Jeff mayweather, uncle and coach of Floyd mayweather, assured that the former undefeated monarch arrived with the intention of knocking out Logan paul, but the height, weight and grip prevented him from sending him to sleep.
“Logan paul had an advantage over Floyd six feet tall, probably 40 pounds in weight, “he said. Jeff on The Champ and The Chump. “And he is also an athlete. He was a fighter, so don’t get me wrong, he also made a lot of grabs ”.
It was on June 6 when Mayweather and the YouTuber they faced each other in an exhibition contest, ending without a winner because the fight was agreed without judges and eight rounds.
Floyd, at 44 years old, remains in excellent physical shape, but during the confrontation it was never seen that he wanted to send to sleep Paul, who spent it grabbing it.
“I think the biggest part is that people have a tendency to forget that Floyd It is not Superman“, I consider Jeff. “He is still an athlete, but he is not the same, he is 44 years old. It still offered great entertainment, but I think a lot of people were disappointed because they thought there would be a knockout. “
Mayweather He later said that he was the only fighter capable of winning $ 100 million from a fake fight and clarified that it would be the last time he would step up the ring, whether it was for a professional or exhibition fight.
“I think we wanted to knock him out, of course, but he couldn’t,” confessed his uncle and coach. “The guy was very big. He held too tight and was strong enough to take those blows and as soon as they hit him, he tied himself up. So it made the fight a bit ugly. I still think a younger Floyd would have knocked him out. “