Jake Paul Channels His Inner Conor McGregor and Gets a New Tattoo

Published 05/07/2021, 10:00 AM CDT


Jake Paul broke into the news headlines yet again after entering a brawl with the boxing elite, Floyd Mayweather. ‘The Problem Child’ went to support his elder brother, Logan Paul, for a press conference with ‘Money’ ahead of their June 6 fight. But he abruptly met Mayweather backstage, wherein the duo engaged in a war of words and ended up in a brawl.

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The prime reason this tussle escalated was that Jake Paul tried to snatch Mayweather’s hat, which left the latter livid. Post the brawl, the quirky Jake Paul left everyone in shock when he tattooed the verb he used against Mayweather, ‘Gotcha Hat’.

Michael Benson shared a video of Jake Paul imitating the UFC star Conor McGregor. In this video, he said, “Yeah after like thinking about it, I just wanna say like, I apologize for my behavior. And I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have acted that way. And you can suck my n**s, I’m just kidding.”

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Prior to this brawl, Mayweather and the YouTuber turned boxer had engaged in a limited extent of banter. But things went completely off the table once they both saw each other face to face.

‘The Problem Child’ is not new to such controversies. However, this was the first time he put himself in such a serious confrontation with ‘The Best Ever’. Regardless of whatever happened, Paul took this entire incident on his chin and moved forward.

Will Jake Paul get a chance to settle his scores with Floyd Mayweather inside the ring?

Jake Paul, who is a novice in the sport, wants to trace a long pathway and attain legendary status. In order to do the same, he’ll have to contend with some legends of the game like Floyd Mayweather and more.

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A few months back, in an Instagram post, ‘Pretty Boy’ asserted that he’d fight Jake Paul only if the latter gets past Ben Askren. As ‘The Problem Child’ has unquestionably passed that test, he will look to fight Floyd Mayweather.

Moreover, the recent rift between the two will only fuel ‘The Problem Child’ to give his best shot against the unbeaten ‘Money’ Mayweather.

Do you envision both Jake Paul and Floyd Mayweather fighting anytime soon?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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