Youtube sensation Jake Paul will fight former NBA player Nate Robinson on the undercard of Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr on Sept. 12, 2020.
The event will be promoted as “Frontline Battle” will also feature MMA fighter vs Boxers match-ups on the undercard.
Nate Robinson is an 11-year NBA veteran and three-time slam dunk champion. Both stars stated that they’re equally excited to take part in this match-up.
“I wanted to show that I’m a world-class athlete, I played college football, I played in the NBA for 11 years, and I’m excited for this venture into the sport of boxing. Jake Paul, I want all the smoke,” Nate Robinson said.
Nate Robinson played in the NBA for nearly a decade for numerous NBA teams including the likes of the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Clippers.
“I am excited to partner with Triller and get in the ring to fight an elite athlete. But make no mistake, on September 12th, Nate will meet the canvas early,” Jake Paul said.
Jake Paul vs Nate Robinson will be the co-main event
The press release for “Frontline Battle” revealed further details of the event.
“Legendary former Undisputed Heavyweight World Champion, and entrepreneur, Mike Tyson, is set to make his highly anticipated return to the ring in a face-off against four-division World Champion, Roy Jones Jr.
“The exhibition will take place on September 12, 2020 at 9:00pm ET on pay-per-view as well as on multi-media platform, Triller, which has also obtained exclusive streaming rights to the soon-to-be-released, ten-part docuseries featuring behind-the-scenes, pre-fight footage, releasing two episodes per week leading up to the match.
“The fight, titled ‘FRONTLINE BATTLE,’ is the first event of a series produced under Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, a sports venture owned by Tyson and Eros Innovations which has partnered with Triller on all future boxing events.”
The announcement continued — “A three-hour live event airing globally on PPV and Triller, the Tyson vs. Jones fight is set for eight rounds and will be one of the multiple exhilarating fights taking place during the broadcast. This program will also include significant undercard matches as well as iconic musical performances to be announced in the coming weeks.” (H/T – comicbook.com)
Are you guys excited for the event?