Jake Paul rebuffs Dana White’s claim of wanting to fight for UFC, pushes again on issue of fighter pay

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The continuing feud between YouTube star turned boxer Jake Paul and UFC president Dana White continues. The 2 have been at odds seemingly since Paul obtained into the boxing sport with PPV occasions and claims of huge success. 

Now, issues obtained much more testy when White claimed that Paul wished to signal with UFC, however White wouldn’t do it. In an interview with CNBC the place he was requested about fighter pay and was awkwardly requested about Paul preventing for him, White gave a powerful retort.

“Hey, that bum did not battle for me! You gotta get your story straight!” White mentioned to the interviewer. “He did not battle for me. He is on the market complaining about fighter pay, he wished to signal with us. I would not signal him.”

Paul was pretty fast to answer together with his personal tackle the story on social media on Thursday.

“Dana White … you could have bullied your solution to controlling hundreds of fighters’ careers, however I’ve by no means mentioned I wish to signal with the UFC, nor will I ever. Possibly I’d take into account letting you co-promote one [of] my occasions in opposition to a UFC champion such as you did for Conor when he fought Floyd,” Paul wrote. “Since you would not let Conor truly do it himself with out you taking your minimize. You reside in lies and each main fighter in your roster has complained about pay. Conor, [Jon] Jones, [Jorge] Masvidal, [Nate] Diaz, [Francis] Ngannou. You even make up pretend belts to promote tickets as a substitute of giving Amanda Nunes her alternative to headline. 

“Bear in mind Dana you had been a cardio kickboxing teacher and did not even create the UFC (Gracie and Davie created it, the Fertittas saved it, and the fighters made it widespread). YOU’RE a bald bum who cannot do an interview now with out being requested about me. Pay your fighters extra!”

Paul has lengthy been an advocate of UFC fighters getting paid greater than what they presently earn. In June, Sarah Alpar posted a GoFundMe to assist her battle camp and journey for her upcoming UFC battle. Her unique purpose was $5,000 and Paul added simply that quantity her fund, which reached $34,201 as of June 30. | Jake Paul rebuffs Dana White’s declare of eager to battle for UFC, pushes once more on situation of fighter pay


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