UFC Legend Ready to Welcome Jake Paul to MMA on 1 Condition: “Come On, He Doesn’t…”

Published 01/17/2023, 10:30 AM EST

The internet sensation Jake Paul was not welcomed in the world of MMA until now. We can see that even though Paul is an experienced boxer, he has a pattern to his call-outs. He usually fights with fighters who are either older than him or not in the rightest of condition to fight. As a result, Paul has not lost a match in his boxing career. Now, the YouTuber has decided to turn to MMA in order to enjoy the thrill of fighting. It is doubtful whether Paul will be able to handle the lethal nature of the sport. That is for the future to tell, for present times, MMA legends are not happy with Paul’s entry into MMA.

Starting with Michael Bisping, criticized the boxer for his antics. According to the UFC legend, the behavior that the popular YouTuber portrays is not sustainable in MMA. If Jake Paul continues to call out people bigger than him in MMA leagues, he will not be able to build a worthy career. Apart from this, some UFC legends like Chuck Liddell himself have talked about the situation. When asked in a video about the 26-year-old, the ex-UFC fighter said some pretty shocking things. He said something which was unexpected!

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Chuck Liddell’s chuckle on Jake Paul’s MMA news

In a recent video, the retired UFC fighter was caught running an errand by a reporter. The man then went ahead to ask him, “hey remember a while back I talked to you and you said you wanted to fight Jake Paul? Well, now he’s into MMA signing with the PFL. Are you still interested in that fight?

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 12: Jake Paul answers questions from the media during a press conference at Madison Square Garden on July 12, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

It is already shocking news that the 53-year-old UFC veteran wanted to fight a young fighter. On top of that, Liddell’s reply was even better. After making a comment on how everybody is fighting MMA nowadays, Liddell went on to say, “Come on, he doesn’t wanna fight me in MMA!

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The UFC legend adds how he is too old and retired to fight now. However, when the reporter asks him whether he’ll accept a contract set up by Jake Paul, Liddell’s answer was a confirmed ‘yes’. He made sure to clarify that he will clearly be doing it for the money. In case such a hypothetical fight offers a lot of money, Liddell would be down to fight Paul.

Will Chuck Liddell ever fight Jake Paul?

This is an interesting question, as Liddell kind of answered it himself. However, the prospectus does seem unlikely from the UFC legend’s point of view. It can be pretty much confirmed that Jake Paul would want the fight to take place and so would the fans of both of the fighters.

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Until everything is marked in every sports news highlight, the words should be taken as grains of salt. Would you be interested in the fight if it takes place?

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Kaif Ali

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Kaif Ali is a UFC content writer at Essentially Sports. He is a full-time student at Delhi University, pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the English language, and a sports enthusiast with a deep passion for MMA. He is always your go-to person when you wish to debate about any UFC champion.

Edited By: Vineet Nandwana

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