Logan Paul Ups Security to Protect Jake Paul After Floyd Mayweather’s Death Threats: ‘We Take That Sh*t Seriously, Man’

Published 05/13/2021, 6:14 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 09: Logan Paul (red/white/blue shorts) waits in a neutral corner after he knocked down KSI (black/red) during 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)


Logan Paul and Jake Paul have taken the sport by storm with their eccentric and controversial behavior. Another example of this was the mayhem that unfolded after the first press conference for the Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. And ‘The Maverick’ has now revealed how they’ve reacted to the incident.

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Logan Paul’s brother, Jake Paul, caused a brawl after the press conference when he tried to troll Mayweather by taking his hat. As a result, Mayweather lashed out and even threatened to kill Jake Paul. Logan Paul has now spoken about those threats. He revealed what they’re doing about them.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. addresses the media during the post-fight news conference after his unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

In a chat with TMZ Sports on YouTube, the 0-1 boxer said, “Yeah, yeah. Obviously… Everywhere, at all times.” ‘The Maverick‘ then explained why.

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He said, “When you have a guy with the resources and wealth that Floyd Mayweather has, and the connection and the network, and he’s saying sh*t like, ‘I’m going to kill that motherf****r.’ Kill? Death? You’re going to kill my brother over a f***ing hat? Yeah, we take that sh*t seriously man.”

Why is Logan Paul doubling down on security?

These comments from the older brother showed they took Mayweather’s threats seriously. Moreover, it showed that the entire escapade was very real. So why are the two internet sensations increasing their security?

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The video footage showed ‘Money Mayweather’ in a fit of rage like never before. Also, when Jake Paul revealed the immediate aftermath of his antics, it showed just how seriously ‘TBE’ took the joke. Therefore, whether or not it was true, the two YouTubers turned boxers clearly do not want to risk it.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Therefore, it is no surprise that Logan Paul is doubling down on security. Despite it being a threat, he does not want to leave anything to chance.

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What do you make of these comments from Logan Paul? Do you think he’s doing the right thing by being extra careful?

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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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