Logan Paul Earns Respect From Wrestling’s Toughest Critic Despite Being Called ‘Green’

Published 04/07/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

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WrestleMania 39 was packed with several iconic match-ups. Logan Paul vs Seth Rollins came as a great addition to the big night. Of course, fans love to hate on the famous influencer, for his antics. But, Paul certainly knows how to entertain an audience, despite the adversity. His zip-line entrance, along with other dangerous stunts, won the hearts of more than a fair share of wrestling enthusiasts. However, that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement.

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Jim Cornette points out where Logan Paul needs to improve

Logan Paul arguably gave the best performance of his wrestling career, against Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 39. Even though the Prime Energy drink co-founder lost against ‘The Architect’, he convinced many people, including WWE veteran Jim Cornette of his talents.

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The legendary wrestling manager took note of Paul’s actions, at WrestleMania and gave his thoughts on a recent episode of the Drive-Thru Jim Cornette podcast. He said “Anyway what a f***ing match. Logan Paul – he’s not completely smooth, but he’s so athletic he makes up for it.

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He added “And I said not smooth because he’s green. Well you know, he doesn’t have instant automatic muscle memory of when you get shot off exactly how to hit the ropes or drop down to the smooth step or whatever”

Therefore, the former professional wrestler gave some pointers for Paul to work on, before his next gig. But, Cornette also heaped huge praise onto the American YouTuber/wrestler.

Cornette saw a lot of promise, in the young wrestler

During the same episode of the podcast, The host spoke about how quickly Logan Paul adapted to the wrestling industry. Cornette felt that Logan Paul is a natural at WWE.

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Cornette said, “As a former talent scout, if this guy was not a famous person. If he was just a schlub out there. But, only had three or four matches in front of people and this was a tryout match, I would go to Vince and rave about him.

Therefore, Cornette vouched for his talents. He believed that Logan Paul could grow into a huge superstar in the company, provided, he works on some of his drawbacks.

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Written by:

Vulligundam Ruthwik

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Vulligundam Ruthwik is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Ruthwik has completed his Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Joseph’s in Hyderabad.
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