UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman is certainly one of the top fighters in the world and many consider him as the pound-for-pound world’s best fighter as well. He has competed at a high level for a long time now and always shuts up his critics. It seems Jake Paul recently made an interesting claim about Kamaru Usman.
In the main event of UFC 268, Kamaru Usman defended his Welterweight title against Colby Covington. It was a rematch from their UFC 245 fight, which saw Usman win via TKO.
Jake Paul isn’t afraid to call out top UFC stars for fights as he has called out the likes of Nate Diaz on numerous occasions for a fight. At one time he even called Nate Diaz every day to book a fight against him.
While speaking to TMZ Sports, Jake Paul as usual made a tall claim. Paul claimed that squaring off and defeating Kamaru Usman won’t be difficult for him. In fact, Paul claimed that it would be light work for him.
“I mean, he [Kamaru Usman] could barely beat up a 170-pounder. Took a lot of shots, man. He’s getting old, right? He’s 35 and I think that’s starting to show. I think he is out of his prime already. He’s light work. You know, I respect Canelo and his boxing ability but as far as Kamaru Usman getting into the boxing ring, like I said, it’s light work. Look what I did to Tyron [Woodley], the five-time UFC champion… I know Kamaru beat Woodley, but in boxing, completely different.”
Kamaru Usman previously made it clear that he couldn’t care less that Jake Paul is targeting him. We will have to wait and see if Usman and Paul will one day duke it out inside a boxing ring.
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