Jake Paul caught wind of Dana White’s press convention on Tuesday and issued a retort to the UFC president.
Paul, a YouTube sensation-turned-boxer, was as soon as once more the goal of White’s verbal scorn following this week’s Dana White’s Contender Sequence occasion.
White stated he doesn’t assume Paul will pursue a boxing match with former UFC champion Anderson Silva, who has pulled off a pair of extremely publicized boxing wins over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Tito Ortiz since parting methods with the promotion.
“I f*cking assure you this: You ain’t gonna see Jake Paul calling Anderson Silva out. That I f*cking promise you,” White stated. “(Silva is) his measurement, and he’s really good. He’s outdated, which is what Jake Paul likes to battle outdated guys. He likes to battle outdated guys which can be too small and which can be completely, positively washed up.”
The push for Paul vs. Silva got here adjoining to White primarily placing the kibosh on any chance of Jorge Masvidal being lent out of his UFC contract for a boxing bout. Paul has been feuding with “Gamebred” within the media, going again to the times previous to his August win over Tyron Woodley, and each stated they want the grudge match to occur.
Paul seems to nonetheless be fixated on Masvidal and after White’s feedback, he issued a counteroffer to make the battle come to fruition (through Twitter):
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) September 15, 2021
“Anderson’s out … JAKE JAKE JAKE..”
I would like your star expertise. Your “of their prime” strikers so I can exploit their lack of Boxing capacity.
So let’s do that Me vs. Jorge Masvidal and Amanda Serrano vs. Amanda Nunes…
If we win, you let any of your fighters battle me going ahead. If we lose, I depart you and your exploitive enterprise alongside.
White didn’t seem to have any curiosity in permitting Masvidal to battle Paul when he briefly touched on the subject. It will probably must be a co-promotion with Showtime, which White has spoken negatively of since doing enterprise with the it for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match.