Conor McGregor is warned to steer clear of Jake Paul by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s former trainer as YouTube star has ‘so many benefits’ over Irishman
- Conor McGregor has been warned not to face YouTube boxer Jake Paul
- The American, 24, has lengthy sought a super-fight with the Irish UFC fighter
- However, Javier Mendez believes Paul has ‘so many benefits’ over McGregor
- Mendez additionally informed the boxing novice he would don’t have any likelihood towards Canelo
Conor McGregor has been warned to keep away from a boxing battle with Jake Paul, as Khabib Nurmagomedov’s former trainer insisted that the YouTuber has ‘so many benefits’ over the Irishman.
Paul, 24, has lengthy sought a super-fight with UFC star McGregor, 33, and emerged victorious towards former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in an eight spherical contest final month.
The web sensation is at present in talks with Tommy Fury, however his boxing ambitions know no sure, having backed himself to defeat pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez.
Conor McGregor has been warned to steer clear of a boxing battle towards Jake Paul
Paul (L) has lengthy sought a mega-fight with the Irish celebrity and is undefeated in 4 bouts
And whereas Javier Mendez – esteemed MMA trainer at AKA in San Jose – believes that Paul would don’t have any likelihood towards the Mexican, he has informed McGregor to steer clear of the American, who he labelled the ‘actual deal’.
‘Jake has obtained so many benefits on Conor,’ Mendez informed BetWay Insider. ‘Size being one of the large main ones, and the truth that he is been boxing for three-plus years with actually good boxing professionals that know what they’re doing.
‘So, no, he should not have to worry Conor in anyway. Instead, he has to worry individuals like Canelo. He would simply smash him in a single spherical. It could be embarrassing. He hasn’t obtained an opportunity towards these varieties of guys; he actually ought to steer clear of him.
Khabib Nurmagoedov’s (L) former coach Javier Mendez (R) says a battle with Paul is a foul concept
The esteemed MMA coach believes that Paul has ‘so many benefits’ over the Irishman
‘But towards Conor, completely he has an opportunity. Looking on the two, Jake’s obtained huge benefits in measurement and energy. Yes, he does not have battle expertise, however he is been strictly simply boxing for a very long time now. Conor’s not been strictly boxing.
‘I’ve first-hand information of seeing Jake do his stuff, I’ve movies that his coaches have been sending me, and I’ve had phrases with the those that he was sparring with. The man’s legit. He’s the actual deal.
‘Don’t get me fallacious; he isn’t a prime degree man. You cannot be prime degree with three professional fights, however he has expertise and he has energy and he has nice teaching. He actually does. And he is athlete, so mix all these collectively, and he is gaining momentum.’
Mendez warned that Paul would don’t have any likelihood if he stepped in with Canelo Alvarez
Paul has been locked in negotiations with Fury over a match up, with the pair seemingly keen to settle their variations within the ring.
The American made a take-it-or-leave-it supply of $1million to Fury earlier this month, which the Briton rejected, insisting that he is deserving of a much bigger pay day.
McGregor, in the meantime, is sidelined after breaking his leg towards Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. He is anticipated to be out for a while, though UFC chief Dana White hinted that the Irishman may return earlier than the top of the year.