What you need to know about Paul vs. Mayweather
The match that no one expected, asked or had any idea could be a reality.
On Sunday night, undefeated boxing grand champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. will take part in a “super show” with Logan Paul, a social media star and YouTuber.
Mayweather previously retired in 2017 after a high-profile knockout victory over Conor McGregor, but has since come out of retirement to face amateur Paul.
Logan Paul has faced only one amateur boxer in his career, fellow YouTuber KSI, twice, with one game ending in a draw and the other with Paul being defeated by KSI.
Paul has been a leading YouTube figure since around 2016 and has 23.1 million (yes, millions) of subscribers on YouTube, where he initially posted prank videos and “clickbait” content before delving into it. boxing.
today i fight Floyd Mayweather pic.twitter.com/B5ZGLscBAv
– Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) June 6, 2021
Some of Paul’s content features his brother, Jake Paul, arguably one of the most notable YouTubers of all time. Jake Paul (20.4 million subscribers) also moved on to an amateur boxing career, taking on Ben Askren, a professional veteran, with a knockout victory for Paul in April of this year.
Young Paul was also the source of Nate Robinson’s highly publicized and memorable 2020 knockout. Robinson, a former NBA player for the New Orleans Pelicans, is still recovering from the national embarrassment he has had with him. been served by young Paul.
Mayweather is also interested in having an exhibition with young Paul, as declared in February 2021.
Alongside Paul against Mayweather, former Cincinnati Bengal Chad Johnson will make his amateur debut at the event, which begins at 8 p.m. EST.
You can find the game on Showtime Pay Per View starting at $ 49.99, or you can join other spectators at KSBar, where there will be happy hour all day.
– KSBar & Grid (@KSBarAndGrille) June 6, 2021
It’s going to get weird, and you won’t want to miss it. Good boxing, BBN!