Kickboxer Andrew Tate has challenged YouTuber Jake Paul to a fight in the ring, after the latter took to Twitter to call out UFC star Conor McGregor.
In his latest challenge to the fighting industry, Paul has called out former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight and lightweight champion McGregor for a $50 million match.
Two-division UFC World Champion and two-division Cage Warriors World Champion McGregor may not be interested in taking up the offer, but Tate is definitely more than keen to take on the YouTube star.
Andrew Tate responds to Jake Paul’s challenge
Paul’s 3.8 million Twitter followers were treated to a one-minute video of their idol smoking a cigar inside his sports car, with the tweet getting thousands of responses.
One man who chose to respond to Paul more literally, however, was retired kick-boxer Tate. The American-British cruiserweight kickboxe-r and mixed martial artist replied with a video of his own.
Reacting on Twitter, Tate said: “Jake Paul, it’s clear to me that you’re desperate for a reality check. If I made my money impressing four-year-olds on YouTube, and managed to somehow become a multi-millionaire from it, I would probably live in a dream world too.
“This is the hardest sport in the world, and people dedicate their lives to this, and most of them never get a payday.
“I don’t have $50m to bet with you, but I do have $3m to bet with you, so this is your offer; $3m. You put $3m, I put $3m, winner takes all.
“I will fight you,” added Tate in another Tweet. “Winner takes all the money. Any fight rules you want. Send the contract.”
Who is Andrew Tate?
According to his website, Tate is a three-time ISK world champion, IKF British champion, and Enfusion world champion.
His father Emory Tate was a three-time US Armed Forces chess champion, while his brother Tristan once appeared in reality TV show Shipwrecked: The Island.
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