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Jake Paul wants to fight former UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov

LockerRoom Team
22 January 2022

Jake Paul wants to fight former UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The YouTuber tweeted out his desire today following a tweet from Khabib which welcomed Jake Paul to Eagle Fighting Championship.

“the doors of @EagleFightClub always open for you and your team,” Khabib tweeted earlier today.

Responding to the Tweet, Jake Paul Tweeted out the following.

“deal. only if I fight you first,” The YouTube sensation tweeted.

Last day, Jake Paul had tweeted out a picture of Conor’s body transformation and tagged Dana White as well which is what urged Khabib to welcome Jake Paul to Eagle FC.

“@danawhite when I make my MMA debut, I could cut 20 pounds & do it at Welterweight / 170 pounds. That’s what all UFC fighters do and many have destroyed their bodies & minds doing it. But I’m gonna do it at Middleweight (185). Health first. PS Conor walking around at 190,” Jake Paul Tweeted.

Earlier, Jake Paul had expressed his interest in trying out MMA and training with Khabib’s team. Though the same was met with a cold response from Javier Mendez. Jake Paul has been making headlines with his combat sports journey for a long time now and has an undefeated boxing record of 5-0 which saw him picking up wins against former UFC fighters Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley.

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