Logan Paul claims he is willing to fight his OWN brother Jake Paul because it would be “ one of the highest grossing PPVs of all time ” as he prepares to take on Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition match.
- Logan Paul claims an argument with Jake Paul could result in large PPV purchases
- The YouTube brothers have controversially made the switch to the boxing world
- Logan, 26, is going to face boxing-great Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition match
- Jake, 24, will fight former UFC and Bellator fighter Ben Askren on April 17
Logan Paul has claimed he could fight his own brother, Jake, in a fight that has the potential to become “ one of the highest grossing martial arts events of all time. ”
The 26-year-old YouTuber has agreed to include Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match in an exhibition match this year, while Jake will face former UFC star Ben Askren on April 17.
The American brothers have moved into the boxing world and enjoyed hugely successful careers as influencers, with Matchroom’s Eddie Hearn promoting Logan’s dust up with fellow influencer KSI in November 2019.
Logan Paul (R) claims a fight with brother Jake (L) could be one of martial arts’ biggest PPVs
Jake, 24, fought on the undercard of Mike Tyson’s comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr.
The pair have long rejected talk of getting in the ring to face each other, but Logan entertained the idea in a recent interview with Access, speculating about the attention the fight would receive.
‘I’m a showman, just like Jake, and we had a little rivalry on YouTube that has never been matched and I don’t believe this will ever happen.
The YouTube brothers have controversially switched to boxing and have both made a huge amount of money
Jake, 24, rejected Logan’s boxing credentials, but older brother says a fight would be big
‘Our diss tracks against each other have about 300 million views, it was like we were the two brothers who despised each other online.
And I think we can probably make a similar wave to the one that Jake and I once fought together.
“I would go ahead and say that Logan Paul versus Jake Paul would be one of the greatest and greatest and highest grossing martial arts events of all time.”
Logan, who has a professional boxing record of 0-1, imagines his chances against Mayweather, who finished unbeaten in 2017 with 50 wins, not defeats.
‘I feel so dangerous. I feel so confident, ”he said ET’s Denny Directo earlier this week.
Logan, 26, is going to take on the amazing Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a practice fight
Younger brother Jake fights former UFC star and Bellator champion Ben Askren on April 17
‘I don’t know if I’ve ever had more confidence in my life. I’m a dangerous fighter, man.
“I’ve been doing it for three years now – no one has seen me fight for more than a year, it’s all I’ve done.”
Meanwhile, younger brother Jake has called his older sibling a ‘fake fighter’ during the run-up to his meeting with Askren, a former Bellator and ONE Championship champion.
‘My brother is f ****. It’s bad for the sport. I think it’s just about influence, ”he said TMZ Sport‘My brother is a fake fighter, I am the real fighter. He’s 0-1-1, I’m 3-0.
‘I wish him the best of luck. I just love – don’t get in there with a guy who’s never been knocked out. He was knocked down once and that was by accident. ‘