By now we all know Floyd Mayweather put some work on Logan Paul at Sunday night’s exhibition match in Miami. While some folks expressed disappointment that the boxing champion didn’t knock out the YouTuber, others on social media were speculating Logan actually did tap out at one point. On Monday, a video began circulating on social media allegedly showing Floyd knocking Logan out but holding him up to continue the show.
Well, it looks like Logan caught wind of the rumors because he took to his official Instagram account on Monday to deny the chatter!
“People are trying to spin it and say that he knocked me out and caught me and kept me up to keep the fight going to the eighth round,” Logan said. “Shut the f*** up, just shut the f*** up. Stop trying to discredit what happened last night.”
The video in question shows an exhausted Logan leaning into Floyd after eating a hard hit from the champ. However, Floyd appears to keep Logan propped up in a sort of hugging stance. The video was tweeted out by a sports account called Foot Basket with a caption that led to the buzz.
“”Floyd Mayweather actually knocked out Logan Paul, but held him up during the fight to carry it through 8 rounds,” Foot Basket tweeted.
According to Newsweek, the short video had received over 1.2 million views and more than 16,000 likes at the time of publishing. By Wednesday, the video was disabled on Foot Basket’s account citing a report from the copyright owner.
In Monday’s response, Logan did admit that Floyd landed a few good punches on him. To be exact, the stats showed that Floyd had a 43-28 landing advantage. Additionally, Floyd landed 17 body shots versus Logan’s one body shot.
“Make no mistake, he got a lot of good punches in,” Logan said in his videos. “There’s a couple photos…I got f***** up a couple shots. I didn’t know my face could like make that shape.”
Still, Logan ended the video by continuing to deny the knockout stories.
“Never rocked, never blacked out, never obviously got knocked out,” Logan said. “He didn’t hold me up. He tried to take me out and he couldn’t. It was great.”
However, Foot Basket is seemingly not letting up on Logan. They re-published the video on Wednesday evening. In their caption, they accused him of having the original clip removed.
“@LoganPaul had the original video removed because he’s sensitive and triggered. Here’s the video of the fraud boxer getting KO’d and held up by Floyd again,” Foot Basket wrote.
Roommates, what did you think about the exhibition match?