“I Will Not Be Beat in Boxing”: Logan Paul Sends Bold Message to Future Opponents

Published 10/21/2021, 8:35 PM EDT
Logan Paul, left, and Floyd Mayweather, right, fight during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium, Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)


In a recent sit-down interview, Logan Paul talked about his growth as a person, how he went from never winning a fight to losing to a YouTuber to fighting and earning a moral victory against boxing’s ‘Pretty Boy’, Floyd Mayweather.

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When you’ve had such an odd trajectory in life all along, it indubitably must be hard to not abide by a ‘sky is the limit’ principle in life. Such is the case with 26-year-old Logan Paul. A social media sensation, actor, singer, entrepreneur, wrestler, and boxer; ‘The Maverick’ has done different things throughout different phases in his life.

One of the factors behind his growth in various domains has always been his ability to identify what he is good at and what he is simply not good at.

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It seems like after fighting Floyd Mayweather, Logan Paul now truly believes he is good at boxing. In his recent interview, Paul said with confidence, “I will not be beat in boxing, I just won’t”. 

Paul has never really won a fight, has one draw (non-pro) and another subsequent professional loss against YouTuber KSI. However, he says that he has now figured out who he is as a boxer. When asked about his one draw and one loss against KSI, he is confident that he will defeat him in a trilogy bout and said, “third time’s a charm bro”.

I say this in full seriousness, I really do believe I can be one of the best boxers on the planet literally if I just decide to do it. I also believe I’m already up there, to be honest with you,” said Logan Paul.

Where is Logan Paul and will he step into the ring again anytime soon?

Fighting Floyd Mayweather is definitely a big deal. But going from filming YouTube videos with titles like ‘Turned My Brother’s Pool Into Slime!’ to fighting Floyd Mayweather is an even bigger deal.

Right from the get-go, nobody ever expected Paul to get in there and outbox ‘Money’ Mayweather. Considering his physical advantages, there was always a 10% chance of him dropping Floyd with a heavy cross punch. However, boxing purists were certain that the 44-year-old would end up being the one to end the fight with a knockout.

However, Logan Paul, to everyone’s surprise, proved to be a decent pugilist. He showed a lot of heart and clearly had some of the in-ring fundamentals set in place. Mayweather failed to deliver a KO and Paul survived all 8 rounds with the best in the world; that very night, the 26-year-old earned respect from many in the community, including Floyd.

It has now been four months since the fight. Since then, it seems like there has not been a single episode of the ‘Impaulsive’ podcast, where LP has not talked about traveling, NFTs, cryptocurrency, and excessive drinking and partying. More importantly, there have been no solid talks of his comeback to the ring yet.

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From the eyes of the average fan, it looks like Logan Paul is currently focused on his other ventures over lacing up the gloves again.

His recent ‘I will not be beat in boxing’ comment makes it seem like he is committed to the sport; however, his inactivity is now making fans question if the Floyd Mayweather exhibition was nothing but an easy cash grab.

With 2 exhibition fights, 1 professional fight, no wins, and 1 loss, Logan Paul has already hit the peak. Do you think this is the end of the line for ‘The Maverick’?

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Sanjit Misra

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Sanjit Misra is a boxing author at EssentiallySports. Sanjit fused his passion for writing with his love for jabs, hooks, and uppercuts and entered the realm of boxing journalism. The elegance, the sweet science, and the finesse of hand-to-hand combat was what initially drew him into the world of boxing.

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