Jake Paul Says Dana White Disrespected Francis Ngannou By Not Giving Him Championship Belt

Jake Paul and Dana White have been at odds for well over a year now and it’s not surprising to many! While Jake Paul has made a name for himself in the world of boxing and is currently a 5-0 professional boxer, Dana White claims that Jake has never fought a real boxer.

Dana White recently threatened to sue his fighter Francis Ngannou for getting involved in talks with Jake Paul’s team for a boxing match.

What Did Jake Paul Say?

Francis Ngannou recently succeeded in defending his heavyweight title against Cyril Gane and extended his contract with the UFC. However, the UFC fighter’s team also wanted to increase his pay bag and got involved in negotiations about a boxing fight with Jake Paul’s manager.

Dana White did not turn up to the post-fight conference and neither did he hand over the championship belt to Ngannou after the fight. Jake Paul has now slammed Dana White for his actions of ‘disrespect’ to the sport and the fighter.

“Dana is too busy sending out lawsuit threats to his heavyweight champions minutes before they enter the cage to fight another man,” Jake said.

“Imagine if Adam Silver sent a lawsuit to Lebron James minutes before he took the floor for the NBA Finals, then refused to present him with the NBA championship trophy after he won. It’s pure disrespect to the athlete and the sport.”

Dana White Responds

Dana White, on the hand, has responded to the claims now saying that he did not intentionally disrespected anyone.

“I wasn’t out there for the main event. I actually walked out of the arena right after the co-main event because there was stuff going on backstage that I was dealing with.

“The UFC can and should do better given the control it has exerted over MMA fighters. I will be working to expose his constant exploitative practices,” explains Jake.

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