Logan Paul Picks Next Opponent After Floyd Mayweather

Published 05/16/2021, 11:48 AM EDT


On June 6, Logan Paul will step inside the boxing ring for the biggest, perhaps the most important fight of his career. He will lock horns with Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition showdown. Paul doesn’t even have substantial fights to his name, but still, he’s secured a fight with ‘The Best Ever’.

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Despite having such a big-name bout to focus on, Logan Paul has his eyes set on his next boxing match. In his recent Twitter post, ‘The Maverick’ revealed who he will confront next.

Whindersson Nunes posted a video of his boxing training and tagged ‘The Maverick’. This video reached Paul, who didn’t hesitate in saying, “When I’m done with Mayweather, you’re next.” (Translated via Google Translate)

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Nunes is one of the biggest YouTubers in the world. He is also a huge social media personality, comedian, and singer who rose to mammoth fame. In fact, in 2016, his channel became the most subscribed one in Brazil. Now, it is clear that the prolific entertainer wants to capitalize on his fame by stepping inside the boxing universe.

Over the past year, YouTube/celebrity fights have stirred the boxing world. Hence, Nunes, too, who wants to be involved, may have goaded the flag bearer of such bouts in Logan Paul. Given Paul’s positive response, it’ll be interesting to see what’s next between this pair.

Logan Paul vs Whindersson Nunes – will this fight prove to be an entertainer?

Paul has had two fights with fellow YouTuber KSI, and both of them attracted immense attention. Additionally, ‘The Maverick’ is all charged up to face ‘Pretty Boy’ on June 6. And he knows what hype and responsibility this fight carries.

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)

Win or lose, Logan Paul knows that the Floyd Mayweather fight will help him expand his fan base to another momentous level.

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With that fame and attention around him, Paul will look to go even bigger in his next fights, thereby raising the bar of celebrity boxing. Also, when looking back at both of his KSI fights, it is safe to say that the Logan Paul vs Whindersson Nunes bout will prove to be a massive entertainer for one and all.

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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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