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Logan Paul reveals shock personal phone call from Dana White despite UFC boss’ ‘ongoing feud’ with brother Jake

LOGAN PAUL revealed his shock personal phone call from Dana White – despite the UFC president’s ‘ongoing feud’ with his brother Jake.

The YouTuber had White’s number saved having been in a celebrity group chat with him for betting on the Kentucky Derby horse racing festival.

Jake Paul with his older brother Logan, right
Dana White personally called Logan Paul to offer him UFC tickets

So he did not know quite what to think when the UFC boss phoned him up amid being in a feud with his younger brother Jake.

But to Logan’s surprise, White was offering him even better cageside seats for UFC 264, which was headlined by Conor McGregor.

He said on his podcast: “I answer, and I’m not sure what to expect. Jake’s p***ed him off, him and Jake have an ongoing feud.

“But I’ve come out publicly and said I love Dana White, always have always will, he’s a ruthless businessman, the head honcho, but I’m not sure how he feels about me.

“By default, my relationship with my brother will always take precedence but if I can be cool with someone I will.

“So he calls me up and says, ‘Hey man, is this Logan?’, and I’m like, ‘Yeah, what’s up Dana’, and he explains that we’ve got two tickets, but he says he has better ones.

“These seats are in what’s called ‘billionaire’s row’, and he says I’ll have a much better experience, and I’m like flabbergasted and honoured.

“Dana White is accommodating me, this is fantastic, and I’m like ‘sure’, I told him ‘thanks Dana,’ and I hung up and Jake is like ‘that was weird’.”

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Jake, 24, has campaigned against White, 51, believing he does not pay his UFC fighters enough.

But Logan, 26, is a big fan of the promoter and even wants to make a transition to the cage after wrestling in high-school.

He has currently boxed three times before, drawing and losing to online rival KSI, 28, before then facing boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.

Mayweather, 44, was taken the full eight-round distance in their exhibition without scoring a knockout, meaning no winner was declared.

Jake meanwhile is 3-0 in his career, all by KO, and faces ex-UFC champion Tyron Woodley, 39, next on Sunday, August 29.

He has so far only beaten KSI’s friend ‘AnEsonGib’, ex-NBA star Nate Robinsion, 37, and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, 36.

But despite the limited opposition, he has continued to chase a fight with McGregor, 33, and was cageside with Logan in Las Vegas.

And he watched as the Irishman suffered a horror leg break in his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier, 32, losing by doctor stoppage at the end of round one.

‘NO LEG, NO CONTRACT’

Jake attended to drum up interest in facing McGregor, but remained largely unnoticed due to the bucket hat he wore.

Logan said: “When I walked in, I said to one of the UFC reps, ‘Hey, is my brother here?’ And she looks at me and she turned white.

“She goes, ‘You brother’s coming?’ I go, ‘I don’t know.’ She goes, ‘F***.’ And I go, ‘I don’t think he’s got anything planned.’

“He came in with a bucket hat and we were surely expecting like a ‘f**k Jake Paul’ chant but no one could see him because he wore a bucket hat.

“And because of that, no attention was drawn to him and he didn’t really get to show off the chain at the event and he really get the chance to distract Conor like he wanted to.

“And I think obviously now, Jake’s plans for fighting Conor have been a little watered down because of the whole missing ankle thing.

“You got no leg. No leg, no contract.”

Logan Paul cageside at UFC 264 to watch Conor McGregor

Jake Paul has continued to call out Conor McGregor

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