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Amanda Nunes agrees to Jake Paul fight after UFC president Dana White asks her to ‘knock his ass out’

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UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Welcome to another edition of Stupid News Wednesday!

In today’s idiotic entry, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has offered to let reigning women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion Amanda Nunes box YouTube celebrity Jake Paul because ... well, I’m not really sure why.

Probably because nobody in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community seems to understand that Paul is a master troll and getting reactions from headline makers is how he makes a living. After all, those water balloons won’t pay for themselves!

“I’m thinking of letting Amanda Nunes knock his ass out,” White told TMZ.

“I’m in!” Nunes responded on Twitter.

Paul managed to keep himself in the combat sports limelight by stiffening former NBA star Nate Robinson on the Mike Tyson pay-per-view (PPV) last month in Los Angeles and hopes to parlay that success into a fight with UFC 257 headliner Conor McGregor.

Maybe he can fight this giant slayer instead?