Logan Paul Says a Knockout Over Floyd Mayweather “Would Be Disastrous”

Published 06/05/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
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)


Despite being the underdog, Logan Paul believes he can land the biggest upset of sporting history by vanquishing the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather. The 26-year-old has constantly boasted his prowess and hasn’t hesitated in ridiculing Mayweather’s chances in an in-ring scrap with him.

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Although it’s hard to picture ‘Money’ losing against Logan Paul, ‘The Maverick’ has claimed that he will beat Mayweather. Relying on his physical advantages in the fight, Paul has envisioned himself stopping Mayweather. In a chat with belowthebelt, the YouTube sensation claimed what would happen if he beats the five-division world champion.

“I honestly think the earth would stop revolving around the sun, the world would flip on its head, everyone would freeze in time, things would explode, possibly the core of the earth. It would be disastrous, it would be f***ing insane. It would be the greatest upset to ever take place in the history of the sports,” said Logan Paul.

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Mayweather vs Paul is a big mismatch. 0-1 as a pro pugilist, Logan Paul is nowhere near Mayweather’s boxing abilities. But the unorthodox rules of the battle can even the playing field.

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Paul can weigh in at an extreme of 190 lbs; Mayweather can weigh in at 160 lbs. So these extra pounds can play a pivotal role and help ‘The Maverick’ produce power shots. On connecting, he might KO the undefeated boxer.

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That said, a stoppage seems to be the best option to claim the victory. While both men have vowed to KO each other in the ring, only time will tell if their predictions become spoilers. As of now, both men have their chances to win and Paul will do everything possible to achieve the impossible.

Do you think Logan Paul will have a chance in the fight against Mayweather?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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