JAKE PAUL named Conor McGregor as his biggest money fight… but NOT the one that "everybody wants."
The YouTuber-turned prizefighter has made it his mission to call out the biggest stars in the fight game, of both the past and present.
Ex-UFC champion McGregor is joined by Floyd Mayweather and even Mike Tyson in Paul's fantasy hitlist.
And it is the Irishman who he believes would bring in the most pay-per-views, tickets sales and ultimately dollars.
Paul, 25, told SunSport: “I think the biggest fight there is McGregor.
"Just because the press conferences would be off the charts. And from a boxing perspective it’s a very high-level bout.
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“I don’t think Floyd would fight me in an actual bout, which would decrease interest.
“Mike Tyson is older, it’s obviously still huge but that’s why I think McGregor is the biggest name there, for sure.”
McGregor, 34, lost his one and only pro boxing bout in 2017, against Mayweather, 45, with rematch talks still persisting.
Tyson, 56, returned to the ring in a 2020 exhibition with fellow legend Roy Jones Jr, 53, but looks likely to keep his gloves hung up.
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Paul expects a major payday against any of the iconic trio but he has gone on record to say he will fight arch rival KSI for FREE.
The British YouTuber beat his brother Logan, 27, in 2019 a year after they drew in a white collar bout in Manchester.
KSI, 29, has since returned to the ring, winning two farcical fights in one night in August.
And Paul believes a grudge match to settle the score simply must happen with fans demanding it more than ever.
He said: “I think the KSI story needs an ending, it just keeps continuing and it’s right there.
"And that’s the one that everybody wants. I would also avenge my brother’s loss.”
Paul faces UFC legend Anderson Silva, 47, in his October 29 return in Arizona, live on Showtime PPV.
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The Brazilian will also be his first opponent with a prior boxing record, following four wins and only one loss in the ring.
Meanwhile, KSI revealed he will return in January in America, although an opponent remains unconfirmed.
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