Jake Paul takes shot at Dana White: ‘Maybe it’s time to pay your fighters’


Jake Paul cites points between Jon Jones and the UFC as one instance the place Dana White must pay up.

In response to photographs fired by UFC President Dana White and the aftermath of UFC 261, Jake Paul has despatched a message to White, telling him he must do extra for the fighters on the roster.

Paul competed in the principle occasion of a Triller Combat Membership boxing occasion final week, taking over retired former MMA champion Ben Askren, who competed for the UFC thrice in 2019. Paul knocked out Askren in about two minutes.

White had made a touch upon Mike Tyson’s podcast that he’d wager $1 million Askren defeated Paul. Following the struggle, when the precise outcome occurred, Snoop Dogg referred to as out White to pony up.

Now, simply sooner or later after exhibiting up at UFC 261 to the displeasure of many in Jacksonville, FL, and after a number of photographs from the UFC head through the week, Paul tweeted out a message directed at White.

Within the message, Paul claimed that he defeated Askren despite White serving to Askren out by connecting him with legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach and letting him have entry to the UFC Efficiency Institute.

The youthful Paul brother additionally referred to as upon White to offer his fighters higher pay, claiming to have made extra money in his three skilled boxing fights than “any fighter in UFC historical past.” He added a declare of constructing extra money alone in his third struggle than some other UFC fighter minus Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Citing the instance of Jon Jones’ longstanding negotiation issues with the UFC that stretch again to final 12 months, Paul says he isn’t stunned MMA fighters are turning to boxing, noticing the larger payouts for fighters.

In a single remaining shot, Paul made reference to White calling ESPN’s Ariel Helwani a “d****e” following Helwani’s criticisms of Gina Carano’s social media feedback that acquired her fired from The Mandalorian.

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