UFC President Dana White doesn’t seem too enthused about the possibility of having Conor McGregor, who is under contract to the UFC, participate in a bout with YouTube star Jake Paul.
But he took it to the next level off-camera when he said “I’m thinking of letting Amanda Nunes knock his ass out.” And for her part, the reigning two-division UFC women’s champion is game for the bout!
Paul has started talking trash already regarding the fight, accusing the former two-division UFC champion McGregor of “ducking” him.
My team sent you a $50 million dollar offer this morning — 50 million dollars cash, proof of funds, the biggest fight offer you’ve ever been offered. But, you’re scared to fight me, Conor!! You’re ducking me because you don’t wanna lose to a fucking YouTuber. You’re 0-1 as a boxer. I’m 2-0 as a boxer.
McGregor boxed Floyd Mayweather in August of 2017 and lost to the now 50-0 five-division champion via 10th round TKO.
If this seems like a circus, that’s exactly what it is. And we’re contributing to it by writing about it now. No one knows if McGregor can get out of his contract and take $50 million to end a YouTuber in a boxing ring, but the buzz around it wouldn’t be bad box office that’s for sure.
Can 2020 just be over soon, please?