VIDEO: Logan Paul Breaks Punching Bag as He Calls Out Floyd Mayweather

Published 05/02/2021, 6:00 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 29: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 29, 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 Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


The YouTuber, Logan Paul, seems all set to go up against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather in their upcoming exhibition bout on June 6. Despite having no win on his professional resume, ‘The Maverick’, who has vowed to knock out Mayweather, doesn’t appear to have lacked confidence.

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As he will have some serious advantages in weight, height, and reach, Logan Paul will relish his chances in the fight. However, Mayweather has always been victorious in his career. 50 professional elites have tried to beat him and all of them have failed.

Hence, Paul might not stand a chance, but his recent training videos don’t cite the same. The 26-year-old filmed himself hitting a punching bag at the gym and broke it with his hard shots. But that’s not all. ‘The Maverick’ further sent a message to Floyd Mayweather.

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He said, “Hey Floyd Mayweather. On June 6, I am gonna kick your a**”

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However, the social media video also reflected the audience’s reaction, as the ladies laughed off at Logan Paul’s confidence. Whether a troll or not, the brief clip has clearly intensified the tale between Paul and Mayweather. As we walk closer to the fight date, here are more insights into the matchup.

Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather- A new wave of fighting

In the recent trend of crossover fights and exhibition bouts, Mayweather vs Paul can potentially be one of the biggest events of the calendar. Both men share nothing in common. Floyd Mayweather has been an unbeaten five-division world champion; Logan Paul has been a social media personality.

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However, they have an enormous fan-following and can garner global attention. The event will take place at the Hard Rock Stadium amid a live audience. Additionally, Mayweather vs Paul will be a PPV show available on Fanmio and Showtime.

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The undercard of the event is yet to be built. But the alluring main-event has already sent the combat fans into a frenzy. Both Paul and Mayweather are locked in now, and only an in-ring battle can settle all the doubts.

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Who do you think will be the winner? Floyd Mayweather or Logan Paul?

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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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