Logan Paul Plans to Fight Chris Hemsworth After Floyd Mayweather

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January 3, 2021 10:04 am

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.

‘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.”

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.

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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.

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.

Despite not fighting professionally since beating Conor McGregor in 2017, Mayweather will enter this fight as a favorite.

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?

Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

Prathamesh Singh Chauhan joined Essentially Sports in November 2020. He works as a full-time author for Boxing. Prior to this job, Prathamesh worked with the Broadcast giant, Star Sports in its marketing department and was responsible for the execution of campaigns across different sporting properties. He shares a keen interest in Combat Sports. Conor McGregor and Jon Jones, top his favorite athletes' list.

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