Jake Paul vs. Conor McGregor is a bout Matchroom boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is intrigued by, and he provides Paul a slight edge to win on account of their measurement differential.
Hearn is coming off a giant weekend after co-promoting Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden. The occasion was the most important girls’s struggle in boxing historical past and he did it with the assistance of Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions, who represented Serrano.
While Hearn does not assume a lot of Paul’s possibilities towards reputable boxers of the identical age and measurement, he’s within the spectacle a Paul vs. McGregor boxing struggle would offer. On the newest episode of The MMA Hour, Hearn mentioned:
“I nonetheless like Conor McGregor towards Jake Paul. I do know there’s numerous weight however Conor’s trying large lately. I do not wish to disrespect Conor as a result of I actually like him, nevertheless it’s the scale that’s the downside. And once more like I mentioned, Jake, he can struggle. He’s fairly explosive. Can punch a little bit bit. But Conor, lots of people do not know. Conor was an honest beginner fighter, he does have good boxing fundamentals. Like significantly better than most blended martial artists, his boxing is significantly better.
And even within the Mayweather struggle, I do know that Mayweather was holding him up actually for many of that struggle. But he was aggressive in that. He actually wasn’t embarrassing. And he fought the pound for pound primary on the time. Like, Conor can field.”
In the top, although, Hearn believes Jake’s measurement is just too large of an element. He mentioned:
“But really, what is [McGregor], a 147-pounder? Really? I know, 147, 154, I know he’s pumped up right now. Jake’s at 200, 220. But I’d like to see it.”
Watch the complete interview with Eddie Hearn about Paul vs. McGregor beneath:
Jake Paul’s supervisor needs Paul vs. McGregor on the Taylor vs. Serrano 2 card
Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano was such an awesome match they’re already speaking a couple of rematch. According to Hearn, if Jake Paul’s supervisor Nakisa Bidarian had his manner, they’d pair the struggle up with Conor McGregor vs. Jake Paul.
“Nikisa mentioned it to me: he said ‘What about Taylor vs. Serrano 2 and Conor McGregor vs. Jake Paul, same night.’ Obviously Conor / Jake is huge and so is Taylor / Serrano. It’s probably better over two cards but it’d be a hell of a night. But I just can’t see Conor and ultimately Dana … Dana’s really not going to do a deal with Jake Paul.”
Not solely does Dana White have beef with Paul, he additionally is not a fan of Paul’s supervisor Bidarian, who was the Chief Financial Officer for the UFC when it offered to WME Endeavor. White believes Bidarian is behind a lot of Paul’s assaults, and referred to as his former ‘accountant’ worker a ‘large warlock nostril scumbag.’