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Tyreek hill, NFL star Tyreek wants to fight Jake Paul. He hopes to speak to Dana White about combat sport crossover.

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Tyreek Hill may be heading in the wrong direction.

The superstar NFL receiver for the Miami Dolphins said on the “Fully Tilted” podcast recently that he would like to give boxing or MMA a try at some point. Hill, 29, is eager to meet UFC CEO Dana White and discuss the steps necessary to make this transition.

“Just take it to the cage, bro,” Hill said. “That’s why I want to meet Dana White. I want to be in the cage. I want to get in the cage, or I want to box.”

And logic evidently tells Hill that he should target as an opponent someone who also has limited experience in the ring or cage, someone like YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul.

Hill says he was a boxer as a child, and that he believes it would be enough to allow him to face an opponent such as Paul (8-1, five KOs).

“My first fight needs to be like Jake Paul or something like that,” he said. “… I don’t think (he’s tough). I grew up boxing.”

Tyreek hill has been one the NFL’s top wide receivers over the past few years. Photo courtesy of Palm Beach Post

Hill’s problem could be that Paul has worked out in the gym more than five year. He’s still a work in progress but has some ability.

His critics also acknowledge his…



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