Video: Jake Paul and Stephen A. Smith debate UFC fighter pay

When it comes UFC fighter pay, you know how Jake Paul feels. For the better part of two years now, he’s banged the drum on that issue and been an overall nuisance to UFC president Dana White, whom Paul doesn’t like.

Stephen A. Smith, on the other hand?

“That’s my man. I’m not gonna front,” Smith told Paul on an episode of his “BS w/ Jake Paul” YouTube show. “Dana White’s my guy.”

And so you can imagine Paul’s disbelief when hearing that. Or you can see for yourself.

In short, Smith stumps for White and the UFC – which shouldn’t come as a surprise also since he works for UFC broadcast partner ESPN – even when it’s brought to his attention that the UFC pays fighters around 20 percent of its revenue, a fact from unsealed documents in the ongoing antitrust lawsuit.

The debate between Paul and Smith is lively, to say the least. You can watch in the video below (already timestamped for you):


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