Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP
Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

Jake Paul is right – fighter pay issue won’t go away, so Dana White and UFC must stand up and act

  • MMA promotion has relative monopoly on the business, but that doesn’t mean it gets a pass on short-changing its fighters
  • UFC president White and company should start paying fighters more if they want mainstream acceptance as a professional sporting league

Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP
Jake Paul reacts after defeating Tyron Woodley by split decision in their cruiserweight boxing bout. Photo: AFP
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