Floyd Mayweather: Jake Paul will shine so long as he continues to battle 'over the hill' MMA guys – MMA Junkie

By | May 18, 2023

Floyd Mayweather received’t take Jake Paul severely if he retains going through MMA fighters previous their prime.
At 5-0, Paul is unbeaten as knowledgeable boxer and has scored knockout wins over former MMA champions Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley. Infamous for his pursuit of massive paydays, Mayweather can respect the thrill that the YouTube star has created.
However Paul as a boxer? The 45-year-old Corridor of Famer Mayweather says it’s simple to look good in opposition to fighters who aren’t precise boxers.
“Jake Paul, as of proper now, for what he’s doing, it’s good for what he’s doing,” Mayweather stated in an interview with TMZ. “However as soon as he fights an actual precise actual fighter, it’s gonna be dangerous. However one factor I like about him: He’s promoting it and he’s making good cash. He’s entertaining. I prefer it.
“So long as he continues to battle MMA guys and YouTubers, he’s gonna proceed to look good and shine. However as soon as he battle an actual fighter, an actual fighter that may actually battle, it’s not gonna be that good.”
Mayweather, who retired in 2017 following his win over Conor McGregor that moved him 5-0, is at present entertaining himself via exhibition bouts. He lately defeated Paul’s older brother Logan, however wouldn’t rule out an actual battle with “The Downside Little one,” who induced a brawl to ensue when he snatched his hat at a press occasion.
“I feel he (Paul) was doing a sitdown on a podcast one time, and he talked about it and he stated, ‘I don’t need to do an exhibition in opposition to Floyd Mayweather.’ He stated, ‘I’m solely doing actual fights.’ And naturally, I can’t get excessive up in weight, however I’ll battle him in an actual battle on the weight that I’m at.”
Paul could not have fought a legit boxer, however he was daring sufficient to precise curiosity in combating Canelo Alvarez, which Mayweather thinks is ridiculous.
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