Dana White has denied making any personal guess with Jake Paul or Snoop Dogg over the previous’s combat with Ben Askren.
Previous to the combat, the UFC president was so assured in Askren profitable, he claimed he’d be keen to guess $1m on it.
Within the aftermath of the primary spherical knockout, Hip Hop icon Snoop Dogg recommended he was because of a major windfall, by telling White to pay up, whereas Paul used Twitter to ponder to spend White’s cash on.
Nonetheless, talking to Yahoo Sports activities, White says he by no means made a guess with anyone.
“Let me make it clear proper right here to everyone. I’ve by no means made an unlawful guess, ever,” White affirmed.
“I didn’t make an unlawful guess on Saturday night time. I didn’t guess $2m with Snoop or anyone.”
White additionally stated the YouTuber could be handled by an actual fighter ultimately in a put down of Askren’s skills.
Nonetheless, he seems to respect the advertising and marketing energy Paul and his cohorts command.
“That is the appropriate man with the appropriate shtick on the proper time. This man is taking part in this factor completely.
“And boxing is in such a nasty place, they’re doing a extremely good job at sucking in individuals to purchase into this factor. And good for him.”
Paul has claimed the pay-per-view on Saturday night time has drawn 1.5 million buys and generated $75m together with his private purse for the 2 minutes revealed to be $690ok.
He sits at 3-Zero in skilled boxing, however is but to face a real boxer. Every one in all his opponents have been first-time boxers from completely different backgrounds.
However that would change if he steps within the ring with Tommy Fury subsequent, as has been recommended.