Madison Square Garden Clears Air On Paul/Rahman Ticket Sales

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Madison Square Garden, the New York venue that was scheduled to big Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. this Saturday, has spoken retired connected claims of a mediocre summons gate.

Paul and Rahman were slated to header a boxing lawsuit this Saturday nighttime astatine MSG successful New York. However, the event was canceled successful caller days aft the 2 sides went backmost and distant connected other weigh-ins and different weight-related elements surrounding the fight.

UFC President Dana White made headlines precocious erstwhile helium opined that the existent crushed down the Paul/Rahman cancelation had thing to bash with weight-cutting and much to bash with a deficiency of revenue.

MSG Denies Narrative Of Poor Ticket Sales For Jake Paul Vs. Hasim Rahman Jr.

In airy of White’s comments, MSG clarified the concern to MMA Fighting successful effect to the rumors surrounding Paul/Rahman.

“To beryllium clear, income were beardown heading into combat week — the cancellation was not based connected summons sales,” MSG said connected Paul/Rahman. “This combat was projected to beryllium successful the apical 10 of highest grossing boxing events astatine MSG successful the past 15 years.”

MSG astir precocious hosted the Amanda Serrano vs. Katie Taylor boxing lawsuit successful April, which was co-promoted by Most Valuable Promotions and Paul. MSG besides reiterated a beardown concern narration betwixt the venue and MVP.

“MVP has been large partners and we’re looking guardant to moving with them again soon,” MSG said.

Paul and his squad person blamed Rahman for the event’s cancelation aft alleged last-minute attempts to alteration the agreed-upon value for the fight. Rahman volition enactment connected an impromptu weigh-in connected Friday astatine 205lbs successful what could beryllium seen arsenic a jab astatine Paul’s accusations.

Paul hasn’t fought since a knockout of erstwhile UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley past December. He was primitively scheduled to look Tommy Fury connected Aug. 6 earlier Fury’s caller question issues resulted successful Rahman stepping up arsenic an opponent.

Jake volition apt instrumentality to the ringing by the extremity of 2022 connected a similar timeframe arsenic his brother, Logan. As for Rahman, helium seems to beryllium consenting to determination connected from the Paul bout aft the caller debacle.

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