Logan Paul lasts the distance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in exhibition

Floyd Mayweather Jr. outclassed YouTube persona Logan Paul however couldn’t cease him inside the distance.

Mayweather and Paul boxed an eight-round exhibition Sunday night time at Laborious Rock Stadium. With the bout not being scored, no winner was declared.

The 44-year-old Mayweather used the ring abilities that propelled him to world titles in 5 divisions and a 50-0 profession file to frustrate Paul with strong lead and counter photographs.

“You’ve received to comprehend I’m not 21 anymore nevertheless it’s good,” Mayweather stated in the ring. “He’s higher than I assumed he was. Good little work. Tonight was a enjoyable night time.”

Mayweather, who received titles in the super-featherweight, light-weight, super-lightweight, welterweight and super-welterweight divisions, has stated he won’t return to aggressive boxing. As an alternative, he’ll proceed to faucet into the pay-per-view market with exhibitions like his occasion with Paul.

Submit-fight punch stats confirmed Mayweather comfortably forward on complete and energy photographs.

After the battle, Paul celebrated the accomplishment of going the distance against Mayweather.

“Shoot, man, I don’t need anybody to inform me something is unattainable ever once more,” Paul stated. “To get in right here with certainly one of the best boxers of all time, proves that the odds might be beat.

Paul weighed 189 kilos for the exhibition and tried to make use of his 34-pound benefit by leaning on the shorter Mayweather. However Paul’s lack of boxing abilities left him open to Mayweather’s quick left hooks to the head and rights to the physique.

“He used his weight and tried to tie me up,” Mayweather stated.

Earlier, former Cincinnati Bengals vast receiver Chad Johnson boxed a four-round exhibition against multi-combat sport veteran Brian Maxwell. Like the Mayweather-Paul exhibition there was no scoring, however Johnson prevented a knockout loss after he was floored with an general proper to the head in the closing spherical.

Johnson, in his first boxing occasion, survived the the rest of the spherical. The 43-year-old Johnson scored with a strong proper to the head in the opening minute of the bout and landed combos to the head in the second spherical. However in the minute relaxation earlier than the fourth spherical, Johnson breathed closely and rested his arms on the ropes.

“This was enjoyable, I misplaced my virginity tonight,” Johnson stated about his maiden boxing expertise. “That is one for my bucket record. My life has at all times been about taking possibilities.”

Luis Arias received a cut up resolution over former super-welterweight champion Jarrett Hurd and former super-middleweight titleholder Badou Jack stopped Dervin Colina in the fourth spherical.

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