Jake Paul is being sued by Eddie Hearn — probably the most highly effective folks in boxing — after The Drawback Baby claimed the promoter paid off a decide in two current, high-profile bouts.
In a newly filed lawsuit, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Hearn and his firm, Matchroom Boxing, declare their status 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 decide Glenn Feldman within the August Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua combat. Paul claimed that very same decide was additionally paid off by Matchroom within the April Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano combat.
Taylor received by break up resolution over Serrano, whereas Joshua misplaced by break up resolution to Usyk.
“Glenn Feldman exhibits up in Saudi and scores Anthony Joshua to win the combat when everybody who watched the combat mentioned it was not a break up resolution,” Paul mentioned … 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 possible, but it surely’s simply blatantly apparent. They usually’re not even attempting 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.