Logan Paul reveals he feared he or his brother Jake would be PASSED after his sibling got into trouble with Floyd Mayweather in ugly fights in Miami when YouTuber stole boxing legend’s hat
- Jake Paul was involved in a scrap with Floyd Mayweather in Miami last month
- YouTuber turned boxer, Paul stole the legend’s hat and unleashed a massive brawl
- Mayweather allegedly yelled ‘I’ll kill you’ after both camps entered
- Logan Paul, who takes on Mayweather tonight, took his threats seriously
Logan Paul admitted he took Floyd Mayweather’s threats seriously in the run-up to their fight – and insisted he was “afraid” that he and his brother Jake would be shot.
All-time boxing great Mayweather was flushed after Jake stole his cap during a press conference last month, and the confrontation resulted in a nasty brawl between the two sides.
When tempers flared and Jake had an apparently swollen black eye, Mayweather was reportedly able to declare, “If I catch you, motherfucker, I’ll kill your motherfucker! You’re crazy?’
Logan Paul Admitted He Takes Floyd Mayweather’s Threats Before Their Fight ‘Seriously’
Mayweather yelled ‘I’ll kill you’ after boxing legend clashed with Jake Paul
And now, on the eve of their exhibition fight in Miami, YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan has said he was shocked at the level of Mayweather’s expletive-ridden tirade. The safety for the siblings has been increased.
“Probably the only time I’ve been scared in my adult life is when Jake took the hat off Floyd and I was afraid he’d be shot or something,” Logan recalled. The times.
“Or I’d be shot trying to protect him.
Logan’s younger brother Jake stole Mayweather’s hat last month and a nasty fight broke out
“If a man of the resources Floyd Mayweather has says, ‘I’m going to kill that bastard’, that’s a death threat.
“Security is going up. [People get] Jake and I were confused the whole time. So if it’s Jake’s problem, it’s my problem now too.”
The incident between Mayweather and Jake was caught on camera, after the youngest of Paul’s siblings intervened to confront the undefeated 50-0 fighter.
Mayweather is also said to have yelled, “I don’t know who the fuck he thinks he’s playing with, but I don’t play motherfucking games!”
Fellow boxer Jake had been to Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium for the pre-fight press conference
Mayweather was caught on camera lashing out at Jake as both their camps started to tear down
He then added: ‘I’ll destroy you! I don’t play motherfucking games.’
Logan came in two stone heavier than rival Mayweather during Saturday’s weigh-in as both fighters make their final preparations before entering the ring for the eight round bout.
Mayweather weighed 155 pounds while Paul, who had set a limit of 190 pounds, came in at 189.5.
Mayweather was left furious after his hat was stolen and the Paul brothers increased security
Heavy underdog Logan may have the advantage in both height and weight, but Mayweather, who is 18 years older than his opponent, is quick to downplay the differences.
Popular online personality Logan has only fought professionally once in his career, losing to fellow YouTuber KSI, and Mayweather is unsurprisingly in an optimistic mood for his return.
“My nickname isn’t Money for nothing,” Mayweather said on the “Inside Mayweather vs Paul” show.
Logan and Mayweather faced each other again when both fighters slammed in
“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.’
Logan is set to make at least £10 million from the fight, while Mayweather can bank up to £70 million.