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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. And YouTuber Logan Paul Exhibition Fight Ends With No Result

Right from the beginning, many people predicted that Logan was no match against Mayweather

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Dhruv Chakraborty
Dhruv Chakraborty
An engineer, sports journalist, and editor with a passion for writing fitness and sports-related articles.

UNITED STATES: YouTuber Logan Paul went eight rounds against one of the best boxers of this century Floyd Mayweather in a pay-per-view exhibition match. The two fought the boxing match on June 7 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. At the end, the eight round match ended with no result.

The boxing event started at 8:00 pm (IST) on June 6 and the main event between Mayweather and Paul started at 5:30 am (IST) on June 7. Before the start of the fight, Mayweather was a -700 betting favorite.

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Right from the beginning, many people predicted that Logan was no match against the professional boxer. Boxing legend Mayweather has a record of 50 wins and no losses. When the fight was announced, the whole boxing fraternity was shocked. Earlier, Logan had lost a fight against YouTuber KSI.

Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather exhibition bout

Everyone was predicting that Mayweather was going to knock Logan Paul out in 2-3 rounds. However, Logan managed to take this fight to full distance and survived eight rounds against Mayweather.

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Fans were not happy with the fight and many of them called it a “Hug fest”. However, they also appreciated Mayweather’s professionalism.

Talking to Transcontinental Times, Chris (anonymous) fan said, “Everyone has to consider that Logan was almost 40-50 pounds heavier than Mayweather during there fighting and not many fighters dare to fight someone with that much of weight difference regardless of what the opponents experience is.”

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He also added that Mayweather looked a little slow during the boxing match. “We all can see in this fight that you can’t be young forever you can’t have that agility, strength, and fitness of a 25-year-old boy at 44 years of age.”

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Meanwhile, many celebrities and fighters took to social media to comment about the fight.

In a tweet, Former MMA fighter, Daniel Cormier said, “Hats off to Logan Paul. He went 8 rounds with the greatest boxer ever. Not a good look for Floyd.”

UFC champion Francis Ngannou also reacted with a tweet, “It’s crazy to think that Logan Paul (0-1) just made $20M on a boxing exhibition. WHAT ARE WE DOING WRONG?”

Mocking the fight, MMA fighter Michael Chiesa tweeted, “And I thought my fights were boring.”

Logan’s brother Jake Paul tweeted, “50-1 … HOLY F… MY BROTHER JUST BEAT FLOYD MAYWEATHER”

44-year-old Mayweather reportedly netted US$50 million for the 24 minutes of work and Logan Paul was paid $250,000 guaranteed plus 10 percent of all pay-per-view sales.

The other fights on the undercard of this event are listed below with fight results:-

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul ends in a draw (contracted exhibition)

Badou Jack def. Dervin Colina via fourth-round knockout

Luis Arias def. Jarrett Hurd via split decision (94-95, 97-93, 96-93)

Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell ends in a draw (contracted exhibition)


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