Jake Paul offers retired UFC star Michael Bisping ‘$1MILLION and a share of their pay-per-view revenue’ if 43-year-old Brit steps up to face him in a boxing match
- Jake Paul has offered ex-UFC star Michael Bisping $1m to fight him in August
- Bisping is on a shortlist of six possible opponents as Paul plans his return
- 43-year-old Bisping hasn’t fought professionally since November 2017
Jake Paul has offered Michael Bisping a $1million fight if the UFC legend can prove his fitness.
YouTube star Paul has a shortlist of six possible opponents as he plans to return to the ring in August, as reported by The Mirror.
Retired former UFC middleweight champion Bisping is one potential challenger.
Jake Paul has offered Michael Bisping a $1million fight if the UFC legend can prove his fitness
Paul stated that if Bisping went ahead with the fight and won then in addition to the $1million, he would also get a share of the pay-per-view money.
Bisping, 43, accepted the fight on Twitter but expressed doubt over whether Paul would actually go through with it.
In his tweet Bisping noted that Paul usually fights opponents who are smaller than him.
Retired UFC star Bisping hasn’t fought since 2017 but says he’d be willing to take on Paul
Bisping wrote: ”Come on @JakePaul, you do know I’m about your size? Surely that excludes me from your hit list?’
Paul responded by writing: ‘I would knock you out worse than Hendo. You’re an easy fight but show me you can get licensed and I will show you $1M plus PPV…’
In his tweet Paul referenced Bisping’s loss to Dan Henderson at UFC 100 in 2009.
Bisping’s last fight was in November 2017 when he was beaten in the first round by Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that he lost to Georges St-Pierre.
Paul, meanwhile, has won all five of his professional fights, with his last two successes having come against Tyron Woodley.
If the fight against Bisping doesn’t materialise then alternative options for Paul include Floyd Mayweather, Sonny Bill Williams and Tommy Fury as well as Oscar De La Hoya and ex-UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
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