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What time will Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight start on April 17th

Jake Paul and Ben Askren are set to face off in the ring Saturday for the cruiserweight. We break down when the fight starts and how to watch the full card.

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Jake Paul (L) and Ben Askren face off during a news conference for Triller Fight Club’s inaugural 2021 boxing event at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 26, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

YouTube star Jake Paul is set to face former MMA fighter Ben Askren Saturday night in an eight-round cruiserweight bout at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The PPV card airs on FITE.tv, and gets going at 9 p.m. ET. The whole event currently runs $49.99.

There are up to six fights on the card, although given the quirky nature of this event, it’s possible that changes. The main card is topped by Paul vs. Askren, and also includes Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach at junior welterweight, Steve Cunningham vs. Frank Mir at heavyweight, and Joe Fournier vs. Reykon at light heavyweight.

There are two fights on a free preliminary card you can watch here starting at 8 p.m. Quinton Randall and William Jackson face off at welterweight and Junior Younan and Jeyson Minda meet at light heavyweight.

The ring walks for Paul and Askren likely will get going sometime closer to 11:30 p.m. It will depend on how long the rest of the card lasts.

As of 8:45 p.m. on Fight Night, Jake Paul is a -167 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook, with Ben Askren now a +125 underdog.

Full Card

Main event: Jake Paul vs. Ben Askrin, cruiserweight
Regis Prograis vs. Ivan Redkach, junior welterweight
Steve Cunningham vs. Franki Mir, heavyweight
Joe Fournier vs. Reykon, light heavyweight
Junior Younan vs. Jeyson Minda, light heavyweight
Quinton Randall vs. William Jackson, welterweight