Jake Paul suggested losing about 15lbs in an attempt to beat a UFC bout with Conor McGregor.
ouTube star Paul won 5-0 as a professional boxer, knocking out every single person he’s faced – including former UFC champs Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren, who also fought. compete in mixed martial arts promotions and win titles elsewhere.
Paul, 25, has long called for a fight with former UFC doubles champion McGregor, whose former American preference is fighting the Irishman in the boxing ring. Now, however, Paul seems very interested in an MMA fight with McGregor, who broke his leg in July in his most recent bout.
UFC President Dana White dismissed the idea of a head-to-head matchup, saying Paul – who weighs around 190lbs – was too big for McGregor, who fought at 170lbs, 155lbs and 145lbs during the competition. fight in the UFC.
While McGregor, 33, has gained weight in recent months and may even weigh as much as Paul is now, the YouTube star said he will lose weight to secure a fight with “Notorious”, who is prepared for a comeback in the fall at the Octagon.
“Dana White is begging [Nate] Diaz and Conor for a third fight,” Paul wrote on Twitter Wednesday.
“They fought at the age of 170 in both of their matches. I’ll fight Conor at 175, no problem.
“Stop making excuses, buddy.”
In recent months, Paul has also pushed for improved boxer salaries in the UFC.
While some of you are busy hating me, I’m busy trying to better understand how the UFC makes more money and profits than any other sports league in the world, to help you all make the money. deserved,” Paul tweeted on Wednesday, attaching a video of himself during a call with UFC parent company Endeavor.
Straight from the UFC call: Ari Emanuel asks about the fighter and the JAKE PAUL attention-driven benefits LightShed brings to it.
“Ari declined to comment on concerns surrounding the percentage paid to UFC fighters compared to other athletes in other leagues. Change is coming to you.”
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