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YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has sensationally claimed he earns more than every "silly motherf***er" in the UFC combined, including Conor McGregor, who topped Forbes' list for the highest paid athletes in 2021.
The 24-year-old American, who began his journey into professional boxing last year, currently has a record of 5-0-0 following wins against Ali Eson Gib, Nate Robinson, Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.
He managed to secure his second victory over Woodley on Saturday night when he dropped the former UFC champion in round six with a clubbing right hand.
I’ve KO’ed everyone I’ve fought. pic.twitter.com/Pz55uCIHc4— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) December 19, 2021
Paul, a former wrestler throughout his high school years, is open to bouts against some of the biggest names in the fight game. In fact, 'The Problem Child' called out UFC stars Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal following his victory over Woodley.
1. The ufc isn’t gonna let me go for chump change.— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) December 21, 2021
2. Make that 20 guaranteed plus Ppv and I’m sure the ufc will be ok with it as long as I break them off their fee and then I’ll gladly break your face. https://t.co/2rcWvGyBl3
"I make more than every UFC fighter f***ing combined, including Conor." he said on Logan Paul's IMPAULSIVE podcast.
"Y'all work for f***ing Dana, y'all work for WME, Endeavor, that's who you work for.
"I make more than all of you silly motherf***ers. Why would I go into the UFC? Sign a contract and give away my f***ing rights and s***.
"I own my content, I own my platform, I own everything. They don't own s***, they are literally employees.
"I'm a f***ing CEO and every UFC fighter is an employee. Get that straight. I'm not coming over there and doing s*** with y'all."
You can watch Paul make those comments below.
In the past, Paul has suggested it is "very possible" that he surpasses Floyd Mayweather as the richest fighter ever.
"I do think I can hit the $1billion prizefighter mark, easily." he told Sun Sport.
"All I've got to do is keep on winning - and I will keep on winning - and we'll see.
"I think it's very possible and that's why I say there is no limit to where this can go. I have the ace up my sleeve. The ace up my sleeve is that I can actually fight."
Paul has also claimed he earned an eight-figure profit from his first fight against Tyron Woodley.
“The money is great, the business is great, it is,” Paul told The Daily Mail. “I work blood, sweat, and tears in the gym, but this is a product of working day in and day out since I was 17 years old."
Tyron Woodley UFC/MMA Estimated Career Earnings: $4,874,425— Ringside Fracas (@Ringside_Fracas) December 19, 2021
Tyron Woodley Purse vs Jake Paul 1: $2,000,000
Tyron Woodley Purse vs Jake Paul 2:
At the end of the day, Boxing pays 💰
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