Logan Paul is combating Floyd Mayweather this weekend.
The Youtuber turned professional boxer – who misplaced his first skilled combat towards fellow YouTuber KSI – will face the 50-Zero nice on June 6 in an exhibition combat with no judges, however knockouts are allowed.
Paul has a definite measurement benefit over Mayweather at round 5 inches and he’s 18 years the junior of his legendary opponent, too.
Nevertheless, Mayweather is Mayweather. One of many best technical boxers to ever set foot within the ring and regardless of being 44, he’s by no means actually stopped coaching.
Nonetheless, that is proof that Logan Paul and his brother Jake can get the massive cash fights. They’ve managed to make use of their YouTube audiences – the place Logan has round 23 million subscribers – as capital to get alternatives in different fields.
One identify constantly on Jake’s mouth has been Conor McGregor. On the media day throughout combat week for his showdown with Mayweather, Logan was requested in regards to the prospect of dealing with the Irishman.
“Conor McGregor [gestures small], me [gestures big],” Paul began. “I grew vertically and horizontally. Conor McGregor, massive identify, small man. Large identify, small man. Me, little identify, massive man.”
Conor McGregor goes to face Dustin Poirier on July 10 in an effort to avenge the defeat he suffered earlier this yr at UFC 257.
He’s targeted on MMA proper now, however within the wake of his defeat to Poirier, McGregor admitted to talkSPORT that he had wished to combat Manny Pacquiao this yr in a return to boxing.
Pacquiao now takes on Errol Spence Jr on August 21 in Las Vegas. It’s not clear the place McGregor’s focus might be after the Poirier combat, however one has to assume it’s a approach off both of the Paul brothers.
Particularly contemplating McGregor branded the altercations between Mayweather and each Paul brothers ‘embarassing’ a couple of weeks in the past.