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Video: Jake Paul does strange stretching routine, Ben Askren mitt work at open workouts

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Jake Paul ‘warms up’ for the cameras ahead of his upcoming fight against Ben Askren.

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This weekend is the Triller main event between Jake Paul and Ben Askren. And like many other “big fights,” both fighters appeared for an open media workout before fight night on Saturday.

Only in this particular open media workout Jake Paul puts on one of the stranger displays I’ve ever seen leading into a professional boxing match, with what appears to be some sort of yoga influenced acrobatic stretching with the aid of some other guy.

Really, the video speaks for itself, and is probably exactly fitting for the type of event this is. I mean, hey, if this is what Paul does to prepare himself for a fight, more power to him. Who the hell needs to hit pads when you can do the same superman pose your parents used to do with you when you were an infant?


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Date: Saturday, April 17 | Start Time: 9:00 pm ET
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, GA
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Either way, Paul and Askren are set to duke it out on Triller this weekend in what I’m sure will be a spectacle one way or another.

As for Askren, he has mostly released comedic “training footage” ahead of the fight, but his workout was pretty normal: