Henry Cejudo, Josh Taylor, Conor McGregor and Others React to the Jake Paul vs Floyd Mayweather Brawl

Published 05/07/2021, 3:50 AM EDT


Floyd Mayweather is all set to contend with the celebrity boxer Logan Paul in a cracking boxing exhibition on June 6. Ahead of that, the pair locked horns with each other in a press conference at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. But as this event concluded, Jake Paul engaged in a serious brawl with ‘Money’ Mayweather.

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The duo came face to face with each other backstage, wherein ‘The Problem Child’ stole Mayweather’s hat in an extensive confrontation. As a result, a furious Mayweather went all out on the 3-0 boxer.

This brawl was bound to receive reactions from numerous bigwigs of the sport. That said, here we look at some of those from the biggest combat sports stars of all time.

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The former UFC star, Henry Cejudo, took it to his official Twitter handle to take a jibe at both Mayweather and Jake Paul. ‘Triple C’ wrote, You see how all these dirtbags @FloydMayweather @jakepaul trying to be Cringe now. But there’s only one King of Cringe. #wannabes” 

The ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor couldn’t hold himself back and fired shots at Floyd Mayweather. In an Instagram post, he expressed his notions on this entire scenario and even termed it as ’embarrassing’.

Not just the UFC/MMA community, but also some hotshots of boxing took it to share their opinions on the Jake Paul and Floyd Mayweather collision. The unified super-lightweight champion Josh Taylor tweeted, “Oh Floyd take that sh*t over to WWE.”

 

Jake Paul shared his reaction to the brawl on Twitter

‘The Problem Child’ has been a part of controversies throughout his time in the public sphere. So, an absurd brawl with Floyd Mayweather has just added another anecdote to his unusual life. After this incident, he reacted to Floyd Mayweather and this confrontation. Paul shared a picture of him and Mayweather and wrote, “this didn’t age well.”

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Last night’s incident will have left fight fans in a frenzy as they will speculate on what ‘The Problem Child’ will do next.

What did you make of the incident at the Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather press-conference?

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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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