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Sean Strickland talks to UFC about Jake Paul


Former UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland isn’t a fan of social media influencers.  In fact, Strickland has threatened to murder two of these influencers.  One of them was influencer turned professional boxer Jake Paul.  

After video surfaced of Strickland beating up influencer Sneako during a sparring session, Paul called out Strickland and offered a million-dollar challenge to spar on video.  Jake Paul also added a tattoo wager.  

Strickland sent a series insults to Paul via social media. But behind the scenes, he asked UFC whether he could fight him.  

“Jake Paul offered me one million dollars, knowing it was impossible for me.  Hunter was the one I talked to. [Campbell],” Strickland said on his YouTube channel.  Hunter, I will fight him.  You let Conor McGregor fight Mayweather.  This is easier, and it’s easier to make money.  Can I do that’   

“And then Hunter told me – Hunter was like the right hand or left hand of Dana [White].  They’re equal.  I don’t really know, but they are pretty close. Hunter also told me that he does not sell any fights,” Strickland said.  “That they give away tickets when they hold fights.  That he does not make money ….

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