Mayweather-Paul Boxing Match Results In Draw
Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxed Logan Paul on June 7 in a match that lasted 8 rounds.
Mayweather Jr. holds a record of 50-0 in his career and is widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. After defeating Conor McGregor in 2017 and earning an estimated $275 million from the bout, Mayweather announced his retirement. Retirement did not last long as in 2019 Mayweather announced his return to boxing in 2020.
On the other hand, Paul entered the ring with just two previous fights under his belt. Both of Paul’s previous bouts came against the rapper and vlogger Olajide “KSI” Olatunji. The first fight between these two ended in a draw, with KSI victorious in the second fight.
Mayweather discussed his enjoyment and even paid some respect to his less experienced opponent in a post-fight interview. “I had fun… He’s better than I thought he was,” he said. “He’s a rough, tough competitor. I was surprised by him tonight.” Mayweather also discussed another potential fight with Paul’s younger brother, Jake Paul. Jake Paul also lacks experience in comparison to Mayweather as his boxing career consists of a TKO of Ben Askren, a former MMA fighter, and a KO of Nate Robinson, a former NBA player.
This fight was a pay-per-view event covered by Showtime Sunday and occurred at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL. Many audience members experienced difficulties streaming the fight. A Showtime spokesperson made a statement via email to CNN during the fight. “We are aware that some customers have been having trouble accessing tonight’s Pay Per View event on SHOWTIME.com. We are working diligently to resolve the issue and will redress customers appropriately,” the statement read.
Time will tell whether Mayweather fights Logan Paul again, or his younger brother Jake.