Mike Perry has claimed on social media that Jake Paul has declined a boxing match scheduled for February 18, 2023.
Perry posted a picture of the alleged contract on Twitter, saying Paul (6-0) had “changed his mind” about the match and withdrew.
signed a contract to fight @Jake Paul But he changed his mind
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) January 3, 2023
“I signed a contract to fight @Jake Paul But he changed his mind. ”
Perry and Paul’s history dates back to 2021 when Paul invited Perry to join him in a sparring session as part of his training for his fight with Ben Askren. When “The Problem Child” posted a video clip for “Platinum” saying, “You kicked my ass, Jake,” the two fighters have remained rivals ever since.
A former UFC welterweight, Perry recently transitioned to bare-knuckle boxing, defeating Julian Lane and Michael Page back-to-back under the BKFC banner last year.
The 25-year-old YouTuber and internet influencer has racked up impressive victories in the boxing ring since making his professional debut in 2020. Former UFC Champion Tyrone He defeated Woodley and Anderson Silva, as well as former ONE and Bellator welterweight titleholder Ben He Askren. He aspires to become a world champion in sports.
According to MMA Fighting Most Valuable PromotionThe company is owned by Paul.