Mike Tyson Reacts to Logan Paul’s Comments – ‘It’s All Love’

Published 06/08/2021, 5:31 AM EDT


Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition bout against Logan Paul had the entire world talking. The contest between the two had several talking points and theories before and after the fight. And even legendary boxer Mike Tyson had his say.

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‘Iron Mike’ joined ‘The Maverick’ on an episode of his Impaulsive podcast and said ‘Money Mayweather’ would beat him up bad. However, after Paul lasted all eight rounds and came out unscathed, the YouTuber-turned boxer clapped back at Tyson.

Jun 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Green Trunks) fights Logan Paul (Yellow Trunks) during an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The 50-6 boxer has now addressed Logan Paul’s comments about him. He spoke to his friend, Zab Judah, in a Livestream which FightHype.com was quick to catch on. He said, “He’s right, he’s right. I thought Floyd was going to stop him. I gotta bow down and say, ‘You’re right.’”

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Therefore, these comments showed that Mike Tyson genuinely felt ‘The Maverick’ had no chance. However, he was happy to accept that he was wrong. He then confirmed that there’s no bad blood between them. “It’s all love… It’s all love.

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Why did Mike Tyson think Floyd Mayweather would hurt Logan Paul?

The idea of a YouTuber with two previous fights facing one of the best boxers of this generation drew heaps of criticism. The biggest of all was that Paul would not have the ability to make it a good contest. And Tyson felt the same way, too.

Furthermore, even though Mayweather came into the bout after four years out, he has stayed in shape throughout this period. In addition, his training videos and posts showed hinted at a quick end like with his previous exhibition against Tenshin Nasukawa.

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

However, Paul admitted Mayweather landed some hard shots and did the damage. Despite this, ‘The Maverick’ claimed ‘TBE’ did not even rock him.

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Therefore, ‘Iron Mike’ was not the only person who Logan Paul proved wrong. Most boxing fans had to eat their words after the bout. After weeks of criticism, Logan Paul survived Floyd Mayweather and shut down all the hate.

What do you make of these comments from Mike Tyson? Did you also think Floyd Mayweather would beat Logan Paul quickly?

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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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