top of page

Jake Paul OFFERS $1 Million to Sean Strickland!

YouTube sensation and boxing personality Jake Paul has thrown down the gauntlet to former UFC champion Sean Strickland after witnessing a sparring session between Strickland and controversial influencer Sneako. Strickland, nicknamed 'Tarzan,' has been inactive in the cage since his UFC 297 clash against Dricus du Plessis last month, where he defended his middleweight title for the first time.



Jake Paul


Strickland rose to fame last September with a dominant victory over Israel Adesanya in Australia, securing the middleweight title with a unanimous decision. However, his reign was short-lived, as at UFC 297, Strickland faced 'Stillknocks' in a grueling five-round battle, which ended in a split-decision loss, ending his brief championship reign. Following the fight, the former champion criticized the judges' decision.


Recent events suggest that Sean Strickland is still carrying some frustration from his recent defeat. Earlier today, he was spotted in a live stream with controversial figure Sneako, who has been training in boxing for several months and decided to spar with Strickland at the UFC Apex. The spar started at a slow pace, but Strickland escalated the intensity, leading to a one-sided beating of Sneako.


“Shawn Strickland you’re embarrassing for trying to stop sneako like that,” Jake Paul wrote on X. “you weren’t even able to drop someone with no experience while going all out.
You’re a horrid boxer that only picks on inexperienced people..I’ll fly you to PR and we can fight on camera… if you win I’ll give you $1 million (half your net worth) But if you get dropped you have to get Betr tattooed on you. DM me. But just like paddy I’m guessing you’ll find a way to run.”

Despite attempts to stop the spar, it continued, with Sneako eventually walking away with a bloody nose. After the intense session, the two appeared to reconcile, with Strickland acknowledging Sneako's toughness.


"Hey, the fact that you didn't go down is impressive," Strickland told Sneako. "I was trying to knock you down. If you had fallen, I would have stopped. That shows your toughness."

Known for his intense sparring sessions, Strickland's encounter with Sneako was intense but ended amicably. However, the situation could have turned out much worse.


This is not Sneako's first brush with the combat sports world; last month, he engaged in a public feud with ONE Championship's Mikey Musumeci, who challenged him to an MMA fight, a challenge that Sneako declined.


Jake Paul's challenge to Strickland adds another layer of intrigue to the already eventful combat sports scene, with fans eagerly anticipating any developments in this potential matchup.

Comments


bottom of page