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Despite the raging pandemic and other issues we are facing in todays current climate, we are still getting all of the entertainment we could ever want. Hundreds of new series are being released on Netflix and on TV. As life returns back to some kind of normality, we are hearing reports of a potential fight between the YouTuber Logan Paul and the retired boxer Floyd Mayweather.
In the past few days, we have been bombarded with news that an exhibition fight between the Boxing Legend that is Floyd Mayweather and the YouTube sensation that is Logan Paul.
The host of YouTube News show, Drama Alert, Daniel Keem aka Keemstar has announced that he has been told by a ‘boxing insider’ that the fight would happen in 2020.
Also, the trainer of KSI, Viddal Riley has reported that both Logan Paul and Mayweather’s teams are ‘in talks’ about a clash between the two. He recently announced this in an interview with Sky Sports.
Riley was the trainer of KSI when he fought Logan Paul in November 2019. Since then, he is being trained under Jeff Mayweather and is signed to Mayweather Promotions. He runs a successful YouTube channel too where he showcases his boxing and life.
“Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather? How is this a thing? I don’t understand,” Riley told Sky Sports.
“Both guys are in talks. It is not confirmed yet. Remember, I get the inside scoop. I hang around the family. It is not confirmed yet but it is in talks.” He said too.
Sky Sports Expert for Boxing Carl Froch has said that he expects that the fight will purely be an exhibition as he doubts that Mayweather would want to damage his legacy and reputation.
Logan Paul, social media influencer, has been tipped to win the fight by podcaster Joe Rogan.
The boxing great Mayweather has a record of 50-0. He is a showman and will want to be an entertainer. That is most likely the reason he will want to do this fight.
Paul, on the other hand, has had 2 fights and lost 1, drew 1. Both of these fights were against fellow YouTuber KSI.
Boxing fanatics have said they the disagree with the YouTube boxing scene and have said that they will boycott the fight with Mayweather if it goes ahead. However, it has been said that if people from the YouTube community and the fans of YouTubers begin to watch the sport, they may begin to enjoy it and take it up. It could lead to a whole new generation of boxing fans and boxers.
There has been speculation going around about this clash between the two. Logan Paul tweeted a challenge to Floyd Mayweather in the aftermath of his fight with KSI.
Mayweather had also been teasing that he had been working on ‘another spectacular event’ with Dana White, the president of the UFC.
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