HASIM RAHMAN JR has revealed how he could be left with just $5,000 for his fight with Jake Paul.

The American heavyweight has signed to fight Paul at the 14st 4lb cruiserweight limit of 200lb.

But due to his superior size and experience advantage, a rehydration clause was inserted into the contract.

It means Rahman cannot exceed 214lb on the morning of the bout, when he is required to hit the scales again.

There is no limit to what he enters the ring at, but the son of a legend will be docked 25 per cent of his purse for every lb over weight.

It means in theory, if Rahman is 4lb over the limit on either day, he would lose everything and be left with the $5,000 minimum.

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He said on The MMA Hour: "After four ounces, after every lb that I would be over, I'm fined 25 per cent of my purse.

"Yeah see, they leave a lot of stuff out. They leave a lot of stuff out when you're dealing with Jake Paul and his antics.

"So for example, if I was to come in 202lb at the weigh in and then come in 216lb for the rehydration weigh in, then I would get the minimum, which is, I think $5,000.

"Just the minimum and that's just because of 2lb."

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Rahman, 31, has fought as high as 16 stone before and at 12-1 has had over twice as many professional bouts as Paul.

The 5-0 YouTuber-turned prizefighter is also facing his first opponent with a recognised boxing record.

And as a result, the said the athletic commission had fears on sanctioning his bout with Rahman and demanded the clause.

Paul told Morning Kombat: “New York State Athletic Commission wanted to put this in place because they were worried about him having such a crazy size advantage.

"They almost didn’t wanna sanction the fight because they were concerned about his experience over mine.”

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