Floyd Mayweather risks ‘ruining his legacy and mocking his entire career’ if embarrassed by Logan Paul, Carl Froch claims … while claiming the YouTuber-die-boxer has ‘a chance’ for incredible upset
- Floyd Mayweather will face YouTuber Logan Paul in a practice match on Sunday
- The American was last in the ring during an exhibition game in December 2018
- Paul battles the undefeated legend as the tough underdog
- Carl Froch says Mayweather risks ‘ruining his estate’ if he suffers a shock loss
Carl Froch says boxing legend Floyd Mayweather could make a “ joke of his entire career ” if he suffers a shocking defeat to YouTuber Logan Paul.
The YouTube boxer-turned-star will face Mayweather, who has a perfect professional record of 50-0, in an exhibition game at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday.
Mayweather goes into the game as the big favourite, although Paul does have a big advantage over his opponent.
Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring in a money-wasting exhibition match with Logan Paul
Retired boxer Carl Froch worries Mayweather will risk his legacy if he falls to shocking defeat
Former middleweight world champion Froch fears Maywather risks ruining his legacy in one fight.
He told Sky Sports: ‘Mayweather should be way too good for him, but it’s exciting and it has piqued your interest because Logan Paul is so big, Mayweather has been retired for so long and you’re like,’ Oh, what if Mayweather ruined his entire legacy by losing to a YouTuber? That’s the appeal. That will make you look at it.
“I’m not saying he has a chance, but he has a chance Logan Paul because he looks like he can get in pretty good shape. He’s had a few fights and he’s so big.
Mayweather could make a mockery of his entire career. If he gets caught and put down, it will be embarrassing. If he loses, he might as well get a one-way ticket to Australia. ‘
Mayweather’s last fight in the ring was back on New Year’s Eve in 2018, when he defeated Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a practice fight.
Paul, meanwhile, has a 0-1 professional boxing record after losing to fellow YouTuber KSI in November 2019.
Mayweather is one of the greatest of all time, although Paul has a big advantage over him
During the June 6 fight, tempers were already between the two competitors, with Paul’s younger brother Jake stealing Mayweather’s hat during a showdown in Miami earlier this month.
Mayweather said at the time that he didn’t really need to form a game plan to beat his opponent. Bar stool Sport: ‘[I have] no strategy. I just have to show up.
‘If I want it to go one round, it will go one round. If I want it to be two, (it will go) two. It’s all up to me. ‘
Paul, meanwhile, has mocked the US boxing icon’s preparations ahead of their fight on June 6.
The YouTuber said in a video on social media: ‘Floyd Mayweather is so excited he made someone bleed while sparring. He posted the same photo twice from the same day, he’s so excited.
Hey champ, you’re not the only one who makes people bleed while sparring. Who are you sparring with bro? You’re sparring garbage.
You squeak. June 6 will be your dog’s worst day of life. I’m gonna make it so hard for you. ‘
Mayweather has only had one exhibition match since his last professional fight in 2017