Smith-Schuster told Jim Rome that it would be a great fight.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — JuJu Smith-Schuster has responded after being called out by Jake Paul.

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The Steelers wide receiver said he would fight Paul under one condition.

“If I wasn’t in contract, I definitely would take the fight on,” Smith-Schuster said in an interview with Jim Rome on Tuesday. “That’s something that does interest me. Jake Paul is a guy that is obviously doing great for himself. … What he is doing is unheard of and for him to be a Youtuber and what he is doing now is insane.”

Smith-Schuster told Rome that it would be a great fight.

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“I’m not a professional boxer. That is something I’d have to train for. But I think it would be a really great fight,” the wide receiver said.

Paul, a YouTube star and professional boxer, said last month that if he could fight any football player, it would be Smith-Schuster. It was part of the promotion with Showtime Boxing for the boxing match between Paul and former MMA fighter Tyron Woodley.

Paul moved to 4-0 as a professional boxer after beating Woodley. Paul, an Ohio native and Cleveland Browns fan, also has victories over retired MMA fighter Ben Askren and retired NBA guard Nate Robinson.

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Smith-Schuster’s full interview with Rome can be found here.