'Jake Paul Vs Conor McGregor Is A Lot More Competitive Than UFC Star Vs Floyd Mayweather'
Matchroom chief Eddie Hearn has fully backed the idea of a potential fight between YouTube star Jake Paul and UFC superstar Conor McGregor.
And the American YouTube star floored Robinson twice in their bout before delivering a third brutal knockdown to claim victory in the second round.
Paul, who has won both of his professional fights, wasted no time in calling out McGregor for a fight.
Hearn believes that a fight between Paul and McGregor would be "reasonably competitive."
And the 41-year-old boxing promoter made a bold claim that Paul vs McGregor would be a "lot more competitive" than the UFC star vs Mayweather.
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Hearn told SiriusXM: "I think it's reasonably competitive, especially with the weight difference.
"Jake Paul vs Conor McGregor is a lot more competitive than Conor vs Floyd Mayweather."
Speaking after the Robinson fight, Paul revealed that he wants to compete against McGregor and the Irishman's teammate Dillon Danis.
And the YouTuber also made it clear that he wants to avenge his brother's defeat to KSI in the squared circle.
"I've been training my a**e off for the past year. I'm taking this seriously," Paul said.
"There's a long list of opponents that I want -- Conor McGregor, Dillon Danis. I'm going to knock them both out.
"There's my brother, KSI on the line, Austin McBroom. I want to be in this sport for a long time. I'm in love with it so why not?"
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