Jake Paul is pretty sure he will fight Conor McGregor soon

Now that Conor McGregor is having his back against the wall, talks of him crossing over or taking up another venture have been rife.

The Irishman recently lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, via. TKO due to a doctor stoppage, which caused the second straight defeat in his MMA career, for the very first time.

Following his loss at UFC 264, YouTuber-turned-professional boxer Jake Paul brought up McGregor fading in the sport of MMA, and opened up talks of a fight against him.

Paul had been very vocal about a fight against ‘The Notorious’ ever since he beat Nate Robinson in November 2020.

Jake Paul got a KO win over Nate Robinson and called out Conor McGregor
Jake Paul reacts over his knockout victory against Nate Robinson in the second round during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller)

Now that he has been busy with an upcoming fight against Tyron Woodley, he has remained a bit quiet in his callouts of UFC fighters, especially McGregor.

However, in a recent interview with popular sports journalist Colin Cowherd, Paul claimed that his fight against McGregor “will happen.”

“I think it will happen. Look, I mean, I’m the money fight for Conor McGregor right now. There is no other fighter right now who is on a bigger level than me that is calling out Conor McGregor and wants to fight Conor.” [via BJPENN.com]

Jake Paul claims his team is in touch with Conor McGregor’s squad

Paul, further revealed that his team has been in contact with Conor McGregor and his team.

Conor McGregor could be boxing again
Conor McGregor stands in his corner during his super welterweight boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

He went on to state how people thought he was out of his mind when he first called out the Irishman:

“Our team is in touch with his team and there’s talks of it actually happening. And people at first thought I was just joking when I said I wanted to fight him. But now it’s as real as it gets, it’s more real than ever and by the way, if we do fight, I’m going to knock him out.” [via BJPENN.com]

Paul is currently 3-0 as a professional boxer. He is scheduled to take on Tyron Woodley on the 29th of August, next.

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