Carl Froch has warned Floyd Mayweather he may make a ‘mockery of his entire profession’ if he loses to Logan Paul on June 6.
The 50-Zero former world champion has agreed to battle the YouTube star in an exhibition bout in Miami subsequent weekend.
Paul stands at 6ft 2ins and dwarfs ‘Cash’ in nearly each bodily attribute, however that’s the place his benefits seemingly start and finish on this loopy occasion.
The Ohio-native misplaced his one and solely skilled boxing match again in November 2019 to fellow social media star KSI, which means he’ll step into the ring with arguably the best boxer of this technology with simply 18 minutes expertise behind him.
But the intrigue behind this battle continues to develop because the circus concerned will get crazier, which began with Logan’s brother, Jake, stealing Mayweather’s hat.
With the previous school wrestler allowed to be as much as 30lbs heavier than the previous five-weight world champion, former super-middleweight world champion Froch believes a freak defeat for Mayweather is unthinkable.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “Mayweather needs to be far too good for him, nevertheless it’s thrilling and it’s bought your curiosity, as a result of Logan Paul is so massive, Mayweather has been retired for therefore lengthy, and also you do suppose, ‘Oh what if Mayweather ruins his entire legacy by shedding to a YouTuber?’ That’s the attraction.
“That’s going to make you watch it.
“I don’t wish to say he’s bought an opportunity, however he has bought an opportunity Logan Paul, as a result of he seems to be like he can form up fairly effectively. He’s had a few fights and he’s so massive.
“Mayweather may find yourself making a mockery of his entire profession. If he will get caught and will get put down, will probably be embarrassing. If he loses, he may as effectively get a one-way ticket to Australia.”
Mayweather, who has a 50-Zero report, final fought professionally in August 2017 when he stopped UFC star Conor McGregor within the 10th spherical.
He additionally scored a first-round knockout over Japanese kickboxer and blended martial artist Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition match in December 2018.
Commercially and financially, the bout makes loads of sense for each males, however esteemed fight sports activities author Gareth A. Davies described the occasion as a ‘smash and seize’ which boxing followers will see by means of.
“He might not land one punch,” Davies instructed Hawksbee and Rushden on talkSPORT.
“I assumed the restrict of acceptability, and I did do a whole lot of work on it and it was a rare occasion, was Floyd Mayweather in opposition to Conor McGregor.
“He had a sort of newbie boxing pedigree, who was a large star on the earth of UFC and blended martial arts on the time and it was a crossover.
“However this can be a smash and seize raid for me, in some ways. I received’t be staying up for it and I received’t be paying for it.”