The former UFC fighter Chris Leben has now turned into a bare-knuckle boxer. He recently forewarned Youtuber turned pro boxer Jake Paul ahead of UFC 264.
Paul has previously made an appearance at a UFC event and entailed himself into a verbal exchange with former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Gervonta Davis Reveals ‘Embarrassing’ Boxing PPV Draws
Chris Leben forewarns Jake Paul before UFC 264
It DC’s commentary responsibilities which held him back from escalating to anything more than verbal exchanges. However, Chris Leben stated that if he and Paul cross paths then he will be unlike Cormier. In a post to this Twitter account, Leben wrote:
“I don’t always curse but when I do. It’s f*** @jakepaul. That’s why they created this token http://fjake.com his b**t ass gonna get me paid one way or another. I’m not DC Jake, I’ve got little to lose. See you tonight boy. #UFC264.”
The post by Chris Leben was in response to a video posted by Jake Paul, where he showed off a $100,000 custom chain with a model of Conor McGregor being knocked out hanging off the end.
The video that Leben attached to the post further made it clear his thoughts on Jake Paul:
“What up everybody, Crippler, Chris Leben here. And as a real fighter, I got one message for ya’ll. F*** Jake Paul”
Paul is set to go up against Tyron Woodley in his upcoming fight on August 28.
I don’t always curse but when I do. It’s fuck @jakepaul That’s why they created this token https://t.co/VHYyycYhyO his b**t ass gonna get me paid one way or another 😂 I’m not DC Jake, I’ve got little to lose. See you tonight boy #UFC264 https://t.co/T9zmHJpqEY pic.twitter.com/ycFDS300Mz
— Chris Leben (@ChrisLebenMMA) July 10, 2021