YouTube property Logan Paul produced a Rocky-style show going the region against unbeaten (50-0) five-division champion Floyd Mayweather successful an accumulation boxing bout connected Sunday that did not person a winner.
With nary judges ringside the bout did not number connected either fighter's grounds but if determination was a victor connected a rainy nighttime astatine Miami's Hard Rock stadium it would person to person been Paul who, with a grounds of 0-1, managed to past 8 rounds against a boxer regarded arsenic 1 of the top of all-time.
Despite giving up 35 pounds (16 kg), six inches (15.2 cm) and 18-years, Mayweather provided Paul with a boxing acquisition but could not present the knockout galore had expected to see.
Instead Paul showed helium could instrumentality a punch-absorbing punishment, peculiarly successful the mediate rounds, arsenic the 44-year-old Mayweather went connected the attack.
Mayweather aboriginal admitted that helium had underestimated, Paul whose lone different combat was a nonaccomplishment to different YouTube personality.
"You got to realise I'm not 21 anymore but it's bully to determination astir with these young guys, trial my skills conscionable to person immoderate fun," said Mayweather. "A large young fighter, strong, pugnacious he's amended than I thought helium was.
"He's a pugnacious competitor, I'm amazed by him tonight. Good guy.
"Tonight was a amusive night."
And different profitable evening for the boxer known arsenic "Money" who had said helium expects to pouch much than $50 cardinal from the exhibition.
Paul volition besides marque a bully payday and nary uncertainty person delighted his 20 cardinal positive YouTube followers successful the process.
"I don't privation anyone to archer thing is intolerable ever again," said Paul. "The information I americium successful present with 1 of the top boxers of all-time proves that the likelihood tin beryllium beaten. Everyone has it successful them and everyone tin bushed the likelihood and bash large things successful life.
"It's 1 of the top moments successful my life.
"I'm going to spell location reasoning if helium fto maine survive. It was the coolest happening ever."