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Floyd Mayweather to fight Logan Paul in February

YouTuber Logan Paul struck a deal to fight former boxing mega star Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a “special screening” fight on February 20. The fight will be broadcast on pay-per-view on Fanmio.

Mayweather is an undefeated champion with a 50-0 record, several world titles in five weight classes and an Olympic bronze medal. Paul is best known for his controversial YouTube video, where he filmed a corpse in a Japanese forest. He fought in a sanctioned boxing match: a defeat for fellow YouTuber KSI.

Mayweather called Logan Paul last month on Twitter, making his opinion about YouTubers boxers clear. He said he “is not the right type for children’s games”. Paul’s brother Jake responded to Mayweather’s comments about his fight against former NBA player Nate Robinson, which he ended up winning.

“You know, it doesn’t bother me,” said Jake. “At the end of the day, he’s about 1.50 m, so he’s actually the little boy here, and obviously he just wants attention. He’s in his fifties. He should be retired. So, he just wants to get attention. talking about YouTube kids, because we are the ones that are popular now. ”(Mayweather is actually 5.8 feet and 43 years old)

The whole situation is part of the staging that the organizers want and expect to get the public’s attention. The “starting price” of $ 24.99 applies only to the first million PPV sales, with the price rising to $ 39.99, then $ 59.99 on December 29 and $ 69.99 from February 11.

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. He competed between 1996 and 2015 and made a lap of a fight in 2017.

Mayweather was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2010s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA), a two-time winner of The Ring magazine’s Fighter of the Year award (1998 and 2007), a three-time winner of the BWAA Fighter of the Year award (2007, 2013, and 2015), and a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award (2007–2010, 2012–2014). In 2016, Mayweather was ranked by ESPN as the greatest boxer, pound for pound, of the last 25 years. As of July 2020, BoxRec ranks him the 2nd greatest boxer of all time, pound for pound behind Ezzard Charles. Many sporting news and boxing websites, including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports, ranked Mayweather as the best pound for pound boxer in the world twice in a span of ten years In 2020, Mayweather was ranked second on Ranker’s list of best boxers of the 21st century.

Total fights: 50
Wins: 50
KO wins: 27
Defeats: 0

Logan Alexander Paul (born April 1, 1995) is an American YouTuber, internet personality, actor and boxer. In addition to posting on his own YouTube channel, he has been directing the Impaulsive podcast since November 2018, which currently has more than 2.6 million followers on YouTube. Paul gained followers in 2013 by posting sketches on the video sharing app Vine. He registered his YouTube channel, TheOfficialLoganPaul, on October 18, 2013, where he started posting regularly after the closure of the Vine app. Subsequently, he created the Logan Paul Vlogs channel on August 29, 2015, which has since become his most subscribed channel on YouTube. In September 2020, the channel received more than 22 million subscribers and 4.8 billion views, ranking it as the 54th subscriber in the United States, and placing it among the 140 main channels subscribed to the platform.