YouTube star Logan Paul insists he fought boxing legend Floyd Mayweather for FREE as he reveals he is going to make a “good nap” from their exhibition fight … amid claims according to which he will pocket eight figures
- Logan Paul made a deal to fight Floyd Mayweather on February 20
- Reports claimed the 25-year-old YouTuber would pocket £ 148,000
- But Paul insists that these estimates are inaccurate and that he will earn well
- Mayweather has a superb undefeated 50-0 record in his career
Logan Paul has claimed he would have fought Floyd Mayweather for free in their show clash next month.
The Youtuber, 25, struck a deal to face Mayweather, 43, who has a superb undefeated 50-0 record on February 20.
Reports had claimed Mayweather would win £ 3.7million ($ 5million) in over 50% of all PPV sales, while Paul would take home £ 148,000 ($ 200,000) plus five percent of sales of PPV.
Logan Paul claimed he would have fought Floyd Mayweather for free next month
Reports suggested undefeated Mayweather would earn £ 3.7million from the fight
However, talk on ‘Impaulsive’ podcasPaul revealed that those estimates were “remote” and that he would win a “good amount” from the fight.
“Everyone wants to know the money for this fight,” he said.
“Everyone wants to know what drove Floyd into this fight, was it the money?” I’ll say this, you’re a long way from your estimate, and you’ll never know.
“I probably would have done this fight for free. It’s an iconic opportunity, it’s a shitty legacy. I would have done this for free.
The same reports calculated that Paul would pocket £ 148,000 in the February 20 showdown, but insists that is incorrect and that he will win a “good amount”
“It’s the coolest thing in the world. I manage to honor the ring with one of the best boxers of all time and try to take his head off. But I did not take it for free, I will earn a good sum.
Podcast co-host Mike Majlak took the numbers a step further and said, “Eight numbers – you’re not going to say it, but eight numbers.”
Meanwhile, Paul’s brother Jake caused a stir in UFC circles by slamming prominent names from President Dana White to star Conor McGregor.
But Logan admitted he didn’t share those feelings and revealed his desire to someday enter the Octagon.
Paul also slammed his brother Jake for slamming top names in the UFC world
‘He [Jake] p ***** from Dana White, ”Paul said.
“Now Dana has brought us together, which sucks. I love Dana White, I love the UFC. Now Dana thinks we are the same person.
“We are so different. I love UFC fights. I want to do a UFC fight someday. I’m not saying now, let me improve my skills. Dana, bring me back.
‘I’m not Jake! Please. My brother, he already gave me tickets to go to UFC fights. F ***! F ***! I love Conor McGregor man.
Paul has taken on both UFC President Dana White (left) and legend Conor McGregor (right)