Floyd Mayweather admits he is impressed with Jake Paul‘s capacity to win fights and promote huge occasions … however the 50-0 legend says do not go overboard, ‘trigger a legit boxer would wreck The Drawback Baby.
Floyd joined Babcock on the “TMZ Sports activities” TV present (airs weeknights on FS1) earlier this week … and analyzed Jake’s impression on the game and his ability within the ring.
“Jake Paul, as of proper now, for what he is doing, it is good for what he is doing,” Floyd informed us. “However as soon as he fights an actual precise fighter, it is gon’ be unhealthy.”
“However one factor I like about him, he is promoting it. He is making good cash. He is entertaining. I prefer it.”
In fact, Jake’s simply 25 years previous and has solely been coaching for just a few years. Nonetheless, he is 5-0 with 4 KOs … and he is crushed future UFC Corridor of Famer Tyron Woodley twice.
In actual fact, Paul beforehand informed us his final purpose is to field Canelo Alvarez … and Jake believes he can win.
Jake Paul Desires To Combat Canelo Álvarez In 2024
Floyd, nevertheless, doesn’t.
“He’ll get f***ed up by Canelo,” Floyd stated.
Mayweather continued … “There isn’t a approach. He’ll get demolished. For what he is doing, so long as they preserve getting YouTubers and preserve placing him in there with MMA guys that is type of over the hill, he is going proceed to shine. So, I am happy with him. I am not likely upset.”
In fact, Floyd is not precisely greatest buds with Canelo or Jake. Mayweather comfortably beat Alvarez in 2013 … the primary lack of the star boxer’s profession (it was Saul’s forty fourth struggle).
As for Floyd and Jake … keep in mind JP snatched Floyd’s hat at a Miami media occasion selling Cash’s June 2021 bout with Logan Paul.
In actual fact, Floyd-Jake is a struggle followers have clamored for because the incident in South Florida. The difficulty is there’s a big measurement distinction between the boys. 5’8″ Mayweather spent most of his profession preventing round 150 lbs. Paul is 6’1″ and fights round 185 lbs.
However, Floyd says he does not care concerning the weight distinction … and would struggle Jake, regardless of the sizeable distinction in bodily stature.
“I feel [Jake] was doing a sitdown on a podcast one time, and he talked about [a fight with me],” Floyd stated. “He stated, ‘I do not wish to do an exhibition in opposition to Floyd Mayweather.’ He stated, ‘I am solely doing actual fights.’ And naturally, I am unable to get excessive up in weight, however I am going to struggle him in an actual struggle on the weight that I am at.”
Talking of Floyd’s struggle with Logan … Mayweather touched on allegations made by LP, the place he claimed he was by no means paid by FM for the exhibition boxing match.
We additionally requested Mayweather concerning the remaining struggle of the Canelo and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin trilogy … which Cash might have missed as a result of he was flying the world over in his personal jet.