UFC star Anthony Smith tells fans to boycott Jake Paul’s fights for making a mockery of legends

Anthony Smith is encouraging MMA fans to boycott Jake Paul’s fights until the YouTuber-turned-boxer fights someone on his level and stops exploiting legends of the sport who are past their prime.

Paul faced UFC icon Anderson Silva on Sunday and scored a final-round knockdown on his way to a unanimous decision victory.

The 47-year-old Brazilian is the third UFC star he has beaten in his fledging boxing career – and Smith has had enough.

Speaking on the ‘Believe You Me’ Podcast, the No. 5 ranked light-heavyweight slammed ‘The Problem Child’ for making a mockery of UFC greats.

‘We should all boycott the rest of his fights until he fights someone who’s on his level or whatever level we deem him to be,’ said Smith.

‘You talk all this s**t about MMA fighters, you talk s**t about the UFC, then you pretend that you wanna bring fighters up and you want everyone to get paid better but then you trash everyone, every time they fight.

‘And now we’re putting food on your table to drag our legends.

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‘Older, shorter, smaller, past their prime legends that have spend their entire careers running their bodies into f***ing car accidents and we hold these guys near and dear to our hearts.

Visibly enraged by Paul using the UFC as a tool to boost his profile by beating old legends, Smith continued with his expletive-laden rant.

‘This f***head pulls them out of semi-retirement