Youtuber turned pro boxer Jake Paul hasn't been one to shy away from sharing his feelings on UFC President Dana White, again taking a jab at the 51-year old head man of the leader in MMA.
Paul spoke to a media scrum during the announcement press conference in Miami, Florida for his next fight with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on August 28th and sent a warning to White about how he could be starting a movement going forward that showcases why fighters should be getting paid more.
"I think there's a movement, moving forward that is gonna show that fighters should be getting paid more," Paul told reporters (h/t MMAFighting). "It's unfair, the UFC fighters don't have fair pay. Out of all the sports the percentage that the owners get versus the athlete, their the lowest. Francis Ngannous vs. Jon Jones that fight should happen. Dana White, pay them the $10 million. He's taking their money, they're the ones making the content, they're the ones getting in the ring, risking their life. Chris Weidman goes in, snaps his leg in half, what’s that look like? He might never be able to fight again and provide food for his family. These fighters are risking their lives. You can quite literally die in the ring and they need to be compensated more. I’m a big proponent of that movement and being in control. It’s just like music labels, same thing. These artists are getting owned and they get locked up into these s**tty contracts and they don’t know what to do. So f**k that sh*t. F**k Dana White. We're innovating the fight game and you're starting to see this is show business. This is just the start of something massive, I'm excited to help lead the way.”