Jake Paul wants to face Conor McGregortwice

Jake Paul wants to face Conor McGregor…twice

YouTube star Jake Paul is gearing up to face Nate Diaz in a boxing match this summer and if all goes to his liking he will challenge Conor McGregor to face him between the wires and also in the octagon.

Anyone who meets Diaz in Dallas on Aug. 5 in an eight-round duel expects a win over the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and wants to take on another famous name in the federation’s history, he proposed with one has original idea for website TMZ Sports.

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“It could be a two-part series: one in boxing, the other in mixed martial arts in the PFL [Professional Fighters League]. It’s not a problem that everything works out,” he said.

Paul believes McGregor will have no choice but to confront him in the event of a triumph over 38-year-old Diaz, who will be playing outside the UFC for the first time in more than 16 years.

“Diaz wants to fight me and then come back to the UFC and face Conor. I’ll do what Conor couldn’t, KO him, and he’ll have only one option: compete in the greatest duel in martial arts, which is him and me. , provided his father and boss gives him permission. That’s the beauty of it: He has to get permission. I am my own boss and I make my decisions. I would love to see this project become a reality.”

Almost two years

McGregor last fought in the UFC when he lost by knockout. technically ahead of Dustin Poirier on July 10, 2021 after suffering a leg injury. He has crossed swords twice with Diaz, losing by submission on March 5, 2016 and triumphing by majority decision the following August 20.

In boxing, the famous fighter attracted attention when he tried his luck against Floyd Mayweather Jr. The latter defeated him by knockout. Technique at the 10th attack on August 26, 2017.

Jake Paul wants to face Conor McGregor...twice