Metta World Peace Praises Jake Paul

Former NBA star Metta World Peace has praised Jake Paul following his win over washed MMA star Ben Askren.

Jake Paul knocked Askren out in the first round — reportedly within about 30 seconds.

“I like Jake Paul, because I think anybody who has a dream should go after that dream. I think what’s incredible about it is he’s doing it! That’s what’s incredible about it, action!” he told TMZ.

“I deserved that sh*t,” Paul said after the match. “This is the craziest moment of my life. I told y’all I was going to do it in the first round. I told y’all I’m a real fighter. I don’t know how many times I got to prove myself that this is for real.”


He continued: “This has been the hardest 10 days of my life. I’ve had to hold it together to keep this fight going. I’m just honored to be here.”

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