Jake Paul Interested in Fighting Floyd Mayweather After Logan Paul

Published 01/02/2021, 11:18 PM EST
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on 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)


Ever since he knocked out the NBA star, Nate Robinson, Jake Paul has risen in the combat sports world. Following his win, he called out some notable names from MMA like Conor McGregor, his teammate, Dillon Danis, Ben Askren, and more.

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‘The Problem Child’ is extremely active on his social media. He keeps listing out more names of fighters he would like to stand across, and now it seems as though he wants to one-up his brother. Jake Paul called out Floyd Mayweather through his official Twitter handle.

Jake Paul retweeted his elder brother, Logan Paul‘s tweet, wherein he showed a tremendous interest in fighting one of the biggest stars from Hollywood, Chris Hemsworth. Logan Paul, 25, tweeted, ‘‘I’ll fight him (Hemsworth) after Mayweather.”

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‘The Problem Child’ couldn’t hold back either, he retweeted, “And then I’ll fight Mayweather.”

While fighting MMA stars in a boxing match is a different proposition, the challenge to undoubtedly one of the greatest in the sport could be a tad daunting for a YouTube boxer who is 2-0 as a professional.

He has fought twice professionally and triumphed in both fights. However, they were against non-fighters.

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

Jake Paul eyeing a big money fight?

Jake Paul, 23, shook the combat sports universe as he rolled out some of the biggest names in the sport he wants to fight. Specifically, Paul has followed up on his callouts of McGregor and Danis.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates 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)

He has targeted ‘The Notorious’ on social media and threw water balloons on Dillon Danis whilst the latter was on a shoot. Paul feels Danis is his ticket to a big money fight with Conor McGregor.

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McGregor is yet to respond to ‘The Problem Child’. However, this has not deterred the 2-0 boxer at all.

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Is Paul serious about fighting Floyd Mayweather? Will he target ‘Money’ akin to his attacks on McGregor and Danis?

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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.

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