Jake Paul Bags New Brand Deal for Infamous “Gotcha Hat” Moment – Fires Shots at Floyd Mayweather and Gervonta Davis

Published 08/17/2021, 7:13 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)


Jake Paul got into an altercation with one of the greatest boxers of all time. During a press conference for the Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul fight on June 6, the YouTuber got into trouble with Floyd Mayweather and his team as he grabbed Mayweather’s hat.

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To celebrate the infamous’ Gotcha hat’ moment, Jake Paul got the phrase tattooed on his right thigh. He also got a diamond necklace of the phrase made. Most recently, Jake Paul struck a deal with a company for a line of ‘Gotcha hat’ hats.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

He took to Twitter to showcase his new product and called out Floyd Mayweather and Gervonta Davis in the process.

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As Floyd is one of the most recognizable athletes in the world, an entourage of bodyguards always surrounds Mayweather wherever he goes. On May 6, when Paul stole Floyd’s hat off his head, Floyd’s bodyguards swarmed him. They threw fists at Jake Paul as he tried to run away.

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Following the incident, the 24-year-old has not stopped the trash talk and still continues to call out Floyd Mayweather and Gervonta Davis. Now, given the new deal, fans can expect Jake Paul to show up with ‘Gotcha Hat’ merchandise at his next fight.

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Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Paul (3-0) is currently training for his fight against the former UFC champion, Tyron Woodley. The fight will take place on August 29 in Paul’s hometown, Cleveland, Ohio. ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley (39) will make his boxing debut at the event.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Jake Paul (L) and Tyron Woodley (R) face off during a press conference before their cruiserweight fight at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on July 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

Given that he is up against a debutant, Jake ‘The Problem Child’ Paul will look to secure his fourth straight stoppage win in his fourth professional fight.

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The media and the camps of both the players hyped this fight up, promising a thrilling boxing match. Both fighters have publicly stated that they will knock the other out, come August 29. Who do you have winning this fight? Let us know.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Combat Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature. Allan is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC.

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