LOGAN PAUL admitted his brother Jake’s probabilities of combating Conor McGregor have been ‘watered down’ soon after the Irishman’s horror personal injury.
The Pauls had been cageside at UFC 264 in Las Vegas when McGregor broke his tibia at the finish of round one particular against Dustin Poirier – meaning he lost the trilogy bout by doctor stoppage and was later handed a six month professional medical suspension.
The more youthful Paul, Jake, 24, has continued to chase a fight with McGregor, who underwent surgical procedures and will now be on crutches for 6 months.
But even Logan, 26, conceded the YouTube star has very little prospect of persuading the southpaw into the ring any time shortly.
He claimed on his podcast: “I imagine certainly now, Jake’s strategies for fighting Conor have been a minimal watered down since of the entire missing ankle issue.
“You obtained no leg. No leg, no contract.”
McGregor, 33, very first conquer Poirier, 32, in 2014 but was knocked out when they rematched in January.
Beforehand, Paul experienced presented the previous two-pounds UFC champion $50million to struggle him.
But immediately after McGregor was stretchered out of the octagon in the trilogy, the deal was slice to just $23.
Paul had spent $100,000 on a ‘sleepy’ diamond McGregor chain, which he then despatched off to Poirier, who strategies to auction it for charity.
The American is open to a FOURTH battle with his lightweight rival after the unprecedented ending to their trilogy decider.
McGregor also ongoing to threaten Poirier’s lifestyle immediately after the loss and goaded that his wife Jolie was messaging him on Instagram.
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It left even prankster Paul – who the moment mocked McGregor’s fiancee Dee Devlin – experience no sympathy for the richest sportsman in the planet.
He claimed: “He’s a piece of s**t. He is sitting there on the ground soon after dropping, talking s**t to Dustin Poirier’s wife.
“I you should not sense lousy at all. I think he deserves it. I assume it’s hilarious. I hope he (Poirier) normally takes a picture with it (the necklace) and posts it on Instagram.
“I just like to see McGregor plummet. He was a meteoric star which is now just getting a nosedive.
“Right before I required to struggle him and I offered him $50 million, now my provide is $23.”