UFC star Conor McGregor didn’t hold back when discussing Jake Paul and his upcoming fight with Nate Diaz. McGregor, who has been a target of Paul’s call-outs in recent years, finally addressed the YouTube star’s antics and shared his thoughts on the highly anticipated clash with Diaz.
Paul has been making waves in the boxing world, but McGregor, who hasn’t stepped into the boxing ring since his bout with Floyd Mayweather, initially refrained from engaging in the trash talk. However, he recently referred to Jake and his brother Logan as “dingbats.” Now, as Paul prepares to face one of McGregor’s fiercest rivals, Nate Diaz, on August 5, the Irish fighting sensation couldn’t resist sharing his perspective.
During a conversation with Ariel Helwani on May 20, McGregor discussed his own return to action, his business ventures, and the forthcoming Paul vs. Diaz showdown. True to his style, he didn’t mince words when it came to Jake Paul.
“I fancy him (Nate) for it, to be honest,” McGregor expressed while purposefully avoiding mentioning Jake by name. “Your man is a bit windy. The other cat is a bit windy, you know. But, he’s a donkey. That guy is a donkey, the other cat.”
McGregor continued his verbal assault, comparing Jake Paul to a donkey with a kick. Despite acknowledging Paul’s unpredictability, McGregor firmly believed that Nate Diaz would come out on top in the fight.
While a potential matchup between Conor McGregor and Jake Paul remains a distant dream, McGregor’s disdain for the social media sensation was evident in his comments. McGregor has always been vocal and unafraid to speak his mind, and this occasion was no different.
As the anticipation builds for the Paul vs. Diaz clash, McGregor’s words add fuel to the fire. Fans eagerly await the showdown, curious to see if Nate Diaz can deliver the victory McGregor believes he is capable of achieving.
Conor McGregor‘s insight into the fight, combined with his sharp tongue, keeps the spotlight shining on the MMA world, even when he’s not the one stepping into the ring. McGregor’s comments serve as a reminder that his presence is still felt and that he remains one of the sport’s most captivating figures.
As fight night approaches, fans will be eager to see if Nate Diaz can prove McGregor right and emerge victorious against the outspoken Jake Paul. The MMA community will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on the outcome, as the rivalry between McGregor and the Paul brothers continues to capture attention.