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Jake Paul vs Ben Askren TONIGHT: UK start time, live stream, TV channel and undercard as YouTube star takes on MMA ace

JAKE PAUL is back in the ring for what is set to be the toughest fight of his fledgling career TONIGHT.

The YouTube sensation, 24, faces former UFC star Ben Askren, 36, over eight rounds of boxing.

What time does Jake Paul vs Ben Askren start?

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren takes place TONIGHT - Saturday, April 17.

The undercard begins at 2am UK time, with the main event at around 5am UK time through the night into Sunday morning.

The big show will also feature musical performances by Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, Major Lazer and Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40).

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What TV channel is Jake Paul vs Ben Askren on and can I live stream it?

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Who is fighting on the undercard?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir makes his boxing debut against ex-boxing star Steve Cunningham in what should be an intriguing clash.

What have they said?

Jake Paul: "You f****d up, Ben by taking this fight. April 17, I promised my team, my family, my brother who is there right next to you right now, I promise to make you go down as history as the world’s worst UFC fighter. 

Ben Askren: "We haven’t seen anything.

"The level of his competition was so low that it was almost impossible to tell if he is actually good at this.

"If there is one thing people respect about all fighters it’s the toughness to deal with adversity in battle and we have not seen that out of him.

"I don’t think he was hit hard by either one of those guys. They were so incredibly terrible at boxing. So we haven’t seen anything out of him yet."

Latest odds

Jake Paul 8/15

Draw 18/1

Ben Askren 7/5

*Odds from Paddy Power correct as of Saturday, April 17

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