‘I Couldn’t Do It So You Got to Do’ – Victor Ortiz Backs Logan Paul Against Floyd Mayweather

Published 12/25/2020, 1:02 AM EST

The world knows the feud between Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz. Recently, Ortiz has been training alongside Logan Paul, who will collide with ‘Money’ Mayweather in an exhibition boxing bout. Both of them will fight on February 6 for a six-round fight.


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Fight Hype recently shared a witty video of Victor Ortiz and Logan Paul. The duo was in the gym when Ortiz uttered something on Floyd Mayweather.

Ortiz asked Paul, “You’re going to take care of Floyd, right?”


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Paul’s savage response to Ortiz’s question left everyone in splits. He said, “Someone’s gotta do it, you didn’t do it,”

Both of them shared a burst of laughter, and Paul later apologized to Ortiz for his comment. But the latter didn’t take this to his heart and instead backed Paul.

I couldn’t do it, so you got to do it.” asserted Ortiz.


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Paul taunted Ortiz for not taking care of Mayweather in his boxing bout in 2011. The ‘Vicious’ got knocked out by Floyd Mayweather through a sucker punch in that fight.

Initially, Ortiz cocked his head onto Mayweather’s face in the heat of the fight. He later realized his mistake and tried to hug Mayweather in order to apologize, but ‘Money’ was only focused on revenge.

As the bout resumed and Ortiz was tried to hold his stance, Mayweather put him to sleep with a combination of punches.

Ortiz wants Logan Paul to fare significantly well against the greatest ever and has is backing him.

Can Logan Paul defeat Floyd Mayweather?

Paul fights at Cruiserweight and has freshly entered the sport. He is yet to secure a professional boxing win. Fighting someone like Floyd Mayweather in the initial stepping of his career is a true boon for him. He possesses immense power and has a gigantic frame.

The American YouTuber races ahead with Mayweather in terms of power, weight (200 lbs), and height (6’3”). In order to secure a win against ‘Money’, Paul will have to dig deep and catch him first.


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If Paul sets up Mayweather for his punches, it will be a tough night for the latter as the YouTuber exhibits ferocious power. It will be exciting to see how Mayweather absorbs Paul’s power punches and leaves with a ‘W’ that night.

Who would you like to corner in this fight? Can Logan Paul stun the combat sports universe on February 6?

Read – WATCH: Boxer Tries to Sucker Punch Opponent Like Floyd Mayweather But Fails


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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.