Report: Logan Paul – Floyd Mayweather Does 1M PPV Buys

Per Sportico, citing a source with Showtime Boxing, the exhibition attraction between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather is expected to bring in right around 1 million pay-per-view buys. That would equate to approximately $50 million dollars in revenue for the event.

The YouTube star “took” the former world champion the “distance” in a bout that didn’t see a winner. It will be interesting to see if Jake Paul can beat is brother in the PPV buy category when he faces former UFC champion Tyrone Woodley.


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Khabib Turned Down $100M Pay Day Against Mayweather

There’s a fascinating story over on Bloody Elbow about Khabib Nurmagomedov turning down a massive amount of money to fight Floyd Mayweather. Khabib’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, claimed that the MMA legend said no to a $100-million payday.

Why? Because he made a promise to his mom that he was done fighting. It’s very noble.

Buried in the dollar and cents of the fight was the interesting note about the fight itself. It was set to be 11 rounds of boxing and 1 round of MMA. That would’ve been a fascinating watch.

Read the entire article HERE.

Jake Paul Trolls Floyd Mayweather with a Tattoo after Donnybrook in Miami

We’ve got to admit that is very funny! In case you missed it, Floyd Mayweather and Jake Paul got into a bit of a skirmish during a presser for the Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition. Jake Paul snatched Mayweather’s hat off of his head and caused the fracas. It was a wild scene.

Paul, being the dickhead that he his, decided to troll Mayweather even more. He’s changed his name on Twitter to read “Gotcha Hat,” he’s selling merch on his website, and he’s tattooed the hat on his leg.

Check it out below:

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Watch: Jake Paul-Floyd Mayweather Brawl in Miami

Jake Paul is quickly becoming the number one troll in the world. The celebrity boxer has taken aim at the world of MMA challenging anyone and everyone to a boxing match. He’s called Dana White a “douche bag” and now he’s stirred the ire of one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Floyd Mayweather.

Jake Paul confronted Mayweather while the latter was promoting his upcoming exhibition bout against Logan Paul, Jake’s brother. The kid just needs the spotlight.

It looks like Jake Paul is angling for his next “fight. ”

Update: Jake Paul chimes in about his “plan:”

Continue reading → Watch: Jake Paul-Floyd Mayweather Brawl in Miami

Chad Johnson to Fight on Mayweather-Paul Undercard

Well folks this is starting to reach comical levels. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (née Ochocinco) will be fighting on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul fight card. Mayweather’s promotion team confirmed the fight with ESPN on Monday afternoon.

Johnson will fight another athlete or a celebrity in a four or six round exhibition according to ESPN.

Johnson talked about his upcoming tilt on the “I AM ATHLETE” podcast with Brandon Marshall, Channing Crowder, and Fred Taylor:

“Everything in life I’m good at outside of golf. June 6, ‘Sweet Feet Johnson’ is going to go in there and do what I do best”

Chad Johnson via “I AM ATHLETE” podcast

So…he’s going to go catch some footballs?

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Showtime PPV Getting in on Celebrity Boxing Trend

Per Mike Coppinger of The Athletic, the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition boxing match will be broadcast June 5 on Showtime PPV.

The fight will go head-to-head with the highly anticipated Teofimo Lopez-George Kambosos light lightweight unification bout. What’s really interesting is Lopez-Kambosos is a Triller PPV. The same triller that is home to Jake Paul.

Coppinger adds that Mayweather-Paul will be a unique catch weight bout. Mayweather can’t weigh more than 160 pounds and Paul can’t weigh more than 190.

Celebrity boxing is here folks!