Weeks after his demolition of NBA star Nate Robinson, YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul continues to grab headlines with his mass callouts, having officially challenged MMA great Conor McGregor to a $50-million fight recently.
The 23-year-old YouTuber has been actively looking for his next opponent, and Conor "The Notorious" McGregor seems to be right at the top of his list.
After weeks of speculation, Jake Paul officially threw down the gauntlet to McGregor in an expletive-laden video, where he not only insulted the Irish star and his wife, but also fired shots at UFC President Dana White:
From calling Conor McGregor scared and old to labelling Dana White an ugly, bald bit*h, Jake Paul did not mince any words as he issued a foul-mouthed $50-million challenge to fight McGregor.
While McGregor is yet to respond, his MMA counterpart Nate Diaz took to Twitter to give Jake Paul a taste of his own medicine by calling him a dumbsh*t who can't really fight:
Not one to step away from a new challenge, Paul was quick to issue a rebuttal as he simply posted:
With the simmering bad blood between Jake Paul and MMA stars reaching volcanic proportions, Twitter had a field day as they responded to the YouTuber's challenge video.
Twitter reacts as Jake Paul takes on Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor and Dana White on Twitter
Jake Paul recently made the transition from being a YouTube star to a professional boxer and so far boasts of a 2-0 record.
Conor McGregor, on the other hand, is a certified MMA legend, who is currently 0-1 in professional boxing after falling short against Floyd "Money" Mayweather in one of the greatest pay-per-view bouts of all time.
In his official callout video, Jake Paul took the opportunity to establish bragging rights, courtesy of his "superior" record as he went on an expletive-laden rant, all while wearing an Irish flag around his shoulders:
"My team sent you a 50 million dollar offer this morning , the biggest fight offer you've been ever offered but you're scared of fighting me Conor, you'll duck me cause you're scared of losing to a f*****g YouTuber! "
If that wasn't enough, he also proceeded to fire shots at Dana White:
"And Dana White, you're a f*****g pu**y too, you ugly, bald bit*h....Conor you're scared, Dana you're scared, sign the f*****g contract, you idiots! "
Soon after his video went viral, Twitter was abuzz with several reactions as the online community expressed their thoughts on the Jake Paul x Conor McGregor ft Nate Diaz situation:
With the online community rallying behind Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, it seems like a match-up with either of the two is surely somewhere on the horizon.
More importantly, as Jake Paul finds himself on the warpath with MMA stars, it begs the question: has he bitten off more than he can chew?