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Sean Strickland Will Accept Jake Paul’s $5 Million Dollar Challenge

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YouTube star Jake Paul offered Jorge Masvidal $5 million dollars to step into the squared circle. While Masvidal doesn’t seem eager to accept the offer, UFC middleweight Sean Strickland (24-3) is more than happy to take that money under just about any stipulation.

“Jake Paul you offer me 5 MILLION to fight you, f*ck we can fly to a deserted island in international water and fight to the death on YouTube for that kind of money… bare-knuckle, gloves, knives, clubs…. lol! Let’s f*cking go.. @GamebredFighter.”

Strickland provided more context in response to a fan on Twitter. “We don’t make even close to 5 mil.. I’m not hating I love the UFC I’m a white trasher mother f*cker the UFC has gave me a life… I still can’t wrap my head around not being a poor loser… but for 5 million… there isn’t much I wouldn’t do. Hurting him would be mild lol…”

After Paul (5-0) defeated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley by knockout, he immediately began calling out fighters for his next challenge, specifically Jorge Masvidal.

“Lets make it happen”

“Masvidal was like, ‘I either fight the best people or I fight for money. And you’re neither of those. You ain’t paying the right amount of money.’ Masvidal, I have an offer for you right now, $5 million guarantee, plus percentage of pay-per-views,” Jake Paul said on his brother Logan’s Impaulsive podcast. “That’s the most you would have ever have made as a fight, ever. So now you can’t say, ‘I either fight the best people or I fight for money.’ $5 million guarantee, plus pay-per-view. Let’s make it happen. That’s the most you have ever gotten paid. Period, time triple. Daddy Dana just has to let you out of your contract. You work for the UFC. You’re a b*tch basically.”

It didn’t take long for Masvidal to respond to the offer.

“1. The UFC isn’t gonna let me go for chump change. 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,” Masvidal wrote on Twitter

“If the UFC still says no because the money is still too low then come over to the ufc, sign a 1 fight deal and we can stipulate I can only box in the cage. If i do anything other than that I will forfeit my purse to you. Come on over and get paid and laid out.”

Masvidal was signed to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269 this month, but backed out of the bout due to an injury.

Sean Strickland is currently scheduled to headline a February UFC Fight Night against Jack Hermansson.


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