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“Where Is Jake’s Lambo Boat”: Jake Paul’s Deleted Reaction To Conor McGregor’s UFC Earning Draws The Ire From Fans

Published 11/03/2023, 2:56 PM EDT

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In a recent turn of events, the internet was set ablaze when Jake Paul, the outspoken YouTube personality and boxer, reacted to leaked UFC earnings of MMA superstar Conor McGregor in a now-deleted tweet. McGregor’s payouts, revealed in UFC court documents, showed a staggering range.

However, this apparently did not meet Paul’s expectations. Subsequently, he took to Twitter to leave a tweet that garnered a significant amount of hate. The controversy further escalated after Happy Punch, the popular Twitter page for combat sports-related content, posted a screenshot of the deleted tweet. Fans arrived in hateful hoards and left some very colorful insights on the whole situation.

Jake Paul Disses Conor McGregor

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The payouts for McGregor ranged from  $2,642,204 in his fight against Chad Mendes to an impressive $6,812,374 in his bout against Eddie Alvarez. However, what caught everyone’s attention was Paul’s surly response to McGregor’s earnings. In his deleted tweet, Paul expressed a mix of amusement and disbelief, stating, “This is  f****** hilarious and sad at the same time.” McGregor’s earnings, ranging from around $2.6 million to over $6.8 million, raised eyebrows and sparked debates among fans and pundits alike.

However, fans quickly pointed out that when Paul remarked that making $5 million in 2015 doesn’t hold the same weight in today’s market, comparing it to making $20 million in the present day. 

This fan asked, “Where is Jake’s Lambo boat?” Conor McGregor possesses this unique mode of transportation. They also pointed out that McGregor is significantly wealthier than the new Money Jake.

One fan remarked that counting someone else’s earnings is quite cringe-worthy

Questions about prowess and strengths also arose.

Finally, one comment highlighted McGregor’s superiority while calling Paul a clown.

The incident sheds light on the broader issue of financial awareness among athletes. Further prompting conversations about financial planning, investments, and long-term sustainability. However, it needs to be highlighted that Conor McGregor comes from a vastly different financial background than that of the Ohio native, who faced no financial insecurity.

Conor McGregor had difficulty paying for a Walk-out song license

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Conor McGregor comes from a very poor background, although he doesn’t like delving into the past. The strides that he has made in the sport are significant. More often than not, he is the face of combat sports. The Irish fighter has experienced a dramatic shift in wealth. From receiving social security payments to making ends meet, to receiving a whopping $15 million, against Nate Diaz, it’s obvious McGregor has seen it all.

According to Joe.co.uk, this success contrasts sharply with McGregor’s earlier struggles. Previously, McGregor took to Facebook in 2012, where he revealed that he had faced difficulty paying a $250 fee for a walk-out song license. McGregor’s journey highlights his resilience and determination in the face of adversity. Further culminating in his current status as a prosperous sports figure.

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Jake Paul’s deleted tweet not only sparked controversy but also opened a door to essential discussions about the financial realities of professional athletes. McGregor’s earnings, though impressive, reflect the intricate balance athletes must strike in an ever-changing market. As the sports world evolves, so too must the financial strategies employed by athletes. Thus ensuring they can navigate the complexities of the industry and secure a stable future for themselves.

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Simona Isha Pereira is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. With a background in content creation, Simona thrives on the raw energy and riveting pre-game drama as much as the bouts themselves. One of Simona's defining moments in boxing occurred during the "Terence vs.
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