UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has made a bold statement in which he said that a fight between Kamaru Usman and Jake Paul would sell 3 to 4 million PPV buys.
During the lead-up to UFC 261, Jake Paul and Kamaru Usman exchanged some shots on Twitter. Kamaru Usman then Knocked Out Jorge Masvidal in one of the most brutal knockouts in the UFC. Jake Paul who was attending the event later posted a tweet.
Challenge accepted.@USMAN84kg if your boss Dana gives you permission to box me and make more money than you ever have, let me know and we can lace them up. I promise it will be your biggest pay day.
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) April 27, 2021
“Challenge accepted,” Paul posted on Twitter. “@USMAN84kg if your boss Dana gives you permission to box me and make more money than you ever have, let me know and we can lace them up. I promise it will be your biggest pay day.”
After UFC president Dana White said after UFC 261 he has no real interest in doing business with Paul, Paul aimed at White, too, and said the UFC doesn’t pay its fighters enough and boxing has more money than in UFC, which is the reason many UFC fighter is going into Boxing. Paul is coming off a knockout of former Bellator and ONE champion Ben Askren, who he knocked out in the very first round of the fight.
Usman replying to Paul’s tweet said he ain’t no Disney Kid for him to fight. This tweet then ignited Paul who took some shot at Usman. Paul then releasing his version of Tweets along with a photo attached featuring Usman and his daughter at Disney World.
So let’s get this straight:
1. Usman calls me out to fight on TMZ sports interview
2. I quickly accept the challenge to fight and will give him biggest pay day of career ($10m+)
3. Usman then backs out of fight because I’m “a Disney kid”
4. Usman visits Disney world pic.twitter.com/CkUBZ5aVYM
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) April 28, 2021
Kamaru Usman responded with a warning to Paul
I understand you think this is a game which is probably why you don’t realize that this is how people Truly get hurt. I don’t play fighting and I can change your life in the worst way. https://t.co/Zch2xlDA9b
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) May 5, 2021
“I understand you think this is a game which is probably why you don’t realize that this is how people truly get hurt,” Usman wrote on Twitter. “I don’t play fighting and I can change your life in the worst way.”
Ali Abdelaziz talks about Usman vs Paul
Kamaru Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has a different point of view of this clash between his client and Jake Paul.
Speaking to TMZ Sports, Abdelaziz put Usman’s name when it comes to selecting Paul’s next opponent in the boxing.
“Dana White has to have the microphone, he has to be the promoter. (Dana’s) gonna get the UFC monster machine behind it and it’s gonna sell I think, this fight did 3, 4 million Pay-Per-View buys, right, but on UFC’s platform,” Abdelaziz said of Usman vs. Paul.
“Listen to me, I don’t think Jake Paul has enough medical insurance, coverage, to even talk, not even to fight Kamaru Usman,” Abdelaziz said. “To fight Kamaru, he’ll need to be in bed or hospital for long time because listen, he’s a internet kid, he’s a YouTuber. I’m talking about pound for pound greatest fighter right now, Kamaru Usman.”
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