’s workforce claiming that they had been assured that Rahman would make 205lb for the weigh in after he weighed in at 216lb on July 7.

Paul blamed the fight's cancellation on a 'lack of professionalism' from Rahman

Paul blamed the struggle’s cancellation on a ‘lack of professionalism’ from Rahman 

Paul continued to parry blame in a tweet that learn: ‘First Tommy Fumbled and now Hasim Rahman Crumbled. These boxers are essentially the most tough individuals to work with and frequently lack professionalism and confidence to struggle me. 

I apologize to the entire of the opposite fighters on the cardboard, our companions, our workforce and the followers.’

Paul’s, manufacturing firm, Most Valuable Productions, additionally put out an announcement claiming ‘The boxing neighborhood should maintain Hasim Rahman Jr. chargeable for his lack of professionalism.’

Meanwhile, Rahman has claimed that the struggle was known as off too early and that he might nonetheless make the load. He stated in a press convention: ‘We can struggle at 205lb that’s no drawback to me, we will get it on. 

‘I’m undoubtedly extremely eager about hurting this man and it will not be at a detriment to me to do it at 205lbs. I’m prepared to do this I’ll make 205lbs on Friday.’ 

Paul has gained every of his 5 skilled fights up to now however Rahman would have been his first bout with a profession boxer, along with his wins to this point coming in opposition to MMA fighters, a basketball participant and a YouTuber.

Advertisement