Logan Paul Says He’s Nervous for ‘Granddaddy’ Floyd Mayweather

Published 05/11/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
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)


The Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather exhibition bout has taken the sport by storm over the last month. The two will battle it out in an 8-round exhibition bout. And while many have questioned the legitimacy of the bout, ‘The Maverick’ has said he’s nervous for Floyd Mayweather.

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Logan Paul goes into the bout as the bigger man and will have a 30-pound weight advantage over the former champion. Furthermore, he will be the younger fighter by almost 20 years. However, Paul has explained another reason Mayweather should be worried.

LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 06: Floyd Mayweather listens at a press conference ahead of his upcoming fight with Andre Berto at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on August 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The 0-1 boxer spoke to the media after their eventful first press conference. Paul said, “I got nothing to lose, you know. Like literally, I have nothing to lose. And so, when you have a guy coming in the ring with that energy, and a guy who has everything to lose, as a granddaddy. I’m nervous for him.”

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With this comment, the internet sensation showed he is going into the fight with a better mindset, and thus, will have a better chance. Moreover, he couldn’t resist a dig at Mayweather while referencing his age.

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Does Logan Paul have a point with his claims?

These comments from ‘The Maverick’ showed that he is unbothered by the difference in experience. Based on his comments, Paul believes the vast difference in boxing ability will benefit him. But is he right about this?

Mayweather goes into the bout as the clear favorite, and many expect him to dismantle Paul easily. Therefore, Paul is right in one aspect since ‘TBE’ has to win the bout. A loss would be embarrassing for the former multi-weight world champion.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 14: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. loosens up before he works out at the Mayweather Boxing Club on April 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

However, Paul’s dig at Mayweather’s age is questionable. Although ‘Money Mayweather’ is 44, he has stayed in shape and has shown his speed and power with constant updates. Therefore, the internet sensation is wrong when hinting at the fact that age will play a factor.

What do you make of these comments from Logan Paul? Do you think he’s right about Floyd Mayweather, or do you think this is his attempt at getting into his opponent’s mind?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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