YOUTUBE star Jake Paul is slicing no corners as he plots what can be probably the most spectacular win of his fledgling boxing profession.
Askren, 36, was recognized in MMA as extra of a grappler than a striker, leaving him heading into the ring in opposition to Paul with out his greatest instruments.
However in line with Jacked Gorilla, Paul is taking nothing with no consideration in opposition to the seasoned fight competitor, together with his disciplined food regimen reflecting his seriousness.
The 24-year-old begins his day with a breakfast of oatmeal and fruit.
Snacks are restricted for the ripped American, with solely protein shakes or even ice cubes allowed when he’s in coaching.
For lunch, he tucks into tasty salmon and veg.
And dinner consists of hen and salad.
True to type, Paul was noticed by Page Six insiders out for a wholesome meal at The Gramercy in Florida on Sunday.
He stored his order ‘clear and lightweight’, by choosing his trusty combo of grilled hen and water.
But he did promise the restaurant’s management that he’d be back, victorious, to try their deviled eggs and banana split.
Askren will have something to say about that, however, having belittled Paul as a boxing ‘pretender’.
He told ESPN: “I know Jake Paul is having fun with pretending he’s a fighter.
“I believe on April 17 he’s going to have a impolite awakening to what being a fighter is admittedly like. Jake has led a privileged life… I’m going to place his desires to an finish.”
Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, nonetheless, has admitted that the MMA community are ‘very nervous right now’.
He instructed Mike Swick: “Askren ought to win proper, however I’m nervous about it.
“You watch him strike and it’s just like the MMA world could be very nervous proper now that he’s gonna be.
I wouldn’t say Askren’s the higher striker I believe he’s simply the higher competitor and that’s what’s gonna win him the struggle
“He ought to win the struggle. He must be good sufficient.
“I imply Jake Paul is gonna get drained, he ought to have the ability to put on him out and make him lose his explosiveness and dance round and get the win.
“However I wouldn’t say Askren’s the higher striker I believe he’s simply the higher competitor and that’s what’s gonna win him the struggle.
“At the least I actually hope so, my fingers are crossed as a result of man, loopy.”