Conor McGregor Flooded With Jake Paul Jibes Amidst Seemingly Innocuous Statement

Published 04/30/2022, 6:18 AM EDT

Conor McGregor recently showcased his support for compatriot Katie Taylor for her super fight against rival Amanda Serrano. However, fans showered him with Jake Paul references amid an ongoing beef.

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Amanda Serrano vs. Katie Taylor has shaped up to one of the most anticipated fights of this year, as the two female boxing legends finally enter the ring to decide who is the real GOAT of women’s boxing at the iconic Madison Square Garden on 30th April. Meanwhile, the fight has essentially formed into Jake Paul vs. Conor McGregor, with ‘The Problem Child’ being Serrano’s promoter and McGregor, a compatriot of Taylor.

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Conor McGregor showed his unwavering support for Taylor, who is the undisputed women’s lightweight champion in boxing. He tweeted, “Let’s go tonight, @KatieTaylor! Making history once again, this time in the famed Madison Square Garden! With you all the way champ ❤️🇮🇪.”

The fight between Serrano and Taylor is being dubbed as the biggest fight in women’s boxing history as Taylor, who is a two-weight division champion, goes up against one of the best pound-for-pound fighters, Serrano. The fight has already been compared to legendary boxing bouts in history, such as Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali and Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson.

Meanwhile, fans bombarded ‘The Notorious’ with Jake Paul jibes as he came in support of one of Jake Paul’s pupils’ rival.

Jake Paul fans troll Conor McGregor for Katie Taylor support

Paul supporters didn’t have mercy on McGregor and went all out on the Irishman’s Twitter post. One even went on to say that Paul will KO McGregor next.

“She ain’t winning lil bro. Jake bout to KO you next”

“jake paul owns you”

“Jake owns you tho”

“Stayin away coz you’ll get bingo’d by @jakepaul😂😂😂”

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However, even if it was the case, ‘The Problem Child’ was the first person to trigger the UFC megastar as he tried to troll Taylor with a McGregor jibe last night in front of an Irish crowd.

“Look I don’t, I don’t have anything to say about that. What I do have to say for the Irish is, I feel bad for y’all because this is the start of Katie Taylor’s losing streak just like Conor McGregor. This is the start of her losing streak just like Conor McGregor,” Paul said at the presser.

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What do you think? Is Conor McGregor supporting Taylor just because of his beef with Paul? Let us know in the comments below.

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Aashish Kumar

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Aashish Kumar is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism & Mass Communication, this Israel Adesanya fan has interned at reputed media houses and gained valuable reporting experience. Building on that experience, Aashish will look to tap into his love for combat sports and let fans benefit from his passion and journalistic expertise.

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