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Ken Jennings, right, appeared on “Good Morning America” Thursday where he talked about the potential face-off with James Holzhauer, left.

SALT LAKE CITY — Ken Jennings believes a showdown with James Holzhauer is inevitable.

Jennings appeared on “Good Morning America” Thursday where he talked about the potential face-off with Holzhauer.

"It's got to be inevitable," Jennings said.

Jennings holds the all-time record for consecutive games won at 74 and the highest earnings during regular-season play at $2,520,700, according to USA Today.

Holzhauer, who lost on “Jeopardy!” last Monday, came within $58,484 of Jennings’ total after winning 34 games in a row.

However, Holzhauer snagged the record for highest winnings in a single game with $131,127.

"But 'Jeopardy!' only does those special tournaments every so often, and obviously I can't get 29-year-old Ken to show up with his sleek, 29-year-old brain. It's got to be me, with my broke-down brain,” Jennings said on the "Good Morning America.”

Jennings said he rooted for Holzhauer during the streak, too.

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"It seemed like he might be the guy, the chosen one, so I was very excited," he said. "I wanted to see it come down to the wire, I wanted to see if it could be beaten because I think it can be done."

"He was so close to the cash record," Jennings continued. "And it just shows how fragile a 'Jeopardy!' streak is."

Jennings and Holzhauer had a brief spar on Twitter during Holzhauer’s streak, which I wrote about for the Deseret News. The two playfully traded barbs after “Jeopardy!” shared a video of Holzhauer attempting to break Jennings’ record.

Jennings shared support for Holzhauer after the latter’s loss on Monday night, as I wrote about for the Deseret News.