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Jake Paul donates $5,000 to UFC fighter Sarah Alpar

Social media influencer and professional boxer Jake Paul is feeling generous these days.

The 24-year-old donated $5,000 to UFC women’s flyweight contender Sarah Alpar. Alpar recently launched a GoFundMe page to help her pay off living expenses and training camp costs.

Paul announced his donation via Twitter on Wednesday, June 30

“SMH… Imagine a rookie in the NBA had to start a GoFundMe to play…,” Paul said. ” I let Sarah @TOOSWEET_Alpar know she has my support and contribution. It’s an honor and privilege to help fellow fighters in anyway I can.”

Jake Paul supports Sarah Alpar with highest donation

Paul’s contribution is one of 118 donations. Alpar already surpassed her $30,000 with $34,781 donated as of Wednesday evening.

Along with Paul’s donation, he wrote Alpar a message, stating, “Keep training hard Sarah, sending you positive energy for your camp!!!”

Alpar earned a UFC contract by submitting Shanna Young via second-round rear-naked choke on Dana White’s Contender Series in August 2019. She suffered a third-round TKO loss to Jessica-Rose Clark in her UFC debut last September.

She is slated to return to the octagon against Erin Blanchfield at a UFC Fight Night event in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 18. On the GoFunMe page, “Too Sweet” said she is a fighter, barista, student, wife and mom.

Alpar thanked Paul and the rest of the donors on her page Wednesday.

“Wow. Wow. I am blown away by what is happening right now, and I couldn’t be more grateful. Thank you, everyone, for your support, and Jake Paul for contributing and getting the word out about my fund. You all art helping my dreams a reality. I want to thank each donor personally and respond to several of your social comments. Please be patient as I have training and homework to do too!! I will respond. I am beside myself. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I believe we can reach the 30k goal, and I am here to show up and fight like all of you have shown up for me! Let’s do this!!”

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley

Paul is set to put his undefeated record [3-0] on the line against former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on Showtime, Sunday, Aug. 1. “The Problem Child” is coming off a first-round knockout of former Bellator welterweight champion and UFC contender Ben Askren in April.

 

 

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