Jake Paul says he'd KO Conor McGregor with hand tied behind his back in boxing ring but offers to fight UFC star in cage | The Sun12/26/2022
JAKE PAUL says he would knock out Conor McGregor with one hand tied behind his back in the boxing ring – but instead offered to fight in the cage.
The YouTuber-turned boxer found himself weighing in on a verbal feud between rival KSI and McGregor.
The Irishman slammed the new age of influencer boxing scene as his training partner Dillon Danis prepares to face KSI.
KSI, 29, tweeted: "I’m sorry but I’m about do some serious damage to your boy."
McGregor, 34, replied: "Brother you’re a friendly little nerd I don’t care.
"He should be back doing MMA if he is doing this little nothing burger match with you.
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"I couldn’t care less about this genre of boxing, I am sorry. Have a good one."
When a fan predicted McGregor would one day find himself in the crossover boxing space, he responded: "Ah go on then, will there be belts? hahahaha."
Paul, 25, snapped back: "You fight for belts? Last time you fought for a belt was 4 years ago. Lost 3 of your last 4 fights.
"I would knock you out in the squared circle with one hand tied behind my back.
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"To be fair, in the cage I would need two hands. But same result."
McGregor lost his one and only professional boxing bout to American legend Floyd Mayweather, 45, in 2017.
He is set to make a UFC comeback in 2023 following over a year out due to the horror leg break he suffered in his last fight.
Paul meanwhile is eyeing a February return fight having last beaten UFC icon Anderson Silva, 47, in October.
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