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YouTuber Jake Paul Could Be Offered Floyd Mayweather Fight After Logan Paul Bout Was Postponed

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YouTuber Jake Paul Could Be Offered Floyd Mayweather Fight After Logan Paul Bout Was Postponed

YouTube star Jake Paul could be offered a fight with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather after the Logan Paul bout was postponed.

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The Mayweather vs Logan clash was scheduled for 20th February, only to be called off and with a new date to be announced at a later date.

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"After an absolutely tremendous response to the fight announcement, we're hoping to announce a new date very soon along with some new exciting details," Fanmio founder and CEO Solomon Engel said in a statement at the time.

Now, The Sun reports that the American YouTuber's Triller backers are ready to offer the fight with Mayweather for the "right price."

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Relativity Media founder Ryan Kavanaugh, who is spearheading Triller's 'Fight Club' boxing promotion, believes a Jake win over Askren would provide him with "more credibility" to face Mayweather.

The 46-year-old told the newspaper: "For the right price, we would definitely do that. If Jake wins this fight, it makes a big difference.

"He would have beat one of the best fighters there is, he may not be the best boxer, we don't know, but he's a real fighter.

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"If Jake then calls for a big fight, he has a little more credibility to do it. If Jake wins this fight, he can go to major fights, a Mayweather-type thing."

Jake's coach, J'Leon Love, previously suggested there was a "major possibility" that the YouTuber could face Mayweather after Logan fought him.

"With Jake, it's a major possibility, a high chance," he said.

"I thought about it and then left it alone, but obviously Floyd and Jake are both in it to get the best out of it.

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"Floyd is the pinnacle of it, so could it happen? Floyd is a businessman, so is Jake Paul, just as well as Logan, so if it makes money it makes sense."

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Jake has picked up victories over both YouTuber AnEsonGib and former NBA star Nate Robinson inside the squared circle.

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The American has also been vocal about his desire to face Conor McGregor and even engaged in a heated rivalry with boxer Tommy Fury on social media.

Jake vs Askren will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, with the PPV priced at $49.99 in the US.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram

Topics: Logan Paul, Boxing, Jake Paul, Floyd Mayweather

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