A number of professional fighters took to Twitter with reactions after Jake Paul introduced he might be combating MMA in PFL’s Tremendous Combat division.
It was earlier right this moment that Paul (6-0 Boxing) shared a video saying that he has signed a contract to combat with the Skilled Fighters League (PFL). ‘The Drawback Baby’, 25, reportedly signed a multi-year deal to compete within the promotion’s new ‘Tremendous Combat’ division.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Welcome to the Skilled Fighters League @jakepaul pic.twitter.com/pgMDUprK6S
— PFL (@PFLMMA) January 5, 2023
In line with the undefeated boxer, fighters competing within the new ‘Tremendous Combat’ division of the PFL will earn “at the least 50 p.c of the PPV income”.
Jake Paul is hoping that he can lure former UFC star Nate Diaz (21-13 MMA) into the PFL cage in 2023. ‘The Drawback Baby’ supplied the ‘Stockton Slugger’ a two-fight deal the place they’d combat in a boxing match first after which compete within the PFL Tremendous Combat division in MMA about six months later.
Shortly after Paul vowed to “construct and combat in PFL’s PPV Tremendous Fights Division” in 2023, a number of professional fighters took to Twitter to share their respective takes.
Take a look at these reactions beneath:
Welcome to the PFL @jakepaul
Very happy to welcome you to MMA’s league if Nate isn’t accessible 🤝 @PeteMurrayPFL @PFLMMA @DonnDavisPFL
— Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) January 5, 2023
Hey @PFLMMA I’m a free agent. I wouldn’t thoughts welcoming @jakepaul into the MMA world. 😘. However let’s be actual. He’d by no means take this combat, even tho I’m just like the shortest middleweight in historical past 🤷🏾♂️ ought to be a manageable W for him!
— Deron Winn (@DeronWinn) January 5, 2023
As my bro @moicanoufc say “ Marreta desires cash “ ⚒️👀🤑@PFLMMA @Alexdavismma @espnmma @MMAJunkie
— Thiago “Marreta” Santos (@TMarretaMMA) January 5, 2023
Welcome to the @PFLMMA @jakepaul large issues to come back, however I assure you and all of the followers, we combat, you’re going to shoot first!
— Jeremy Stephens (@LiLHeathenMMA) January 5, 2023
I feel it’s a nice transfer for @jakepaul and reveals how enterprise savvy he actually is. I can’t say the identical for the @PFLMMA at the moment. It’s going to take time to see how optimistic his presence is for them and if it was a very good transfer for everybody concerned https://t.co/vskwDLbScZ
— Large John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) January 5, 2023
Jake Paul’s PFL video & signing is kinda hearth 🔥 if we’re being trustworthy 😂
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) January 5, 2023
Respect ✊🏾 https://t.co/DhhPDHphTG
— Terrance McKinney (@twrecks155) January 5, 2023
Wow Jake Paul to PFL that’s wild. Who we need to see him combat? I feel @HurricaneShaneB ought to get it.
— Matt “The Steamrolla”Frevola (@SteamRollaa) January 5, 2023
It’s getting actually arduous to not just like the man now.. 50% income and fighter advocacy… Large If True https://t.co/pZHRJqyhkq
— Kyle Daukaus (@KyleDaukaus) January 5, 2023
Unpopular opinion… it’s simpler Jake Paul beat Diaz in a mma match than Dias beat Jake in boxing!!! #mma #ufc #boxing
— Renato Moicano UFC (@moicanoufc) January 5, 2023
Jake Paul most just lately competed in fight sports activities again in October of 2022, the place he defeated MMA legend Anderson Silva by unanimous resolution in an eight-round boxing match. ‘The Drawback Baby’ has gone an ideal 6-0 contained in the squared circle, which incorporates brutal knockout wins over the likes of Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren and Nate Robinson.
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