“He Can F***ing Wrestle.”: Joe Rogan Has a Surprising Revelation About Logan Paul

Published 06/14/2021, 12:00 PM EDT
PASADENA, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on November 1, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)


YouTuber turned boxer Logan Paul has made the headlines in the sport over the past few months thanks to his fight against Floyd Mayweather. While most traditional and hardcore boxing fans and experts have criticized him, Joe Rogan has given a surprising take on ‘The Maverick.’

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Paul is fresh off an eight-round exhibition with Mayweather, in which he survived despite many critics saying he would not last. After the fight, Paul faced criticism for a boring fight. However, the famous presenter and UFC commentator addressed that too.

Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Green Trunks) fights Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Rogan spoke on an episode of his podcast, ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ and said, “My friend Guy Sako, who runs Defense Soap, that’s his company, he owns that company that I rave about all the time, he told me today that Logan Paul was one of his wrestlers in the 1990s. And he said he was really f***ing good. He said he’s [Paul] a really talented kid.”

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The UFC presenter then spoke about Paul wrestling UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa and said, “Logan f***ing scrambles on this guy. And like, he looks really good. Like, he can f***ing wrestle.” Thus, these comments from Rogan showed he rates Paul’s wrestling.

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Joe Rogan addresses the rumors of Floyd Mayweather knocking out Logan Paul

The UFC commentator’s praise towards ‘The Maverick’ will come as no surprise to fans. Rogan previously said Paul would beat Mayweather in an MMA match. And the famous presenter also spoke about the moment Mayweather allegedly knocked Logan Paul out.

Rogan said, “When you see that, it’s not knocked out, you knuckle heads. Stop talking about fighting. He’s holding on, he’s protecting himself, and he’s controlling Floyd and pushing his head to Floyd’s chest.”

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Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Green Trunks) fights Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Thus, like many boxing fans, Rogan did not give in to the rumors. He realized Paul was going in to clinch to avoid getting hurt. Something that worked wonders for him throughout the fight. Therefore, these words show that Joe Rogan respects Logan Paul.

What do you make of these comments from Joe Rogan? Do you think he’s right about Paul’s wrestling?

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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