Battle of the Poker Titans: Jungleman and Trueteller to Face Off in Prop Bet Fight

January 29, 2023
Mark Patrickson

The poker community was abuzz with excitement after high stakes crushers Dan "Jungleman" Cates and Timofey "Trueteller" Kuznetsov brought up the possibility of a prop bet fight on a recent episode of the "Winning the Game of Life" podcast. Cates, known for his fearless and aggressive playing style, challenged Kuznetsov to step into the ring with him, to which Kuznetsov eagerly accepted.

Will it Really Happen?

As the two legends of the game discussed the potential rules and format of the match, fans eagerly speculated on whether the fight would be in boxing or mixed martial arts.

In addition to the talk of the potential fight, the podcast also delved into other important topics in the poker world, such as the debate on whether a GTO program can outperform a top-level human in large field tournaments and the role of mathematics in the game today.

The two also shared their thoughts on politics between the United States and Russia and offered insight into their preparation for high stakes poker.

There was quite a stir over on 2+2, where some thought that Jungleman might have bitten off more than he can chew against the younger man, even if his claims of decent physical fitness are true.

One poster wrote: “I do worry for Jungle though. I don't know anything about TT's athletic ability, but many/most young men if they have average athletic ability or above are very capable of throwing a flurry of hurtful punches, kicks or blows, and if they fight as MMA it is way worse than boxing because of kicks, elbows and knees being allowed and no heavy padded gloves being used.”

While it remains to be seen if the fight will actually take place, the poker community eagerly awaits any updates on the potential match-up. In the meantime, fans can look forward to the upcoming prop bet fight between Bill Perkins and MJ Gonzales where the former will battle on his knees!

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