Jake Paul, the YouTube influencer turned boxing star, declared it was “time to disrupt” after revealing a shock change to the Skilled Fighters League.
The PFL has emerged as a severe rival to the UFC within the combined martial arts area and has signed Paul as its first fighter in a brand new pay-per-view division dubbed ’PFL PPV Tremendous Fights.’
Paul and the league are actually within the strategy of signing high fighters, who would earn 50 per cent of the income from the occasions.
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The ‘Tremendous Fights’ will likely be standalone occasions separate from the PFL League Season and two PPV nights that includes Paul are deliberate for 2023.
“I already disrupted boxing, now it’s time to disrupt MMA,” Paul stated.
“I’ve confirmed myself out and in of the boxing ring and now I’m going to do the identical in MMA, and there’s no restrict to the constructive affect I could make on the game.”
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The PFL is but to call Paul’s first MMA opponent however the 25-year-old ‘Downside Youngster’ has some concepts.
“I am so devoted to this that I supplied Nate Diaz a two battle deal,” Paul stated.
“First, we field. Then six months later, we battle MMA within the SmartCage.”
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As a longtime advocate for fighter pay, Paul has additionally been appointed the PFL’s head of fighter advocacy.
“I plan to enter the PFL SmartCage and as soon as once more present the world that that something is feasible with onerous work and dedication,” Paul stated.
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“Exterior of the cage, equal fighter pay and advocating for feminine fighters has been my ardour, and I’m aligned with PFL to evolve the game.
“I imagine in PFL, their mission, and what they’ve completed in a really quick time frame. That’s the reason I selected to companion with PFL completely, each as a fighter and a enterprise particular person…
“I’ll persistently promote PFL fighters and I invite all high MMA fighters, each women and men, to hitch the PFL and get a payday like they’ve by no means had earlier than.”
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