Logan Paul Feels Floyd Mayweather May Be ‘A Little over His Head’ – Says He Has Massive Height, Weight, and Reach Advantage

Published 05/26/2021, 6:59 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Going into his third boxing appearance, Logan Paul appears confident about making the most of some serious advantages over Floyd Mayweather. Despite having no in-ring achievements, Paul has faith in his physical attributes.

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0-1 as a pro, ‘The Maverick’, who has a weight cap of 190 lbs, will outweigh his opponent by a lot. Ahead of the fight, Paul connected with First Take and said, “I think the biggest thing here and it’s obvious is my height, my weight, my reach, and my age. You know there are weight classes in boxing for a reason. And I am gonna be weighing in three weight classes heavier than Floyd, and probably come into the fight four weight classes heavier.”

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The YouTuber-boxer has apparently cracked an idea to dismantle Mayweather. Hence, we might see the biggest upset of boxing history on June 6.

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Logan Paul added, “That’s dangerous for him. Imagine hypothetically, that I know what I am doing. Imagine I am a very good boxer, Imagine I am beating pros and sparring time in and time again. You know and Floyd comes in and he may realize, he is a little over his head. Because he is sparring a guy who is longer than him, stronger than him, powerful, has nothing to lose.”

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The lucrative matchup will be a PPV headliner of a Showtime event. It will be an exhibition matchup that hardly has any resemblance to the traditional boxing rules. Nevertheless, the prospect of seeing Mayweather back has enticed boxing fans.

The five-division world champion will end an almost three-year-long hiatus from action to take on the Internet celebrity. While a recent picture of his bloodied training session has attracted attention, Mayweather vs Paul can be a gruesome encounter.

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The fight will happen amid the live crowd. Furthermore, it can also be a massive PPV success. Thus, it is rightly one of the most talked-about things in the current combat world.

Do you think Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul will live up to the hype?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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