Kamaru Usman “I’d Murder Conor McGregor But Interested in Jake Paul”

Welp, this is a way to bruise Conor McGregor’s ego …

Kamaru Usman tells TMZ Sports he’s more interested in “beating the s**t” out of Jake Paul than taking on Conor … explaining he’s been looking for an excuse to punish one of these “Internet guys.”

Usman is fresh off of a VIOLENT performance against Jorge Masvidal — where he basically sent Gamebred to the shadow realm with one of the most devastating knockout punches in UFC history.

Before that, Usman went on a run dominating the best the UFC’s welterweight division had to offer … from Gilbert Burns to Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley and more.

So, in the immortal words of Bill Goldberg … WHO’S NEXT!?

Usman says he’s down to fight TWO more times before the end of the year — but admits there’s no one in his division that’s tickling his fancy at the moment.

Sure, he’s been trading Twitter trash talk with Conor McGregor — but Usman says when push comes to shove, Conor doesn’t want the smoke.

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“He’s fought once in the last year and a half and that didn’t end well for him,” Usman says.

“Imagine what I would do to him. I would take his life in there.”

Which brings us to Jake Paul …

“If these guys don’t show me anything, maybe I’ll put out one of these guys who think ‘I can box’ and beat the sh*t out of them.”

Kamaru even referenced the back and forth between Daniel Cormier and Jake Paul in the stands at UFC 261 … and begged DC to stand down so he could teach the guy a lesson.

“DC, sit down, let me take care of that for you,” Usman said.

Usman says he’s sick and tired of Paul dissing legends like Cormier — and believes it would be his duty to beat some respect into him.

Hey, Jake’s looking for a fight too … so, never say never.

Kamaru Usman Says Fight with Khabib Would Be ‘Biggest In UFC History’

Kamaru Usman vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov?!!? How awesome would that be?!

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Kamaru says it would “absolutely” be the biggest fight in UFC history — but the champ isn’t holding his breath that it’ll happen.

Remember, Khabib (29-0) announced his retirement back in October 2020 after defeating Justin Gaethje — but later told Dana White he would consider a comeback if one of the top fighters showed him something “spectacular.”

Well, enter Usman … who’s been destroying the best fighters in the UFC’s welterweight division including wins over Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley, Gilbert Burns and more.

The question — is Khabib impressed enough to consider a comeback against the reigning welterweight champ?! Usman isn’t counting on it.

“I’ve lost faith in this one,” Usman tells TMZ Sports … “I think you have more of a chance at making Kamaru Usman and Georges St Pierre happen before Kamaru Usman and Khabib.”

We also asked about a possible matchup with Nick Diaz down the line … and Usman seems interested!

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Bottom line is this … Usman wants all the smoke. Someone needs to step up.


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