Logan Paul Clears the Air on Leaked Floyd Mayweather Fight News: ‘There’s Some Complications’

Published 01/26/2021, 1:27 AM EST
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 09: Referee Jack Reiss deducts 2 points from the score card of Logan Paul (red/white/blue shorts) after he punched KSI (black/red shorts) after a knock down in their pro debut fight at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. KSI won by decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


Logan Paul has addressed the rumors surrounding his fight against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The YouTuber has confirmed the leak of information and explained why they had to push it forward. He also reassured fans of the fight happening.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 08: Logan Paul flexes his muscles after the official weigh-in at L.A. Live Xbox Plaza on November 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

The two will fight in an exhibition fight for which the initial date was February 20. However, they have since postponed the event and the new date is still unknown. The internet sensation has now explained why.

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Paul cleared the issue on a live-stream which has since gone viral. He confirmed that a potential strength and conditioning coach leaked information to the public. He then said, “I mean it frustrated me, you know.” And followed it up with, “But yeah, we’re figuring it out right now. There’s some complications with um… I actually don’t know how much I can say…”

Paul, who has over 22 million subscribers on his main channel, explained why the complications arose. He said that dealing with a fighter like Floyd Mayweather involves many people. So there are many ‘hoops’ to jump through and they have to get it ‘a thousand percent’ right.

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Logan Paul confirms the fight is still happening

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this fight fell through all together because of the criticism and absurd pricing system. However, the YouTuber assured his fans that they will get the situation figured out and make the fight happen.

“I’m still going to beat the shit out of Floyd Mayweather or maybe he’s going to beat the sh*t out of me who knows. But the point is, it’s still going to happen,” said ‘The Maverick’.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 12: Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks in the ring during his WBC/WBA welterweight title fight against Andre Berto at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

These comments from the internet sensation not only explained the situation but also gave an insight into his preparations. He seems to have taken this seriously and is not looking at it as a money grab, which he needs to do, given what people are saying about Mayweather.

Whether or not fans agree with this fight, it seems to go ahead. Despite the hiccup, the 50-0 Mayweather will take on 0-1 Logan Paul. How do you see this event playing out? Do you think it will happen?

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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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