Logan Paul Gives Massive Updates on Floyd Mayweather Fight: Streaming Platform, Preparations, Mental State, and More

Published 02/26/2021, 10:38 PM EST


One of the most exciting boxing bouts of 2021 between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul was supposed to go down on February 20. Unfortunately, the fight fell through and got postponed. There have been no new official dates confirmed for this fight, yet the YouTuber turned boxer has unveiled massive news around the same.

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In a video shared by Impaulsive Clips, Logan Paul spoke about this exhibition’ bout and more. The 25-year-old clarified that his fight with the ‘Pretty Boy’ is unquestionably on the cards.

“Al Haymon just went on Showtime and announced that it’ll be on HBO Showtime. Al Haymon is now involved we’re going to do it right at the highest level of any massive boxing event,” said Paul.

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The year 2021 already has some mammoth boxing events aligned. That said, Paul vs Mayweather too ranks itself among those eye-catching events. Although there’s a cosmic difference in weight classes between the two, the pair are ecstatic to take each other on. This will be Mayweather‘s second exhibition bout after his last win against Tenshin Nasukawa in 2018.

Despite Paul being the underdog in this fight, he’s kept a positive state of mind until now. The ‘Maverick’ asserted he’s extremely blessed and is excited about this fight. Hence, he wants to put on a show.

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Logan Paul optimistic about beating Floyd Mayweather

Despite the fight getting pushed ahead, Paul hasn’t stopped his grilling workouts and boxing training. He’s working day in and day out on polishing up his prowess, coupled with diet and proper rest. The ‘Maverick’ feels he’s just in the right phase of his career to walk into this fight.

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 acknowledges this as once in a lifetime opportunity and he doesn’t want to budge an inch from the same. He’s yet to score his first win in the sport and nothing could be better if he bags his first career win against Mayweather.

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Considering Paul’s above statements, a fight with Mayweather seems on the cards for 2021. However, their fans are keen on hearing the dates for the same as they would want to see if ‘Maverick’ can live up to his words.

What do you make of Paul’s comments? Can he give Mayweather a tough time inside the ring?

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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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