Jake Paul deletes tweet in response to Conor McGregor's UFC earnings being leaked
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Jake Paul has ruthlessly mocked Conor McGregor's UFC earnings in a now-deleted post.
He earned over $25 million from five fights, including a huge payout of $6,812,374 against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.
The Irishman pocketed $5,576,315 for his first clash against Nate Diaz before bagging $5,615,490 in the rematch.
Paul, who has relentlessly called for a showdown against McGregor, saw his rival's leaked earnings and took a swipe on social media before deleting his post.
On X, he wrote: "This is f**king hilarious and sad at the same time."
The post wasn't up for long online as he swiftly removed his taunt.
'The Problem Child' has clamoured for a fight against McGregor, who hasn't fought since his TKO (doctor stoppage) defeat to Dustin Poirier back in July 2021.
The American has been pushing for a fight for years, but he doesn't think the 35-year-old is in the right headspace.
In August, he said: "That guy is lost, I feel weird talking about it because it comes across as sh*t talk but to me at this point it isn't even sh*t talk. I almost feel bad for the guy, he's clearly lost. He is going off on me on Twitter with all these crazy exchanges, saying all of this crazy sh*t and then deleting the tweets 10 minutes later because he realised what he said was crazy."
Paul rebounded from his defeat to Tommy Fury by beating former UFC superstar Diaz. The 26-year-old is set to return to action on December 15.
As for McGregor, he's set to make his UFC comeback next year.
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