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Jake Paul Calls Conor McGregor 'OLD HEAD'

Jake Paul isn't holding back in response to Conor McGregor's recent comments about his upcoming fight with Mike Tyson. The highly anticipated boxing match between Paul and Tyson is set to take place on Saturday, July 20th, at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and will be broadcast live on Netflix. As excitement builds for the event, McGregor shared his thoughts on the fight during a promotion for his new movie, 'Road House.'

Jake Paul

"It's a bit strange. My interest is low. I don't know. I don't understand it," McGregor said when asked about the Paul-Tyson matchup.

Paul, on his 'B/S with Jake Paul' podcast, didn't take McGregor's comments lightly and fired back with some strong words of his own.

"So Conor, you're saying that interest is low for the fight, but the last fight you announced, there were 1,000 articles written in a multiple-day span, people talking about your last fight. In that same multiple-day span, there were 10,000 articles written about (Paul vs. Tyson)," Paul remarked.

"No fight ever has done these numbers in terms of faceoff views, Instagram reels. Just on our main pages alone, it's like 50, 60 million Instagram views on both of our posts — not to mention every single other sports page posting it. That's never happened in the history of the sport to reach those numbers. So this is, in my mind, the biggest fight the world will ever see."

Paul didn't stop there, suggesting that McGregor's comments stem from jealousy.

"There's no reason for them to be jealous. I get that people are jealous, but this is helping the sport of boxing. Isn't that what people should want to see — getting more kids into the gyms, spanning two generations together, doing it on the biggest scale possible? When the old heads like Conor are still trying to hate, why are you trying to pull people down? Your ego is that (big)?"

Paul even went as far as to predict that his fight with Tyson will surpass the viewership numbers of McGregor's bout with Floyd Mayweather back in 2017.

"It'll be more viewed, 1,000 percent — for sure more viewed. Obviously, it'll be free (for Netflix subscribers), so we can't compare pay-per-view numbers."

As the tension between the two fighters heats up, fans are eagerly anticipating the showdown between Paul and Tyson. Will McGregor's comments fuel a rivalry between the two fighters? Will you be tuning in to watch the fight in July? And do you think Tyson has what it takes to defeat Paul despite the 30-year age difference?


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