CONOR MCGREGOR has been trolled by UFC middleweight Paulo Costa – who reckons The Notorious is destined to fight Jake Paul.
Fight superstar McGregor has two fights remaining on his deal with mixed martial arts‘ premier promotion and has flirted with a return to boxing.
Jake Paul has been chasing a showdown with Conor McGregor for nearly two years
The Notorious is seemingly open to the idea of fighting the YouTuber
And UFC middleweight Paulo Costa reckons it’s only a matter of time before the pair fight
McGregor has also entertained the idea of a lucrative bout with YouTuber turned boxer Paul, which former 185lb title challenger Costa reckons is an eventuality.
Borrachina recently tweeted a mock-up picture of McGregor being punched by Paul with the accompanying caption: “This day is coming.”
Costa’s legion of followers were quick to comment, with one saying: “Conor has gone from hero to zero in the last five years.
“I would not be surprised to see him fight Jake for the money.”
READ MORE IN SPORT
Another said: “This is honestly what I want hahaha.”
And another said: “Hahaha @TheNotoriousMMA he coming soon.”
One remarked: “Ok now this I want to see.”
Paul, 25, has been pursuing a lucrative fight with McGregor for the best part of 16 months and is adamant he’s got what it takes to beat the UFC’s poster boy.
SUN BINGO GET £50 BONUS & 50 FREE SPINS TODAY
He recently told Bleacher Report: “I will fight everybody. This started with me calling out McGregor.
“And people were like, ‘This kids crazy, Conor will kill him’. But now this fight could happen within the next 24 months one hundred per cent.
“I will beat him, people are seeing how serious I am being about this and are changing the way they think about it.”
Read More on SE
Paul hasn’t fought since brutalising ex-UFC champ Tyron Woodley in the sixth round of their rematch last December.
McGregor, meanwhile, is in the final stages of recovering from the horrific broken leg he suffered in his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier last July.
FREE BETS AND SIGN UP DEALS – BEST NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS