Anthony Smith Slams Jake Paul After "Disgusting" Early CTE Claim, More News | Social Media Roundup

Jake Paul has ruffled the feathers of UFC light-heavyweight contender Anthony Smith by claiming to be showing signs of early CTE and the MMA world is preparing for Ben Askren's boxing debut — All this and much more in today's social media roundup.

Anthony Smith slams Jake Paul

Jake Paul Talks Potential Fights With Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort & Jorge Masvidal

Anthony Smith has taken claims by Jake Paul that he has "early signs of CTE" to heart and slammed the YouTuber for saying this. Paul made the claim in the buildup to his upcoming boxing match with Ben Askren and has caused quite the stir in the MMA world, especially given how prominent CTE is for fighters who sustain head trauma daily.

MMA world prepares for Ben Askren's boxing debut

Jorge Masvidal is creating a new platform after his "shadow ban"

Jorge Masvidal has seen his popularity drop amongst some MMA fans given his alignment to Donald Trump during the recent presidential election. "Gamebred" has claimed now to be "shadow banned" and has created his own platform where he will be "looking for the next Kimbo."

Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena react to title fight

Nate Diaz turns 36 today

Happy birthday wishes to Stockton's Nate Diaz who turns 36 today. For a fighter who seems like he's been around 20 years, Diaz has aged like a fine wine and still has plenty left in the gas tank.

Junior Dos Santos was not bald forever

Junior Dos Santos as it turns out had hair at some point in his illustrious career. Does anyone want to see "Cigano" come back for his next fight with a mullet?

Tyson Fury shares an awesome photo with Billy Joe Saunders

Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov continue to beef

Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is a fight the MMA Gods refused to sanction at any time, despite the UFC's insistence on rescheduling it. Ferguson was speaking to ESPN ahead of his comeback fight with Beneil Dariush and continued to taunt the former lightweight champion. "The Eagle" wasn't gonna let "El Cucuy" get the last word in.

Claressa Shields hits back at criticism from some fans

Does Claressa Shields have a point?

Aljamain Sterling shares a scan of his neck before his surgery

Aljamain Sterling has shared a photo of his neck being scanned for anyone who doubted the genuity of his injury.

Valerie Loureda reveals May 21

May 21 has definitely never looked as good as how Valerie Loureda does in this photo. The rising Bellator star faces Hannah Buy on May 7 at Bellator 258.

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