Floyd Mayweather’s Comments Suggest Fight With Logan Paul Will Last More Than 1 Round

Published 06/05/2021, 10:19 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. addresses the media during the post-fight news conference after his unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Boxing’s greatest ever talent and the undefeated stalwart, Floyd Mayweather is all set to step inside the ring on Sunday. He will take on the YouTuber turned boxer, Logan Paul, in an 8-round exhibition contest. Many boxing pundits expect this fight to end soon because Logan Paul isn’t on the elite boxing level as Floyd Mayweather.

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However, the latter certainly doesn’t feel that this encounter will end early or in round 1 by any means. Talking to a group of reporters, he said, “We gonna give the people a show.” 

“We have to give the people a show. The people deserve a show. Because if these people paid their money and the fight ended in the first round, they’re gonna be upset.” (h/t Boxing Scene)

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in his corner between rounds against Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather hung up his gloves from professional boxing in 2017. But his love for boxing still prevails, and he keeps himself active with rigorous workout sessions and more.

Also, he feels that he still has a lot left in the bag to prove his worth inside the squared circle. Considering this, he likes taking up exhibition fights against the young guns of the sport or celebrities.

As YouTube fights have turned into a trend in the boxing universe, ‘Pretty Boy’ wants to give a shot towards the same, thus entertaining a vast sea of fight fans.

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul – will this fight stay true to the hype?

To everyone’s surprise, the Mayweather vs Paul exhibition has attracted countless eyeballs towards it. The fans have followed every progress of this contest and now they’re eager to watch what happens between the two inside the ring.

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More than anyone else, both the pugilists are themselves keen to battle out each other. And with Mayweather’s abovementioned comments, it’s clear that this bout will stay true to the buzz created around it.

With that, it’ll be exciting to see how both these fighters present themselves in this fight. What do you draw of ‘TBE’s comments?

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Watch this story – Everything You Need To Know About Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Logan Paul Exhibition Boxing Match

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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