‘I Don’t Know Who You Are’ – Floyd Mayweather Verbally Dismantles Logan Paul

Published 12/19/2020, 5:54 AM EST
BALTIMORE, MD – JULY 27: Fight promoter and retired professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring before the WBA super featherweight championship fight between Gervonta Davis and Ricardo Nunez at Royal Farms Arena on July 27, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Boxing fans might not be impressed, but it’s a fact that Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring against the YouTuber Logan Paul in a special exhibition fight on February 20, 2021, at the Tokyo Dome in Japan.


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The undefeated five-division world champion sent the whole combat community into a frenzy by confirming the news via social media. He recently uploaded a video and accepted Logan Paul’s challenge.

However, the feud might have its roots in the past. Long before they sealed the fight, Logan Paul had multiple interactions with Floyd Mayweather.


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Starting from their meetups in the gym, Logan Paul appeared to have envisioned a fight against Mayweather. But ‘Money May wasn’t interested in the first place. He claimed to have not known Logan Paul and poured water on the idea of a potential fight.

That said, ‘The Maverick’ knows how to get on people’s nerves. He did the same against Mayweather and posted a clip of his interaction with the world champion via YouTube.

While Mayweather and Paul are already rivals now, the former interaction shows a fanboy trying to get a fight against the best boxer of this era.

Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul Paul interaction was hilarious

The Youtuber turned boxer paid his respect to Mayweather but didn’t hesitate to challenge him for a fight. While Mayweather responded in style, Logan Paul caught him with some cheeky humor at times. Here’s what the conversation looked like.

Logan Paul: “I got a question for you. You down to fight me?”

Mayweather: “The thing is you know who I am, but I don’t know who you are.”

Logan Paul: “I know you are lying for a fact. Floyd, I have been in your gym so many times. You have been there. We shook hands. I said ‘Hey What’s up, you said, ‘Hey What’s up’

Mayweather: “That doesn’t mean I know who you are.”

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 29: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Logan Paul: “So you are losing your memory?”

Mayweather: “I don’t know who you are”

Logan Paul: “That sounds like a memory loss.”

Mayweather: “There’s 1000, people on the internet.”

Logan Paul: “What I wanna do with you is create the biggest f**** fight the world has ever seen.”

Mayweather: “Without you, I can do it.”

Logan Paul: “I don’t think so”


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No matter how fans look at the match, Mayweather is still the ultimate favorite against Logan Paul.

However, it also presents a great opportunity for Paul as he can become the first man to defeat the undefeated. He has some serious advantages in size and in reach. So many people may root for him in the clash.


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Do you think he has the slightest chance in the boxing match?


Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.