Jake Paul issues demands on Twitter for Dana White, move to UFC
Jake Paul is starting his brand-new year with a bang.
The YouTuber turned fighter once again called out UFC president Dana White on Twitter on Saturday early morning with a wild post from his notes app. If White complies with his 3 needs, Paul stated he will “immediately retire from boxing” and consent to a one-fight UFC offer to handle Jorge Masvidal.
2 things on Paul’s list need to do with cash and fighter pay in the UFC — something that has actually come under fire in current months. He desires White to increase the minimum fighter pay to $50,000 and ensure that fighters will get half of all income the UFC creates this year.
He likewise desires White to supply long term health care for fighters even after their professions end.
Paul stated that White has 5 days to accept his terms which they should be executed by the end of March.
“To all UFC fighters — time to take a stand and create value for yourselves and peers,” Paul composed. “You deserve higher pay, you deserve long term health and above all you deserve freedom. Support each other. I am not your enemy, I am your advocate … who selfishly wants to KO a few of you to make some big bank.”
Jake Paul reacts to Dana White’s steroids declare
Paul tossed down an obstacle to Masvidal and Nate Diaz after the 2 remained in presence for his wild knockout of previous UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley previously this month. Paul used Masvidal $5 million and a cut of pay-per-view income to combat him — something Masvidal called “chump change” prior to countering with $20 million.
White, however, totally closed down the concept of Paul battling Masvidal or any other UFC fighter presently under agreement today.
“No. You notice he wants to f***ing fight everybody that’s not in his weight class, guys that are older and all this bulls***,” White stated. “Go find a boxer. Go hump somebody else’s leg, you goofball.”
White then hinted that Paul is utilizing steroids — a jab that followed Paul teased comparable drug accusations surrounding White.
“I got a challenge for Jake Paul,” White stated. “So this guy keeps saying that I’m a cokehead. He can randomly cocaine test me for the next 10 years if I can randomly steroid test him for the next two.”
There have actually been problems with Paul and drug screening in the past. Part of his Twitter call out to White on Saturday, nevertheless, included him accepting comply with U.S. Anti-Doping Company (USADA) screening guidelines.
Now it appears not likely that White will in fact comply with any of Paul’s needs, implying that a Paul-Masvidal bout won’t occur anytime quickly.
Paul, however, has actually certainly made it clear that his beef with White is far from over.
Dana White fires back
White fired back in an Instagram video in the future Saturday night.
“That thing that you came out with today, nobody on Earth thinks that you really wrote that,” he stated, in part. “You’re too stupid.”
White didn’t resolve Paul’s needs particularly, however did discuss his preliminary difficulty and implicated Paul of utilizing steroids yet once again.
“You’re tanking. You can’t offer pay televisions,” White said. “You’re calling out Jorge Masvidal due to the fact that he’s a pay-per-view super star. Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor, Mike Tyson, these are all super stars. You’re not. You can’t offer pay televisions. So you do whatever the hell you wanna do.
“I’m all set to roll pal. I don’t utilize drug. Do you utilize steroids? Let’s do this Jake.”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.