Jake Paul Exposes ‘Fake Fighter’ Logan Paul Ahead of Floyd Mayweather Fight

Published 01/01/2021, 7:45 AM EST
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates with his brother, Logan, after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


YouTuber turned professional boxer Jake Paul is fresh off a knockout victory over former NBA star Nate Robinson. Now, he has gone in on his own brother.

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Recently, news broke out that his brother Logan Paul was going to fight undefeated boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather. Now, Jake Paul has joined in with his opinion on that fight.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on against AnEsonGib during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Speaking to TMZ, Jake said, “My brother’s f***ed, It’s bad for the sport. I think it’s just for clout.” However, he didn’t stop there and managed to get in a dig at his older brother.

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You know, my brother’s a fake fighter, I’m the real fighter. He’s 0-1-1, I’m 3-0,” said Paul.

Hard-core boxing fans did not agree with Jake Paul’s involvement in the sport either. Many feel that the concept of YouTubers entering the ring after a few months’ training is an insult to the sport. Even fighters joined in with the criticism, with Canelo Alvarez voicing his opinion on the matter.

However, everyone knew that Mayweather had nothing to lose and everything to gain. Hence the fight made sense for the super-star boxer.

READ: Jake Paul vs Logan Paul: Who is the Better Boxer?

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Jake Paul wishes Logan Paul the best of luck

‘The Problem Child then wished his brother good luck for the fight, but also explained why he should never have taken it. He said, “I wish him the best of luck. I just like – don’t get in there with a guy whos’ never even been knocked out. He’s been knocked down once, and it was by accident.” 

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 29: Jake Paul during the weigh-in for Miami Fight Night on January 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Paul will fight AnEsonGib in a match at Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami on January 30. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

This could also explain why Jake Paul went after MMA stars rather than calling out famous boxers. The internet sensation has been very vocal about calling out the likes of Conor McGregor and others. He claims he wants the UFC stars to prove themselves in the ring. Clearly Paul feels that fighting opponents who have never boxed before is a more feasible prospect. What do you make of this, is it just extra drama to promote the fight?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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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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