“Gotcha Hat”- The Real Story Behind Jake Paul and His New Tattoo

Published 05/08/2021, 6:38 AM CDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


Jake Paul, ‘The Problem Child’ continues to spark controversies in the combat world, aiming shots at the five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather. His brother Logan Paul is scheduled to fight the former champion in an exhibition on June 6.

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However, Jake Paul has found a way to make himself relevant in the mix. The 3-0 boxer had a skirmish with Mayweather at the Logan vs Floyd press conference. The feud became so viral that Paul got a tattoo to celebrate it.

‘The Problem Child’ who had the words “Gotcha Hat” inked on his right thigh, has been promoting it ever since on social media. Moreover, he has put it on his merchandised hoodies and t-shirts, which are up for sale on the website. But how exactly did he find the tag? Here’s a look into it.

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Jake Paul- ‘Gotcha Hat’ of Floyd Mayweather

Most of the whole combat world is aware of Mayweather and Paul’s recent altercation in the face-off. Meanwhile, Jake Paul also stole the limelight amid everything. He tried to annoy Mayweather by untying his shoelaces while the undefeated boxer was on stage. Although Floyd Mayweather didn’t react, things broke loose when Paul crossed the barrier.

After the on-stage act, ‘The Problem Child’ and Mayweather got involved in another verbal exchange. But Paul tried to act humorous and snatched away Mayweather’s cap, before trying to flee. ‘Money’, who appeared vexed with the whole scenario, busted out on both the Paul brothers.

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These factors resulted in Jake Paul receiving a ban from the Showtime event on June 6. Nevertheless, Paul has grabbed enough attention. Starting from Floyd Mayweather, to several elites of the fight community, people continue to pose their opinion on the YouTuber boxer.

Thus, ‘The Problem Child’ seems to enjoy all the attention he is receiving. It can also help him get bigger matchups ahead in his career. For now, though, Paul has gotten an amazing tagline for his merchandise.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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