Jake Paul Explains How Floyd Mayweather Punched His Own Bodyguard During Their Infamous Brawl

Published 05/15/2021, 2:16 AM EDT


The boxing fans are enjoying a newly born rivalry between boxing bigwig, Floyd Mayweather, and the YouTuber turned boxer, Jake Paul.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

A few days back, the pair came face to face to face with each other, thus igniting a cosmic brawl. In this fierce confrontation, ‘TBE’ moved forward and attacked ‘The Problem Child’. However, Paul couldn’t feel the heat coming off Mayweather’s hands.

In a fresh conversation with Chael Sonnen, Jake Paul gave his take on the entire tussle with Floyd Mayweather.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

He said, “The funny thing about it was like none of the punches were even coming close to me, at that point. And he actually like punched his own security guard. But yeah like, absurd moment, hilarious, I didn’t think he was gonna get that mad over a hat.”

Mayweather will lock horns with Jake Paul’s elder brother, Logan Paul, on June 6. For that, the pair kept a press conference in order to build some hype around the fight. However, the backstage altercation between ‘Pretty Boy’ and ‘The Problem Child’ garnered more attention and hype than the whole press conference.

In the past, Jake Paul and ‘Money’ have traded enough verbal punches with each other virtually. But this was the first time the duo went all out against each other in person. Their actions have resulted in calls for them to fight in the squared circle.

How can Jake Paul and Floyd Mayweather settle their paramount beef?

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Mayweather, a retired technician from the game, has a massive interest in taking up exhibition bouts. The 50-0 boxer, who has a humongous love for boxing, wants to keep it alive as much as he can.

Mayweather wants to box in exhibitions, and ‘The Problem Child’ will be a readymade opponent, especially after he beat Ben Askren to go 3-0. Now, it’ll be interesting to see how things shape up between Jake Paul and Floyd Mayweather.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The Paul vs Mayweather matchup has already sent shock waves in the fight world, and the fans desperately wish to see this pair battle each other out. What do you make of Jake Paul’s comments?

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

1203 articles

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.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT