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Jake Paul and Hasim Rahman Jr. may be at odds entering their pay-per-view (PPV) boxing match next month at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but the two boxers share the same outlook on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White. Let’s just say neither fighter has great things to say about UFC’s controversial frontman.

Last weekend at UFC Long Island’s post-fight presser (watch HERE), White questioned Paul’s motive for picking Rahman Jr. to fight after his original opponent, Tommy Fury, was forced out of their bout. Rahman Jr. has a solid professional record at 12-1, but he’s coming off a knockout loss to James Morrison — so of former WBO Heavyweight boxing champion, Tommy Morrison — back in April. White wondered why Paul, who he has criticized publicly before, picked the loser of that fight instead of the winner.

Rahman Jr. — who is also the son of a former Heavyweight world champion — didn’t appreciate White’s comments about his last fight and whether or not he is a viable opponent for “Problem Child.” During a recent interview with The DAZN Boxing Show (via DAZN), Rahman Jr. made it perfectly clear what he thought about UFC’s president.

“First of all, I wasn’t knocked out, I got stopped, I was on my feet,” Rahman Jr. said.

“Dana White could put anyone in there with me, Francis Ngannou, Jon Jones, the retired dude Randy Couture, I would destroy them, he knows that.

“He’s not going to put any of his fighters with me so I don’t put much weight on what he said. He doesn’t want his fighters fighting boxers anyway, and I can get in a cage with these guys, too. I’m a real fighter.”

Rahman Jr. believes White would completely change his outlook if the two were ever to meet face-to-face.

“He would never talk to me like that to my face,” he said.

“He is one of the fakest people in combat sports, so I’m actually glad that Jake Paul has been exposing him as far as how fake he is in the combat sports world.”


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