Sage Northcutt is Willing to Fight Logan Paul, "I think it could be a great matchup" - Dexerto

Sage Northcutt is Willing to Fight Logan Paul, “I think it could be a great matchup”

Published: 14/Sep/2018 22:02 Updated: 14/Sep/2018 22:20

by Virginia Glaze


Professional mixed martial artist Sage Northcutt has expressed an interest in getting into the octagon with popular YouTuber Logan Paul.

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In an interview with TMZ Sports, Northcutt said that their potential match “could be massive,” after Uijah Faber stated that he’d like to see Paul fight a legitimate UFC fighter such as Northcutt.

The MMA fighter seems enthusiastic to turn the potential match-up into reality, stating that both Paul’s fans and his own audience would enjoy the spectacle.

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He didn’t underestimate Paul’s strength, however, citing the YouTuber’s high school wrestling career and boxing form during his fight with KSI.


“I never underestimate a guy who believes in himself,” Northcutt admitted. “I would like to see myself fight him.”

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Northcutt’s fans apparently want to see him go up against a wrestler, to boot. With Paul’s experience in the sport, their match could prove to be an interesting one – but Northcutt mentioned that he’d fight using any style Paul wanted.

“I’d be willing to have a boxing match with him, or an MMA match, whatever he’d like,” Northcutt conceded. “He said he would like to fight in the UFC, so I think I’m not too big for him. I think it could be a great matchup.”


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Paul expressed an interest in joining the UFC prior to his boxing match with fellow YouTuber KSI. In another interview with TMZ, Paul stated that he wanted to fight a UFC fighter after his upcoming rematch, citing CM Punk as his desired opponent, specifically.

Paul has not yet responded to a possible fight with Northcutt, but his determination to join the sport leaves further developments up to speculation.