Maybe. Possibly. Probably not?
Unless you believe this cryptic tweet he sent out early Monday evening:
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) August 30, 2021
So that’s it. Party’s over just like that after four fights against non-boxers? If so, Paul just made so many of his haters begging for him to go away very happy. But the thing is, this looks all too familiar to us.
Back in April 2016, Conor McGregor pulled this same move. Remember? “I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese, Catch ya’s later,” he tweeted without explanation. That, of course, turned out to be not true, and he had an epic rematch with Nate Diaz four months later, which McGregor won.
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McGregor “decided to retire from fighting” in June 2020, as well – or so he tweeted. But again, not true, and he was back in the cage seven months later getting knocked out by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257.
The point of those McGregor retirement tweets was to cause a stir and build intrigue around his name even further. We’re willing to bet that’s what Jake Paul is doing here, too.
But hey, if we’re wrong, it was fun while it lasted. Rejoice, haters!
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