Following his vicious knockout of Tyron Woodley in their PPV rematch, Paul delivered a direct message to Dana White during the post-fight press conference.
“I just knocked out a five-time UFC champion and embarrassed your whole company,” said Paul. “Please let me get Kamaru Usman, please let me get (Nate) Diaz, please let me get (Jorge) Masvidal. Cause I’m going to embarrass them, too. I promise you, Dana.”
The goading of Dana White has been ongoing and has gotten more personal from Paul as time presses on. Paul has accused White of regular cocaine usage and other lascivious acts. Paul even wore a bald toupee for Halloween and carried around a bag filled with white powder. The bag had a label that read, ‘UFC unlimited cocaine.’
Paul discussed his motivation for the stunt in an interview with Graham Besinger. “Everyone knows about Dana’s coke habit and the hookers,” said Paul. “I’m just a young guy and Dana has the audience I want. He doesn’t realize he is playing into my game.”
White has now responded to Jake Paul’s accusations and has issued a challenge of his own during an interview on The FIGHT with Teddy Atlas.
“I got a challenge for Jake Paul,” White said. “This guy keeps saying that I’m a cokehead. He can randomly cocaine test me for the next 10 years if I can randomly steroid test him for the next two.”
This is not the first time accusations of PED use have been flung in Paul’s way. Two-time Paul opponent Tyron Woodley questioned the lack of PED testing leading up to their bouts. Tommy Fury, Paul’s opponent before Woodley stepped in for the rematch due to injury, had suspicions stemming from the lack of pre-fight testing.
As for Paul’s request to gain access to UFC contracted fighters, White has no intention of letting that happen.
“No (scenario I’d let Diaz or Masvidal box Paul while under UFC contract),” White said. “You notice how he wants to fight f*cking everybody that’s not in his weight class, guys that are older and all this bullsh*t. Go fight a boxer. Go hump somebody else’s leg, you goofball.”
Luckily for Paul, there are plenty of former UFC competitors and professional boxers available to compete against should he choose to add some legitimacy to his professional boxing career.
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