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Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. undercard: Complete list of fights before main event in 2022 boxing match

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Jake Paul is ready to take over Madison Square Garden on August 6. “The World’s Most Famous Arena” will be buzzing when Paul faces Hasim Rahman Jr. The son of a former heavyweight champion, Rahman is the toughest opponent to date for Paul.

Of course, it won’t just be Paul and Rahman who will be fighting in New York.

Paul’s strong relationship with superstar Amanda Serrano has made the latter a prominent force on his cards. The August 6 event will also see several young fighters competing, including those within Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions.

The Sporting News looks into the entire undercard of Paul vs. Rahman.

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Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. complete undercard

The co-main event will see Serrano face off against Brenda Carabajal for Serrano’s WBC, WBO, and IBO featherweight titles. This will be the first fight for Serrano (42-2-1) since she main evented MSG in a fight to remember against Katie Taylor back in April.

Serrano is a seven-division world champion, having held gold in the super-featherweight, junior-featherweight, featherweight, lightweight, bantamweight, light-welterweight, and junior-bantamweight divisions. “The Real Deal” was on a 28-fight win streak after suffering the first loss of her career in 2012. Serrano has beaten the likes of Fatuma Zarika, Heather Hardy, Eva Voraberger, and Daniela Romina Bermudez. She beat Hardy for the WBO and WBC featherweight titles and Bermudez for the IBO title.

Against Taylor, Serrano almost beat the undisputed lightweight champion in the fifth round of their epic fight. Taylor persevered, however, and would win via split decision. A rematch is on the table. It’s just a matter of when.

Carabajal (18-5-1) made her pro debut in 2014. In 2019, Carabajal beat Elana Gradinar for the interim IBF featherweight title. She lost the title against Sarah Mahfoud in 2020. Carabajal is currently on a two-fight win streak. In May, she beat Deborah Anahi Dionicius for the interim WBO featherweight title.

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Outside of Serrano and Paul, the rest of the main card features several young and promising fighters.

Ashton Sylve will be facing Braulio Rodriguez in a lightweight bout. A member of Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions, Sylve (7-0) made his pro debut in 2020. He has won all of his seven fights via some form of knockout. Sylve last fought in March, beating Giovanni Gutierrez.

Rodriguez (20-4) will be a major step up in competition for Sylve. The veteran made his pro debut in 2011. He had his 15-fight unbeaten streak snapped in 2014 against Carlos Diaz. After losing three straight fights, Rodriguez last fought in 2019. His bout against Jorge Luis Torres ended via DQ.

Rounding out the main card, Brandun Lee faces Will Madera in a light-welterweight bout. Featured on The Sporting News’ 25 Under 25 list, Lee (25-0) is a four-time Junior Golden Gloves Champion. Following an amateur record of 181-9, Lee made his pro debut in 2017. The 23-year-old won the IBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight title in 2021.

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Lee’s last fight was in April, beating Zachary Ochoa via unanimous decision. He has a 92% knockout-to-win ratio.

Madera (17-1-3) made his pro debut in 2013. In his last five fights, he is 3-1-1. On a two-fight win streak, Madera beat Jamshidbe Najmitdino in 2021.

When is Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr.

  • Date: Saturday, August 6 
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET
  • Main event: 11:30 p.m. ET (approximately)

Jake Paul and Amanda Serrano return to the ring on August 6. The main card is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET. Paul and Rahman should make their way to the ring around 11:30 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

How to watch Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr.

Fans can watch Jake Paul’s return via Showtime pay-per-view. You can stream on Showtime via Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox ONE, your laptop, and any mobile or tablet device.

Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. PPV price: How much does the fight cost?

As of now, the fight will cost $74.99 on pay-per-view. The Sporting News will be providing more information as time goes on. 


Credit: sportingnews.com

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