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Jake Paul and Dana White included in Sports Illustrated’s Top 50 influencer list

Sports Illustrated magazine has released its annual "50 Most Influential Figures in Sports" edition, and among the names are two of the most controversial and prominent personalities in combat sports: Jake Paul and Dana White.

Dana White is no stranger to controversy. As the president of the UFC, he has been at the helm of the world's leading mixed martial arts organization for over two decades. He has transformed the UFC from a niche sport into a global phenomenon, attracting millions of fans and generating billions of dollars in revenue.

He has also been praised and criticized for his aggressive and outspoken style of leadership, his dealings with fighters and media, and his vision for the future of MMA. His place on the "Influencer 50" list reflects his undeniable influence on the sport and the industry.

Jake Paul, on the other hand, is a newcomer to combat sports. The former YouTube star turned professional boxer has taken the world by storm with his sensational fights against celebrities and athletes. He has faced off against Tommy Fury, Tyron Woodley (twice), and Anderson Silva, drawing huge pay-per-view numbers and media attention.

He has also stirred up controversy with his trash talk, antics, and challenges to established fighters. His inclusion on the "Influencer 50" list shows his remarkable ability to create hype and engage millions of fans online.

Jake Paul and Dana White may not have much in common, but they both share a knack for making headlines and influencing the world of combat sports. They are the unlikely duo on the cover of Sports Illustrated's "Influencer 50" list, and they are not going anywhere anytime soon.


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