Paul roasted McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) on-line in the instant aftermath of the ordinary two-division UFC champion’s TKO loss to Poirier on Saturday, which seen the fight discontinuance when he snapped his leg in the final seconds of the first round.
Since he entered the fight sports realm after making fame as a YouTuber, Paul has stated frequently he desires to fragment the ring with McGregor. He’s predicted it as an inevitability, nevertheless now he looks to be to contain quite more doubt.
After McGregor lost abet-to-abet fights for the first time in his career, Paul thinks his mark his dropped critically. The reported 1.8 million pay-per-watch buys for UFC 264 trace otherwise, nevertheless Paul isn’t going to pass up on an opportunity to fragment his suggestions on the Irishman.
“I focal level on the comical ingredient about this drag is I’ve predicted all the pieces that’s came about as a lot as now,” Paul suggested newshounds, including MMA Junkie, for the length of a Tuesday press conference in Los Angeles. “18 months ago after I stated I desired to fight Conor, participants laughed at me. Now I’m laughing at Conor with a broken ankle, sitting there in the octagon, and he desires Jake Paul greater than I need him. So, yeah, my offer to Conor is $23, and if we ever fought I’d knock those fraudulent-ass enamel lawful out of his f*cking mouth.
“Dustin Poirier defeated this man, and Dustin Poirier is fighter – don’t procure me depraved – incredible guy, I no doubt changed into a fan of his over the weekend. Nonetheless he’s 5-foot-9, 155 kilos. I’m 6-foot-1, 200 (kilos). So, Conor McGregor would no longer stand an opportunity.”
Paul’s disdain for McGregor is so stable that he had a personalised chain created that depicted McGregor after his 2d-round TKO loss to Poirier of their trilogy bout at UFC 257 in January. He called it the “Sleepy McGregor,” and wore it whereas he sat cageside on the tournament.
In accordance with Paul, he’s gifting that chain – allegedly valued at $100,000 – to Poirier, who intends to public sale it and donate the proceeds to charity.
“The Conor chain is abet at dwelling, nevertheless Dustin Poirier sent me over his take care of, so we’re getting that over to him and I focal level on he’s going to action it off for charity. So, somebody is going so that you can procure the ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor ‘Sleepy McGregor’ chain.”
Whereas easiest time will uncover if Paul and McGregor will ever clash in a combating surroundings, Paul for the time being has one other function to focal level on as he meets ordinary UFC champ Tyron Woodley in a boxing match on Aug. 29. The tournament airs on Showtime pay-per-watch.