Westlake, Ohio, native and internet sensation Jake Paul has a message for Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
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So, let’s get into how Paul can make his way onto the roster!
All kidding aside, it’s only natural the Browns and the Paul brothers would cross paths on the internet somehow.
The Paul brothers seem to be setting up a new exhibition boxing match every other week while the Browns (and Baker) continue to climb the relevancy ladder in the NFL.
Being from northeast Ohio, the internet stars have the geographical connection with the Browns.
Paul in Cleveland
The lifestyle of the Paul brothers has led them well away from northeast Ohio over the years.
Still, the pair claim to be fans of the brown and orange.
Earlier this year, Jake took his mom on a private jet to Kansas City for the Browns playoff game against the Chiefs.
Regardless of wealth, spending money on a private jet to go to a playoff game indicates at least some level of fandom.
The video message to Mayfield comes around the same time as the announcement of the location of Paul’s next fight.
Of course, the venue just so happens to be Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in downtown Cleveland.
Venue scouts for these fights don’t miss often, as each location is picked to generate revenue and ratings.
His opponent Tyron Woodley is not from Cleveland, but he’s not exactly the focus of the bout.
Will Baker be There?
As we know, Mayfield isn’t one to shy away from seeing a good fight.
Just this past weekend he was seen at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor.
He was also at an event in 2020 with Myles Garrett, but the TV broadcast was completely unaware Baker was sitting right next to Myles.
UFC and boxing are two different entities but both in the combat sports realm.
This upcoming bout will happen right as the Browns are getting ready for the regular season.
Unfortunately for Mayfield, Cleveland has a preseason game in Atlanta the same night as the fight.
Perhaps Baker can tune in after he exits the game, but there won’t be an in-person appearance from Mayfield this time.
Many are split on their feelings regarding the Paul brothers.
Baker not being in attendance is far from a tragedy.
Does NEO like the Pauls?
The antics of both Jake and Logan Paul over the years have grown tired on plenty of people around the world.
For today’s YouTube and internet celebrities, however, this has practically become the norm.
Still, that doesn’t mean everybody likes it.
Everyone in Cleveland hates you.
— Matt Frey (@Matt_Frey22) April 19, 2021
@jakepaul Cleveland still hates you
— Kris Moutinho Stan (@spad_19) April 18, 2021
I hope the world understands that not only does Cleveland not like Logan Paul but the whole damn state of Ohio hates Logan Paul
— Kave$ (@Hashtag_Caves) January 3, 2018
That includes many in northeast Ohio who simply do not care for the antics of the brothers.
Not everything the two do is wrong, but there is almost always a financial incentive.
Thankfully, there’s no scheming or plotting with Jake’s message to Baker.
It’s a simple, goofy video likely made for “clicks”.
Ideally, for Browns fans, that will remain the case for future interactions.