Boxing fans via social media have identified a glaring weakness that Logan Paul could exploit against Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather if their planned fight goes ahead.
No seriously, people are actually saying that the YouTuber stands a chance against one of the greatest boxers of all time.
The undefeated American boxer is reportedly set to face the YouTuber-turned-boxer in an exhibition bout later this year, and a tweet from the BoxingKingdom14 account has already identified one of Paul’s signature punches known as ‘The Money Punch’ that could be perfect against Mayweather.
Indeed, Mayweather, who is now 43 years old, did have problems against a Conor McGregor uppercut that is identical to 'The Money Punch,’ when the pair fought back in 2017, but to say it's a vulnerability that someone like Paul could exploit is still a massive, massive stretch.
Paul is renowned for this sort of punch, and did some serious damage to his opponent KSI last year, until he then followed it up with his illegal blow that cost him the win in his boxing debut.
In other words, the boxing fan account is saying the American could succeed where McGregor could not...
It is, however, a well-known fact that the uppercut is a terrific way for the taller boxer, in this case Paul, to combat the shorter man, in this case Mayweather, but still, you need to have the quality in the first place to be able to deliver. Could Paul do that against a defensive boxer like Mayweather? Doubtful.
Other factors that seemingly work in Paul’s favour include the fact that he, unlike McGregor, already has a professional boxing bout under his belt. Then there is the crucial element to consider, which is that Mayweather is now 43, whereas Paul is just 25 years old.
Not only that, but as a result of Paul being yet to taste victory in a boxing ring, this perhaps might give the YouTuber the hunger to succeed where others such as Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya have failed, beating ‘Money’ in a boxing ring.
Again, though, that is highly doubtful, despite what some fans are saying on Twitter.
Although you've got to admire their support for Logan Paul, it seems highly unlikely that a YouTuber could stop one of the greatest to lace up a pair of boots.
Being caught by one uppercut from a skilful Conor McGregor should be classed as a Mayweather vulnerability, that's for sure.
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