Logan Paul Reveals His Greatest WWE Weakness: ‘I’m Just Not There Yet’

Published 11/18/2022, 6:15 AM EST
Jul 30, 2022; Nashville, Tennessee, US; The Miz (green attire) and Logan Paul (yellow attire) wrestle during SummerSlam at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Logan Paul is one of the few individuals who has transitioned from a successful YouTube career to an equally successful WWE career. Moreover, Paul’s performances have awed both the wrestling community and fans alike. However, there are certain aspects of the sport that he is still not confident about. And in an interview, he even opened up about the same.

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In June 2022, Paul signed a multi-year deal with the WWE. The deal that extends into 2023 will see Paul participate in multiple WWE premium live events. Meanwhile, he will also appear on broadcasts between competitions.

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Paul was recently in an interview with FOX ahead of his match against Roman Reigns. In conversation, he opened up about a few things that he is not comfortable doing in WWE. Paul said, “The physicality comes easy. Truly, what I need to work on is my mic skills. I’m not comfortable on the mic.”

He mentioned that it’s hard to deliver a story on the mic, while 18000 people are heckling him.

Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) stands in the ring prior to his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (not pictured) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Paul further added, “Doing WWE promos is one of the hardest things I’ve had to do and I have so much respect for the superstars who get in there every Monday and Friday and rattle off this stuff to perfection. I’m just not there yet.”

But, Paul clarified that he is excited about the physical aspects of the WWE.

The Logan Paul vs. Roman Reigns showdown

Logan Paul had showcased a sensational performance against Rey Mysterio and his son at WWE Raw on February 21, 2022. This is turn left fans wishing for more from Paul. This was when Roman Reigns will defend the undisputed WWE Universal Championship against Paul at at Crown Jewel in Riyadh.

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Paul was able to give a stellar performance at the event. But Reign’s experience as a wrestler proved a bit challenging for Paul. Reigns emerged the victor while also retaining his belts.

It was also said that Paul sustained a leg injury after the event.

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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

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