KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV admits Jake Paul ‘knows how to punch’ and is ready to offer the YouTube star an MMA contract.
The American is leading 5-0 as a boxer but has recently teased a switch to the cage and even called Khabib.
UFC legend Nurmagomedov wants to welcome Paul instead Promotion Eagle Fighting Championship.
He said above Nelk Boys Podcasts: “In boxing, he knows how to punch. He’s not bad at boxing. Anyone can box.
“You can also box, but you can never struggle. This is completely different. If he wants to, we can give him a chance.
“We can sign him, and we can pay him, and we’ll see.”
Paul, 25, most recently knocked out Tyron Woodley, 39, in their brief rematch, following 22-year-old Tommy Fury, fractured ribs.
Woodley fought just four months after losing on points, meaning Paul had KOed all of the opponents he shared in the ring.
Next up is KO’s showdown against YouTuber ‘AnEsonGib’, former NBA player Nate Robinson, 37, and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, 37.
But Fury’s withdrawal also means that Paul is yet to face an opponent previous professional boxing experience.
Despite his counter-criticism, the internet personality continued to call out MMA fighters, including Khabib.
But Paul wants to fight the undefeated Russian, 33 years old, in MMA and asked for a £26 million wallet to do so.
Although Khabib, who announced his retirement in shock in October 2020, laugh minus the comment.
He said, “Do your best, Jake Paul. I do not think so. In MMA, such as minutes. He came a little late because I was done with work.
“Of course, we can think about this. I’ve watched – it’s wits, or I’ve seen some videos where he’s competing, like MMA against someone. He still has to. learned a lot.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/17555996/khabib-nurmagomedov-jake-paul-punch-ufc/ ‘Anyone can box’ – Khabib admits Jake Paul ‘knows how to punch’ with UFC legend ready to offer Youtuber MMA contract