VIDEO: Logan Paul Shares an Emotional Moment With His Father Before Floyd Mayweather Bout

Published 06/06/2021, 8:23 PM EDT


The YouTuber turned boxer, Logan Paul, will take on the biggest fight of his career against the boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Despite this being an exhibition, this contest holds mammoth responsibilities to shape up Paul’s boxing career. That said, the young gun is absolutely ready to roll inside the ring and shock the boxing universe.

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But more than him, his father, Gregory Allan Paul, is excited to see him fight in this contest. Prior to the fight, ‘The Maverick’s father had some words of wisdom for his son.

I’m getting teary-eyed, I’m so happy.” said an emotional Gregory Allan Paul.

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Paul responded, “You’re making me cry, dude, you’re sick”

His father again continued, “I know you’re doing s*** that people aren’t doing. And it’s savage, it’s your f**kin fight game. You don’t quit. And because of that, you’ve already won a million times. But dude when you win this fight, f**, I’m gonna blow my eyes out.”

Until now, Paul has only fought one pro-boxing fight in his career. It was against fellow YouTuber KSI in 2019. Despite giving his absolute best in that fight, ‘The Maverick’ ended up on the losing vertical. Yet, with his performance, he fetched many eyeballs and amassed extensive attention.

With that, ‘The Maverick’ will enter the Floyd Mayweather fight with supreme confidence. And he will consequently look to stagger the vast boxing audiences by producing a performance for the ages.

Can Logan Paul stun Floyd Mayweather?

Ever since this fight got announced, Logan Paul put himself through some rigorous training sessions. He knows the hype and responsibility this fight carries. And hence, he wants to give his absolute best to impress one and all.

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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)

Paul has the requisite power to surprise Mayweather. However, he will have to dig in real deep to overpower his fellow adversary. That said, it’ll be interesting to see how he takes up this challenge and backs his father’s belief in him.

Who will you be rooting for in this contest? Do you think Logan Paul has the ability to annihilate Floyd Mayweather?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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