The head coach of CONOR MCGREGOR has yet to hear any talk of a future fight with Jake Paul – despite the YouTuber’s recent claim that his management team is in touch.
Last year, problem child Paul claimed that the respective representatives of the pair were ‘constantly’ talking about a lucrative boxing match.
But it’s news for McGregor’s longtime coach and good friend Kavanaugh, who hasn’t heard any serious rumblings about The Notorious potentially facing the former Disney star.
Asked if Paul is a potential future rival, Kavanaugh told The Mirror: “He can talk to Audi all the time, but no.
“I’ve Heard Something About Jake Paul Being Managed By An Ex-UFC CFO [Chief Financial Officer],
“And I think it’s interesting to hear some of the negotiating tactics being leaked by that big organization through Jake Paul, so it’s fun to follow.
“But as far as Connor vs Jake is concerned, I honestly haven’t heard of that even once, and I’ve heard some pretty quirky things, but it’s never been suggested.”
McGregor, 33, has two fights left on his contract with the UFC, but recently revealed he was not against the idea of facing Paul or his older brother Logan.
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He added: “I couldn’t care more about them having two dingbats. I don’t see that, but never say never.
“If they keep competing, who knows? But, dingbats, two of them.”
The poster boy of the UFC is currently recovering from a horrific broken leg in his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier last July.
McGregor is targeting a return in April for Sparring, which UFC president Dana White hopes will return in the summer.
White told ESPN: “If all goes well with his recovery time, he should be back this summer.”
He added: “I don’t know what the scenario will look like when he comes back.
“So to talk about him and Dustin – Dustin could have been retired by the time Conor McGrego [comes back],
“You never know what’s going to happen in this game. So I don’t know, you have to ask me this, this [coming] Heat.
“That’s when we look at what’s going on in that division in the game and find out what’s next for Connor.”
Paul, 24, is currently taking a break from boxing following the spectacular demolition of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
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