Logan Paul Fires Back at Mike Tyson for Not Believing in Him: ‘Floyd Didn’t Beat My F**king A**, Mike!’

Published 06/07/2021, 1:19 AM EDT


The Youtuber turned boxer, Logan Paul, received applause from fans and fighters around the globe for his performance against Floyd Mayweather. The young gun fared astonishingly well, and to everyone’s surprise, he took the fight until the last bell.

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Ahead of this bout, many hotshots of the sport believed that Paul won’t survive against ‘TBE’. And one such boxing bigwig who claimed that was ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ Mike Tyson.

In the post-fight interview, ‘The Maverick’ went all guns blazing against Tyson.

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He said, “I made a list of everyone, who said I’d lose this fight. I made a list of everyone who said that Floyd was gonna dig the exactly how, and I’m posting it like you’re all f**ked. Mike Tyson, I love Mike Tyson but he’s on it. He told me on my own podcast, ‘Floyd’s gonna beat your f**kin a**’. That’s what he said. Floyd didn’t beat my f**kin a** Mike!”

Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Green Trunks) fights Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Moving into this fight, Paul made his intentions clear from the very first minute. Throughout those 8 rounds, he was the sheer oppressor who kept Mayweather on his toes. ‘The Maverick’ even responded with some fiery hits in the ring at the Hard Rock Stadium.

Also, he took mammoth advantage of his height and reach and dodged some of Mayweather‘s punches with the same. Although ‘Pretty Boy’ had most of the moments in this fight, Paul still staggered him in a few moments during the tussle.

Is Logan Paul ready to elevate his boxing career from hereon?

Paul has only fought one professional fight in his boxing run until now. The bout in question came in against fellow Youtuber KSI. Following that, he didn’t take up any professional bout.

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But now that he’s fought the biggest boxing star of all time, ‘The Maverick’ will be supremely confident of going on a professional boxing run. That said, it’ll be interesting to see what he comes up with and who he goes against next.

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What do you make of Paul’s comments on Mike Tyson?

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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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