‘This F****** Guy Is Not Going to Dictate What Happens With Your Life’ – Logan Paul Gives a Powerful Pep Talk to Jake Paul Ahead of Ben Askren Bout

Published 04/17/2021, 9:32 PM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul celebrates with his brother, Logan, 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)


The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren bout is finally upon us as the two fighters prepare to take center stage. This will be the biggest fight for both Jake Paul and Ben Askren, who will face off as the main event of a unique card that will even feature music performances. Moreover, given the hype surrounding this fight, the entire world will be watching. As a result, ‘The Maverick’ Logan Paul has made sure his younger brother is ready for the event.

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The 0-1 boxer shared a video, which Michael Benson from TalkSPORT was quick to catch onto. ‘The Maverick’ told ‘The Problem Child,’ “To you, this fight is f****** everything. To him, it’s not. This is not his legacy. This is your legacy. You’re definitely not going to let some f****** guy, who looks like Napoleon f****** dynamite, take that away from you.”

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 29: Jake Paul during the weigh-in for Miami Fight Night on January 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Paul will fight AnEsonGib in a match at Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami on January 30. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

This comment showed how badly the older brother wants ‘The Problem Child’ to win. He previously admitted that he was compelled to back his younger brother. However, Paul then added, “This is the one thing like, you said it on the podcast, leave it all the line. And this f****** guy, is not going to dictate what happens with your life.”

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Is Logan Paul right about the magnitude of the fight for Jake Paul?

These comments from ‘The Maverick’ showed that he knows this fight will define Jake Paul’s future and thus wants him to deliver. However, is the YouTuber right about his brother’s bout against Ben Askren?

The build-up to the event has caught the attention of the entire combat sports world. The two fighters have engaged in various verbal battles throughout the lead-up to the bout. Moreover, Jake Paul gave multiple ambitious call-outs before getting the fight and claimed he was the real deal.

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

Therefore, ‘The Problem Child’ has to show what he’s made of. If he cannot back up all the talk, it will be a tough road back to the position he finds himself in now. However, both the Paul brothers look confident ahead of the fight.

What do you make of this pep-talk from Logan Paul? Do you think he is right about the importance of the fight?

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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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