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    Eddie Hearn teases Logan Paul vs Conor McGregor team-mate Dillon Danis in MMA fight

    Eddie Hearn has teased that he may promote an MMA event one day, with the first headline fight to be Logan Paul against Conor McGregor‘s team-mate Dillon Danis. Danis was who Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped out of the cage to attack at UFC 229.

    Danis is also vocal on twitter, and has had his fair share of back and forth with Paul.

    Paul has competed in boxing twice, drawing once and losing the other to YouTube rival KSI.

    But Hearn stated he has a background in wrestling, and that Paul wants to fight in an octagon one day.

    So in a conversation with ESPN MMA reporter Ariel Helwani, Hearn proposed the idea.

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    Eddie Hearn teases Logan Paul vs Conor McGregor team-mate Dillon Danis in MMA fight

    Eddie Hearn teases Logan Paul vs Conor McGregor team-mate Dillon Danis in MMA fight (Image: GETTY)

    “One of these days, I’m going to probably try and have a crack at MMA, not in the Octagon, promoting,” Hearn said on Talk the Talk.

    “I’d kick myself if I didn’t try it at one stage.

    “Last November I did KSI against Logan Paul at the Staples Center, the two biggest YouTubers in the world.

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    “I got a lot of stick, and actually the fight ended up being okay.

    “Logan Paul, who can fight a little bit, not a lot, but also did a lot of wrestling at college. Won a couple of national championships.

    “He wasn’t that bad at boxing. ‘If I went in and did a Logan Paul against someone maybe with a little bit of credibility.

    “Dillon Danis is going to be a step too far for him. ‘The problem with McGregor vs [Floyd] Mayweather was the disparity in ability.

    “But two donkeys make a great race.

    Eddie Hearn teases Logan Paul vs Conor McGregor team-mate Dillon Danis in MMA fight

    Eddie Hearn teases Logan Paul vs Conor McGregor team-mate Dillon Danis in MMA fight (Image: GETTY)

    “Who can we find for Logan Paul in that world who he has a chance against and people would be intrigued by the match-up?”

    And Helwani replied that Hearn should pit Paul against Danis, joking that the MMA fighter couldn’t ‘strike for nothing’.

    “Do the Dillon Danis fight,” he said.

    “Dillon Danis can’t strike for nothing, I would reckon Logan would knock him out.

    “With their social media presence it would be a big deal.”

    This article was originally published on www.express.co.uk

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