Jake Paul Claims His Fight Vs Ben Askren Sold 1.5 Million PPVs And Generated $75 Million But Industry Insiders Are Calling B.S.

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Jake Paul claims he made big money in his fight against Ben Askren on Saturday night but some industry insiders are calling B.S.

On Sunday, Paul took to social media to claim Saturday night’s Triller Fight Club event sold 1.3 million PPVs.

Paul went on to update that the event had actually sold 1.5 million PPVs and generated $75 million which would put it on par with Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto fight as the 12th highest PPV of all-time.

Despite Paul’s claims industry insiders are suspicious of the PPV numbers he and Triller are giving out. According to Bloody Elbow’s John S. Nash, several industry sources believe the PPV numbers are probably closer to 700k than 1.5 million.

Even with the adjusted numbers from industry people, 700k PPVs sold at $50 is still a pretty impressive number.

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