Jake Paul Trolls Dana White After UFC President Says He Will Never Work With Him
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In an interview with ESPN, White said he 'would never do business' with YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake and his brother Logan, despite the fact they've managed to put themselves up against some pretty serious contenders in the scene.
He said: "First of all, I would never do business with those guys, just no.
"No, this is not what we do. I'm not gonna f***ing loan them a guy for f**ing what? There's no way. You got plenty of f***ing goofballs out there that you can muster up to get in there and play these games that these guys are playing. Yeah, I'm not your guy."
Speaking about Paul's victory over former ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren last month, White added: "Listen, you cannot deny the fact that this kid has inserted himself into the conversation with real guys.
"This guy has got three fights, and I gotta tell you that I don't know if I truly believe the Ben Askren thing. I have a hard time wrapping by brain around that.
"Let's see how long it takes before this kid's 15 minutes are up, but they are being smart. They are keeping him away from anybody that could actually really do damage. I don't know. The Ben Askren thing still blows my mind."
The comments clearly didn't go unnoticed by Paul, who later posted a photo of himself on Instagram, writing in the caption: "Enjoying my 15 minutes of fame."
He also tagged the location of the pic as 'UFC Headquarters', although it appears to be taken on a private jet.
For context, he also shared a clip of White's interview with ESPN - you know, just in case his trolling was a little on the subtle side.
Not that there's much danger of that with the Paul brothers.
He'd wound Mayweather up by stealing his hat during a press conference to promote a fight between the boxer and his brother, which - as you can imagine - did not go down well.