Dana White has stated he’ll bear random drug assessments for a decade if Jake Paul does the identical over the following two years.
YouTube star Paul has gone 5-0 since starting a enterprise in skilled boxing, most lately knocking out former UFC champion Tyron Woodley this month.
That knockout victory adopted Paul’s resolution win in opposition to the 39-year-old in August, and the 24-year-old took to Twitter this week to share his “bucket checklist” of potential future opponents.
Becoming a member of former boxing champions Floyd Mayweather and Mike Tyson have been present title holders Tyson Fury and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, in addition to UFC president White.
Paul known as out a variety of UFC fighters after beating Woodley for the second time, together with Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. Paul urged White to launch any of these fighters from their contracts with the promotion, however the 52-year-old refused to be drawn in.
As a substitute, White stated on The Combat with Teddy Atlas: “So this man retains saying that I’m a cokehead.
“He can randomly cocaine take a look at me for the following 10 years, if I can randomly steroid take a look at him for the following two.
“No, [I won’t release fighters to face Paul]. You discover he desires to f*****g combat all people that’s not in his weight class, guys which are older and all of this different b******t.
“Go discover a boxer. Go h*** anyone else’s leg, you goofball.”
Previous to Paul’s victories over Woodley – who was launched by the UFC this yr earlier than these boxing fights – the 24-year-old earned knockout wins in opposition to fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, ex-NBA star Nate Robinson, and former MMA champion Ben Askren.