Logan Paul on Jake Paul Potentially Fighting Floyd Mayweather: “You Ain’t Getting This Fight”

Published 05/30/2021, 12:30 PM CDT


In just a short span of time, both Logan and Jake Paul have turned into the most intriguing boxing prospects. The pair cumulatively doesn’t even hold 5 pro-boxing fights. But the magnitude of attention and fame both of them have fetched is paramount.

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In fact, due to vast stardom, the elder Paul has even bagged a fight with boxing’s all-time great, Floyd Mayweather.

On June 6, he will step inside the ring for an exhibition fight with ‘TBE’. Not only ‘The Maverick’, but his younger brother, Jake Paul, is equally thrilled to fight Mayweather. However, Logan Paul feels ‘The Problem Child’ won’t get that fight.

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Speaking to Showtime Sports, he said, “I thought about this a lot. If I would lose, sure about Floyd take that fight.”

“But I’m not gonna let that happen. That’s part of my motivation. Like sorry, Jake, I love you but you ain’t get this fight because Floyd has to get past me.”

Earlier, a fight between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather was set for February 20. But the fight got postponed from that date and was pushed ahead. Also, from ‘The Maverick’s above-mentioned comments, it seems he waited desperately for this bout.

Until now, he has secured 0 wins in his pro boxing career. But the aura that Paul possesses, he was able to grab this exemplary opportunity to fight Floyd Mayweather.

Moving further, Logan Paul is certainly looking to make the most out of this opportunity. He feels if ‘TBE’ wins this clash, then he’ll unquestionably root for a fight with Jake Paul. However, the 26-year-old wants to give a beating to Mayweather and doesn’t want the latter to face his brother.

Can Logan Paul really defeat Floyd Mayweather?

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Despite not a single win on his resume, Logan Paul is still the best celebrity boxer. He has a lanky cruiserweight frame with some solid knockout power. Also, ever since this fight’s announcement, Paul has himself in grilling training routines.

That said, he definitely has some boxing prowess under him, through which he can annihilate Mayweather. But breaking ‘Pretty Boy’s defense will prove to be a vital task for him.

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Regardless of that, it’ll be interesting to see how he fares in his exhibition showdown against the boxing legend.

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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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