Jake Paul is being sued by Eddie Hearn — one of the highly effective folks in boxing — after The Downside Youngster claimed the promoter paid off a choose in two latest, high-profile bouts.
In a newly filed lawsuit, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Hearn and his firm, Matchroom Boxing, declare their popularity was broken after 25-year-old Paul “made outrageously false and baseless allegations” throughout an interview on Sept. 20.
Within the speak, Paul claimed Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing paid off choose Glenn Feldman within the August Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua battle. Paul claimed that very same choose was additionally paid off by Matchroom within the April Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano battle.
Taylor received by break up resolution over Serrano, whereas Joshua misplaced by break up resolution to Usyk.
“Glenn Feldman reveals up in Saudi and scores Anthony Joshua to win the battle when everybody who watched the battle stated it was not a break up resolution,” Paul stated … earlier than including, “Clearly, this man is getting paid cash by Matchroom Boxing.”
Hearn included Paul’s video interview as an exhibit within the lawsuit.
Paul, within the interview, additionally acknowledged that it was “a daring assertion and an accusation that I do not take probably, however it’s simply blatantly apparent. And so they’re not even making an attempt to cover it.”
Hearn — who’s suing Paul for defamation — referred to as the feedback “outlandishly false.”
He is asking for damages in extra of $75,000.