Vasyl Lomachenko has spoken out in defence of influencer boxing within the aftermath of Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul.
The Ukrainian pound-for-pound star admitted that he did tune in to see the 50-Zero boxing legend go the space with the YouTuber and insisted he has no problem with the occasion.
Lomachenko informed SnowQueenLA: “Yeah [I watched it].
“Look, they’re getting cash. It’s not sport, lots of people purchase this combat to look at fighters and YouTubers getting cash, it’s a enterprise.
“I’m okay with it.
“As a result of, if individuals need this present, they pay for this.
“It’s not my downside, it’s not an issue for the fighter who focus on, ‘Oh, it’s disrespect.’
“Hey overlook [it]. If individuals need this, they’ll give him [it].
“Individuals pay cash to look at this. They reap the benefits of it, why not?
“Sure, I learn different fighters say it’s not honest – whose fault is it you can’t do the identical?
“The aim of being well-known is to make use of your reputation.
“In the event that they ask anyone to combat some YouTuber for $20million tomorrow, wouldn’t you do it?
“After all you’ll do it, it’s straightforward cash.
“The people who find themselves towards it are the individuals who don’t put themselves within the footwear of these guys.
“They earn cash like that. Right now it’s their job, their bread.
“They’ll do it, they will promote, so allow them to do it.”
Loma additionally gave his ideas in relation to this Saturday’s upcoming YouTubers vs TikTokers occasion – a card solely devoted to influencers from the 2 platforms.
He continued: “You say plenty of fighters are mad that every one the YouTubers and TikTokers have been stealing their shine just lately.
“So what’s stopping these fighters turning into YouTubers or TikTokers? All of us have telephones.
“It’s vice versa. You field, they make content material.
“They’ve created a lot curiosity and content material that folks need to see them combat.
“Now you [fighters] go do their half. Make individuals need to watch you in doing one thing else aside from combating.”