Logan Paul Plans to Fight Chris Hemsworth After Floyd Mayweather

Published 01/02/2021, 11:34 PM EST
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)


The cruiserweight sensation, Logan Paul, will fight boxing’s biggest name, Floyd Mayweather, on 20 February. The pair will battle in an exhibition bout in an undisclosed weight class. Although Logan Paul has an opponent in hand, he has expressed interest in fighting another big name.

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‘The Maverick’ took to his Twitter handle to call out one of Marvel’s biggest stars, Chris Hemsworth.
He shared a video where he worked with mitts. Hemsworth landed big and speedy strikes and looked like a genuine boxer. This video caught Paul’s eye, and he immediately posted it on his Twitter handle. ‘The Maverick’ wrote, “I’ll fight him after Mayweather.”

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I’ll fight him after mayweather https://t.co/kIqkYlb9fz

— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) January 2, 2021

Hemsworth ranks among the best and one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He is best known for his staggering performances as ‘Thor’ in eight Marvel Cinematic Universe Films. The actor is a fitness freak and has millions of fans who follow him closely.
Fans seemed unimpressed with Paul’s callout to Hemsworth. After this tweet, ‘The Maverick’ was at the receiving end of a huge backlash coming from fans.

Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather to break all the PPV records?

Mayweather vs Paul will be one of the richest exhibition fights ever. The fight can even beat the Mayweather vs Pacquiao numbers. Fanmio CEO Solomon Engel has organized this exhibition and is pretty firm on this fight bagging huge numbers.
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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)
Engel is confident that this fight will break Mayweather’s two biggest PPV bouts against McGregor and Pacquiao, which went to 4.4 and 4.6 million buys, respectively.

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Despite not fighting professionally since beating Conor McGregor in 2017, Mayweather will enter this fight as a favorite.
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ARLINGTON, TEXAS – MARCH 16: Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before Errol Spence Jr takes on Mikey Garcia in an IBF World Welterweight Championship bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Who will you be rooting for in this exhibition fight? Can Logan Paul get his hand raised against the best ever? Will he follow through on his desire to fight Chris Hemsworth after that?

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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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