Vitor Belfort did not waste time calling out Jake Paul.
It seems as though fighters are going to begin calling out the Paul brothers more and more moving forward. Is this for a pay day? Do fighters not like them? Either way, Vitor Belfort has become the lates to call out Jake Paul.
On Saturday night, Belfort knocked out 58-year-old Evander Holyfield in the first round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. After picking up a victory over Holyfield, who was stepping in to replace Oscar de la Hoya, Belfort did not was time calling out the YouTube star turned boxer for a $30 million fight.
“Jake, you’re a bitch. You’re gonna meet your dad at Triller. Don’t run away. I got $30 million. Winner take it all. You cannot run from that, man. You’re going to be running from me like crazy but now, you’re on the corner, man. How are you gonna refuse to fight me? You’re gonna look bad, man. You’re gonna look like a coward. You cannot be a coward. You got my respect. Come fight me,” Belfort said in an Instagram post.
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Vitor Belfort has previously accused Jake Paul of ducking fights. Paul is currently 4-0 since he began boxing with victories over former NBA player Nate Robinson and MMA fighter Ben Askren. After deleting Askren, Paul signed with Showtime Boxing and quickly setup a bout with former UCF Champion Tyron Woodley. In the end, Paul was named the winner by decision.
At age 44, Belfort has been able to retain his quick hands and ability. If this fight were to happen, it would likely be Paul’s most difficult since he began venturing into the boxing world.
This is not the first time that Paul has been linked to other fighters. Belfort now joins the likes of Conor McGregor and Dillon Danis. Belfort also called out Canelo Alvarez for a price tag of $40 million.
This will be an interesting storyline to keep an eye on moving forward. Vitor Belfort has made first contact and now it is up to Jake Paul to decide whether or not to respond.