‘Bigger fish to fry’ – Logan Paul rejected two mega offers for Floyd Mayweather rematch, but could accept if rule is changed


Logan Paul has given Floyd Mayweather new conditions in order to agree a rematch.

The YouTube star fought boxing legend Mayweather in a historic exhibition clash in June 2021, but the pair have been embroiled in a dispute ever since.

Paul was happy with his performance against Mayweather


Paul was happy with his performance against MayweatherCredit: Amanda Westcott/Showtime

Paul alleged that Mayweather did not pay him his full fight purse, which the former champion strongly denied in multiple statements.

The pair have since been linked with a rematch as ‘Money’ continues his route on the exhibition circuit, but Paul has now revealed that he’s already refused two offers.

“He asked me twice about a rematch,” Paul said in an interview with Graham Bensinger. “He was supposed to fight someone on top of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, I was asked to step in.

“I said no. He’s not a person you take a fight on six weeks’ notice with. Not with the goal that I have. 

“I already fought Floyd Mayweather. If I did it again, it would be to beat Floyd Mayweather. Which I think is doable, I just need to train proper.“

When asked what it would take to fight Mayweather again, he continued: “He was able to get me the first time, I was a kid who was excited about fighting Floyd. Now I don’t give a f***.

“And also, if I fought him again, it wouldn’t be 85-15. It’s 50-50. F*** you bro, I don’t need this s***. You need it way more than I do.

“But I just feel like I got bigger fish to fry, literally. But the idea of being the only person to knock out Floyd Mayweather excites me.

Paul has named new conditions to meet Mayweather


Paul has named new conditions to meet MayweatherCredit: Getty

“I would also request 10 rounds, because I was coming alive at the end, he was not.”

Paul survived the eight round distance with the boxing legend, but was outboxed for the majority of the clash.

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It was also an intense build-up to the event, with Logan’s brother Jake Paul involved in a physical altercation with Mayweather at the press conference.

‘The Maverick’ has fought just once since the exhibition, easily outpointing Dillon Danis on the undercard of KSI vs Tommy Fury in 2023.

Mayweather has continued his exhibition route since facing Paul, touching gloves with Don Moore, Mikuru Asakura and Deji during 2022.

He then faced Aaron Chalmers in a UK debut in 2023, before being involved in a huge ruckus with John Gotti in his latest exhibition last summer.

The former 15-belt world champion has also been heavily linked with a second meeting against Manny Pacquiao, but a concrete date has yet to materialise.

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