Logan Paul reveals he ‘passed’ an offer to fight heavyweight champion Tyson Fury after the Gypsy King tried to trick younger brother Jake into a fight with Tommy Fury… as YouTuber gears up for Floyd Mayweather at the Miami exhibit
- Logan Paul reveals he ‘passed’ an offer to fight heavyweight king Tyson Fury
- Paul, 26, fights Floyd Mayweather in Miami after taking up boxing in 2018
- Younger brother Jake has caused a furore in boxing and stands next to Tyron Woodley
- Jake, 24, has been linked to a fight against Gypsy King’s brother Tommy Fury
- And Logan revealed how Fury Sr imagined a family battle over social media
Logan Paul has revealed how Tyson Fury offered to fight him, but the American YouTuber admitted he would rather avoid the Gypsy King prior to his clash with Floyd Mayweather.
The internet star, 26, makes a bid to go above and beyond and beat the undefeated boxing icon, who has a 50-0 record of his stellar career in the ring, when they meet at an exhibition in Miami on Sunday night.
Paul once fought professionally, losing to YouTuber KSI in a split decision defeat in November 2019. Nevertheless, he sees his chances against his 44-year-old rival.
Logan Paul has revealed Tyson Fury has offered to fight him after a back-and-forth on social media
Paul, 26, takes on Floyd Mayweather in an eight-round exhibition game in Miami on Sunday
Paul and younger brother Jake, 24, have been making their mark in boxing since reaching out to the sweet science in 2018, with Jake set to fight former UFC champion Tyron Woodley in his fourth professional bout this summer.
Jake has been linked to a feud with Tommy Fury, the younger brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson, although the American has rejected the Brit’s credentials to face him.
And Logan has revealed how Fury senior reached out to him via social media to offer up a family fight between Fury and Paul, in which the Gypsy King would go up against the 26-year-old, while Tommy would meet Jake.
And Paul has revealed how the Gypsy King contacted him with a fight proposal on Instagram
Fury offered to fight Logan when younger brother Jake (L) agrees to take on Tommy Fury (R)
“I’m so ready for Floyd, but one boxer I don’t want to fight is Tyson Fury,” the American said ahead of his eight-round expo this weekend.
“He threw me in my DMs and said my brother can fight Tommy Fury and I can fight him.
“But I was like, no, I pass.”
Paul is expected to receive a huge reward for his clash with Mayweather, the self-proclaimed king of pay-per-view.
The 26-year-old said he turned down the offer to take on the reigning WBC heavyweight king
The American was blown away by the attention that came to his fight on Sunday, but remains convinced he has what it takes to deliver a massive shock and beat Mayweather.
“This whole thing is just so crazy, we’ve already defied the odds,” he said. “When my manager asked if I wanted to fight Floyd Mayweather, I just laughed.
“But I’ll never laugh at him again. I can’t believe all this, but I’m determined to put on a show.
“They may say it’s an exhibition, but I’m ready to fight. I really believe people will be surprised at my skills.
“I’m that guy, the guy who does something no one else thinks he can do. I’ve been that way all my life, I’m here to achieve the impossible. Sunday evening will be an extension of that.’