Logan Paul: He wants to box against former world champion Floyd Mayweather

The controversial YouTuber Logan Paul wants to get in the ring again. This time not against an amateur but a former world champion.

The controversial YouTuber Logan Paul (25) wants to get back in the ring: His opponent should be none other than the US professional boxer and former world welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather (43). The US sports service "TMZ Sports" reports.

Known for his provocative videos, which have already brought Paul many complaints and protests, the media star is always looking for new challenges for his fans. In 2018 and 2019 he had already climbed into the ring twice against the British rapper and boxer KSI (27, "Poppin").

There is a million dollar deal behind the fight

The amateur boxer fight was heralded as "The Greatest Internet Event in History" and took place in Manchester and Los Angeles. It was broadcast as pay-per-view – over a million paid spectator tickets stopped the fights, the first clash in Manchester alone is said to have brought in 13 million dollars.

Floyd Mayweather also knows how to make money. He is considered one of the richest athletes in history and earned around $ 400 million in his mega-fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. The official OK for the current fight is still missing. of the ex-world champion. But Logan Paul was promising: "You know, I can't say anything right now …"