JAKE PAUL claims he would ‘kick Conor McGregor’s a***’ within the boxing ring – however admitted he’s petrified of Mike Tyson.
YouTube sensation Paul returns to the ring this weekend with a combat in opposition to ex-NBA star Nate Robinson.
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McGregor is making his UFC return in January and Paul is adamant he has the beating of the Irish fighter.
Paul instructed BT Sport Boxing: “These MMA guys go to apply every single day and should spend their complete day on one factor – elbows, knees, grappling, take downs so there’s quite a bit they should work on.
“However I have been going into the health club for the previous three years and all I have been specializing in is boxing, so come over into my area and you are going to get your a** beat.
“Jake Paul vs Conor McGregor will occur. Individuals suppose that is loopy and Jake’s going to get his a** kicked however we’ll see.”
Tyson makes his long-awaited comeback on Saturday in an exhibition bout in opposition to Roy Jones Jr in Los Angeles however Paul is steering away from difficult the notorious heavyweight to a combat.
Paul expects Iron Mike to be too highly effective for his opponent though claims Jones Jr’s greatest likelihood is to extend the combat.
Paul mentioned: “I feel Mike is so highly effective and that energy is simply going to shock Roy particularly with them being quite a bit older.
How Jake Paul and Nate Robinson evaluate forward of their combat
“You may’t take as many punches like that. I feel Mike wins within the second spherical.
“If it goes into the later rounds Roy may probably come again and win on factors simply because he has that pace and that distance management.”
Paul is dealing with Robinson with the former NBA star making his boxing debut on the undercard of Tyson’s combat.