Jake Paul's collision with Hasim Rahman Jr. has been cancelled next weekend, with the reasoning said to be Rahman Jr. will be unable to make the weight.
It was announced by Showtime during the preliminary bouts on the Danny Garcia vs Jose Benavidez Jr. card, before Jake Paul's promotional company Most Valuable Promotions released a statement confirming the cancellation of the bout. Full statement can be read below.
???? BREAKING: Jake Paul fight with Rahman is OFF ???? #PaulRahmanJr
Full release below: pic.twitter.com/yADBvWclfD
— IntuBoxing (@IntuBoxing) July 31, 2022
Paul was initially due to fight Tommy Fury on August 6th, but Fury was denied access to the US, leading to Rahman Jr. being drafted in, however, Paul will now no longer be in action on August 6th.