Paul has singled out Mayweather as the person he would most like to smack after the YouTube star announced he will be hosting the Slap Fighting Championship
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Logan Paul has voted Floyd Mayweather as the person he would most like to beat when he starts the Slap Fighting Championship this weekend.
The YouTube star fought undefeated boxer Mayweather in an exhibition match last year, which sold around a million pay-per-views.
Paul has now launched the Slap Fighting Championship alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
And when asked who he would most like to slap during a press conference for the event, he replied: ” Floyd Mayweather.”
Paul will be showing the event live on his YouTube channel and social media platforms where he has a following of over 30 million.
He was due to compete in his own slap fighting competition in Russia after an amateur fight with YouTube sensation KSI in Manchester.
However, he had to retire at great expense he knocked out a sparring partner with a brutal slap caught on camera.
“I ended up hitting this 350-pound dude, this slap champion from the States, who I just wanted to test because I’ve never punched anyone open-handed before.
“I KO’d him cold, cold, cold – empowered him so much he didn’t even know who he was after I hit him. He was 6’3”, 350lbs and it was like ‘damn’, I think I could do that to anyone who stands in front of me.
“That was worrying so I retired but now I get to host the competition and watch these crazy guys beat the shit out of each other.
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“I suffered a loss of $30,000 because we got visas for our entire team, booked flights and accommodation for Russia, got hotels and everything.
Paul canceled his plans to attend the event after learning about the injuries that can be caused by the sport.
Setting up his show with Mayweather got heated with his brother Jake gets into a fight with the retired star.
The YouTube star has since come out and asserted himself publicly that Mayweather still owes him money from their collisionwith Paul expected to earn around £15million for the fight.
Mayweather responded by claiming that he was still waiting for fight money throughout his boxing career and that the delay was normal.
However, Paul has since hit back: “He came out and said that’s the name of the game, that’s how it works in boxing, but I don’t know if it’s like that, I don’t know if that’s true,” he said.
“I think after you fight you should get paid, it doesn’t take that long to count the money.” [how much it is] but I know it’s not all. It’s big enough for me to make a fuss about.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/boxing/logan-paul-floyd-mayweather-slap-26383589 YouTube boxer Logan Paul names Floyd Mayweather as the person he would most like to punch