“You Deserve This Chain More Than Me!”: Jake Paul Finally Sends ‘Sleepy McGregor’ Chain to Dustin Poirier

Published 07/16/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul fights Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Triller)

Last weekend, the UFC 264 main event between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier ended in a disheartening fashion. In this fight, the Irishman broke his leg and eventually lost the bout via a first-round T/KO. Also, with this vicious loss, McGregor put himself on the receiving end of criticism coming from fans, fighters, and rivals.


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McGregor, who tried keeping Poirier on his toes, failed to do so. However, he still showed a snippet of his old self by landing a few significant strikes. But in the end, it was ‘The Diamond’ who edged over the Irish MMA stalwart.


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With his performance that night, Poirier impressed one and all including Jake Paul, who decided to send him a gift. ‘The Problem Child’ got himself a $100k ‘Sleepy McGregor‘ chain, which he gifted to Poirier.

Taking it to his Twitter, Paul shared a picture of the chain alongside a note for ‘The Diamond’. He wrote, ”

sleepy Mcgregor

Dear Dustin,

Congrats for your much earned victory. I love what you are doing with your Good fight Foundation! You deserve this chain more than me! Good Always Deats Evil! Keep winning!

– Love Jake

P.S Tell Jolie I said Hi – She’s a Bada**!”

The YouTuber turned boxer never leaves an opportunity to mock the ex-UFC double champ. That said, over the past few months, he’s tried everything in his hand to get onto McGregor’s nerves.

Despite failing, he hasn’t stopped in his efforts to get McGregor’s attention.

Will Jake Paul ever get to fight Conor McGregor?

Conor McGregor seemed devastated after his loss to Poirier. And it looked as if he’d be keen to get that revenge over anything else for now.


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MMA – UFC264 – Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States – July 10, 2021 Conor McGregor in action against Dustin Poirier REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Also, in order to signify his spot as the champ, ‘The Notorious’ is hungry to get the lightweight strap once again. Considering that, Jake Paul seems an unlikely opponent for McGregor.

Nevertheless, Jake Paul will keep on trying until he secures a boxing bout against The Irishman. What do you draw off the above story?


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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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