Jake Paul’s PPV and ticket sale prediction for UFC fight with Conor McGregor

Jake Paul believes a UFC fight with Conor McGregor would sell over four million pay-per-views and pack out Wembley Stadium.

The YouTuber-turned-boxer is now looking for another career change by stepping into the Octagon with one of MMA's greatest ever fighters. He has proposed a one-fight deal and pledged to donate his entire purse to all UFC stars who earn less than $50k per-fight if he loses.

Paul is not only confident he can beat McGregor, but also believes them facing off would go close to being the biggest fight in combat sports history, a honour which is currently held by Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao with 4.6million PPV buys.

"Over three million buys in the US, 500,000 in the UK, 300,000 in Australia, four plus million globally. Biggest MMA fight ever," declared Paul to The Sun.

"Me entering a new sport at the highest level will peak the interest of young and old, particularly if we have fighter compensation and healthcare on the line. Imagine the entire UFC roster would be shouting about this fight, secretly hoping I win so they can get better treatment from UFC.

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"Two of the biggest names in sport, MMA and boxing, with the reach of ESPN plus Dana [White] in the middle – the world will stop and watch. Croke Park, Wembley or Cowboy Stadium packed to the rim.

“Will Conor finally shut up Jake Paul? Or will Jake Paul once again show the world the impossible and put Conor into retirement?"

UFC chief White has said the fight will "probably not" happen. He has been embroiled in an online war of words with Paul, who wants him to implement better healthcare and pay for his fighters if he beats McGregor.

If Paul's prediction were to come true, the fight would far surpass the current UFC record for PPV sales which McGregor holds from his 2018 defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov. And he'd be doing it in his debut.

He has faced former UFC stars Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley (twice) in his 5-0 boxing career. But he has recently begun training in MMA himself as he looks to manifest his clash with McGregor.

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