Floyd Mayweather weighs more than TWO STONE lighter than Logan Paul as they take it for the last time for Sunday’s money-spinning exhibition in Miami
- Logan Paul weighed two stones heavier than Floyd Mayweather on Saturday
- The pair will face it in an eight-round practice fight in Miami on Sunday
- Paul was capped at 190 pounds and the YouTube star weighed 189.5 pounds
- Mayweather came in at 155 pounds, but wiped out Paul’s advantage
Logan Paul came in two stone heavier than Floyd Mayweather in Saturday’s weigh-in ahead of their eight-round exhibition game on Sunday.
Unbeaten Mayweather weighed in at 155lbs, while Paul, who had set a 190lb limit, weighed 189.5lbs.
Mayweather has previously downplayed Paul’s weight and height advantage, with the YouTuber-turned-boxer also being six inches taller than his opponent.
Logan Paul outperformed Floyd Mayweather by two stone in their exhibition match
The former YouTube star came in at 189.5 pounds after setting a 190-pound limit for the fight
“I was a pro for 25 years, I’ve seen every style and always come out the best,” Mayweather said. air sports.
“I usually give away 20 pounds when I’m fighting these guys. When I fought at 140lbs the guys would go up to 160lbs [after the weigh-in]. When I fought at 147 pounds, the guys went up to 167 pounds.
“So I’m not worried about weight, height.”
Mayweather, 44, is 18 years older than Paul, who lost his only professional outing in 2019 to fellow YouTuber KSI.
Mayweather came in at 155lbs, but has narrowed Paul’s weight and height advantage
The fight was initially scheduled to take place in February, but was postponed due to coronavirus restrictions in effect at the time.
Mayweather has repeatedly insisted the fight is mere “entertainment,” but animosity is now running high after a heated clash at the pre-fight press conference with Paul’s brother Jake, who is poised to fight UFC star Tyron Woodley in his fourth professional fight in August .
The younger Paul brother grabbed Mayweather’s hat before they started fighting. Mayweather has also described the event, which will take place in Miami, as a “legalized bank robbery.”
“My nickname isn’t Money for nothing,” he said on the show “Inside Mayweather vs Paul.”
“I worked hard for years to get to a certain level. A level where we can call everything an event. I believe in working smarter, not harder.
“So if it’s something simple like” [the Paul fight], a legalized bank robbery, I must do it. I have to do it.’
There will be no official winner, but there may be a knockout, which will be decided by the referee
Rules for Sunday night’s showdown have caused some unrest among fans, with the Florida State Boxing Commission confirming that no official winner will be declared.
There will be no judges, but there may be a knockout – which is determined by the referee.
That possibility will be aided by the fact that neither man will wear head guards, while they have agreed to reduce the proposed 12oz gloves to 10 ounces.
If it goes that far, the fight will last eight three-minute rounds.