‘I’ve Never Understood the Floyd Mayweather Intimidation’: Logan Paul

Published 05/30/2021, 2:20 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. addresses the media during the post-fight news conference after his unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Boasting all the glorious boxing achievements, Floyd Mayweather still couldn’t terrify his nearing rival Logan Paul, who happens to be a YouTube boxer. Paul appears to acknowledge Mayweather’s fighting accolades but has claimed to be unaffected by that.

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The 26-year-old seems confident about his chances and has put some bombarding statements about the undefeated five-division world champion boxer. He is currently training in Puerto Rico with trainer Milton Lacroix and has connected with the fan from the gym.

In a chat with Brian Campbell. ‘The Maverick’ opined on several issues, including Floyd Mayweather. No wonder he didn’t put the exact respect on Mayweather’s name that the boxer deserves.

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“I don’t know how anyone’s intimidated by Floyd [Mayweather]. I have never been, I have never understood the Floyd Mayweather intimidation. He is not like a for example bada**.  He wins fights right but no one’s terrified of Floyd Mayweather,” said Logan Paul.

Logan Paul has bigger physical attributes than Floyd Mayweather. That said, he will carry more weights in the fight and will also utilize a sheer reach and height advantage. So, he might not be terrified of being hurt badly. However, winning against an undefeated world champion still looks pretty difficult for the Internet superstar.

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In a career that ran for over two decades, Mayweather faced 50 opponents and several world champions. However, none could vanquish him in the ring. The list of opponents reflects top-tier oppositions like Canelo Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor, Oscar De La Hoya Marcos Maidana, and many more.

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So, Logan Paul’s recent claims are not new to Floyd Mayweather. Despite securing his last KO win in 2011, the five-division champion has vowed to stop ‘The Maverick’ in their upcoming fight. Meanwhile, it would be alluring to watch whether the YouTuber can capitalize on his physical advantage and land the biggest upset in boxing history.

Hard Rock Stadium will stage the fight amid the live audience. Meanwhile. Showtime and Sky Sports will telecast the event live in the USA and UK, respectively.

Do you think Logan Paul will be able to trouble Floyd Mayweather?

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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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