Dragon Ball fans didn’t like it when they saw Jake Paul wearing a Super Saiyan wig during a weigh-in for his 2020 match against former NBA star Nate Robinson.
Jake Paul is an American professional boxer, social media personality, and actor. He became famous on Vine and also played a role on the Disney Channel show Bizaardvark.
Paul started his YouTube channel in 2014, known for pranks, controversies, and hip-hop music. He gained fame on Vine and YouTube, leading to his role on Bizaardvark, where he accepted and performed dare requests.
In addition to his entertainment career, Jake Paul is a skilled boxer, with knockout wins over Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.
On October 29, 2022, he won a unanimous decision against UFC Hall of Famer Anderson Silva. Despite the big success in his boxing career, his choice to wear a Super Saiyan 2 wig at a weigh-in in 2020 didn’t sit well with Dragon Ball fans.
Jake Paul’s Unique Approach to His Cruiserweight Fight
Jake Paul, known as a YouTuber, had a special fight against Robinson in the Cruiserweight category as part of Mike Tyson’s Frontline Battle Event (2020). Before the fight, Jake Paul had changed his Twitter avatar to a picture of Super Saiyan 2 Gohan to get into the fighting spirit.
He showed up at one of the weigh-in events in 2020 wearing a Super Saiyan 2 wig, trying to be like Gohan from Dragon Ball. Whether it was because of his strong love for the series or his controversial reputation, Dragon Ball fans were not happy to see him wearing that wig.
Fans’ Mixed Reaction to Jake Paul’s Super Saiyan Wig
Numerous fans shared their reactions on Twitter (as reported by ComicBook), commenting on Jake Paul’s transformation into a Super Saiyan during the 2020 weigh-in.
One Dragon Ball fan expressed their confusion, saying, “Jake Paul weighing in while wearing a Super Saiyan wig. I don’t know what he was hoping to achieve with that.”
Another fan added humor to the situation, jokingly stating, “Jake Paul wearing a Super Saiyan wig is why I jokingly consider Dragon Ball Z the ‘worst anime.’ LOL.”
One fan was more critical, calling Jake Paul a foolish boxer: “Bruh, Jake Paul looks ridiculous with that Super Saiyan hair.”
Jake Paul rocking the Goku Super Saiyan wig even though he is the living embodiment of Hercule/ Mr. Satan. #TysonJones
— Professionally Loud (@MattRyanYells) November 27, 2020
However, it’s worth noting that while many fans didn’t appreciate Paul’s choice to wear the wig and proclaim his love for the Dragon Ball anime, some did.
Some fans admired it, with comments like “Jake Paul’s Khabib-inspired Super Saiyan wig was awesome” and “Jake Paul rocking the Goku Super Saiyan wig, even though he is the living embodiment of Hercule/Mr. Satan.”