was obviously rooting for his YouTuber brother Logan Paul
in his boxing
match against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
on Sunday, but he probably let his emotions get in the way of what was really going on in the ring.
Mayweather, a 44-year-old former undefeated champion, "outclassed" Logan Paul, 26, and landed many more punches, according to The Associated Press
and other outlets. While Paul deserved credit for going eight rounds with Mayweather without being knocked out and even hitting Mayweather somewhat hard on at least one occasion, he also clinched a lo
Floyd gets his way (via @ShowtimeBoxing) pic.twitter.com/yObOLgC767 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 7, 2021
According to the New York
Post, Jake Paul was heard saying after the third round, “Two rounds to one.”
Mayweather connected more frequently in Round 5, and Logan Paul “appeared unable to fully stand up straight,” according to the Washington Post
“Three rounds to two,” said Jake Paul, a fighter. “Logan’s up. Logan’s up. Logan’s beating Floyd Mayweather. Let that sink in.”
That's when the announcers, who included the comedy
duo Desus and Mero, corrected him: "Be quiet," "you're wrong," and "that's not what we're saying."
Desus and Mero tell Jake Paul to stop talking pic.twitter.com/oaiho1fQ8F — Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) June 7, 2021
The fight dragged on until it reached a boo-worthy conclusion, but Jake Paul remained optimistic.
50-1 HOLY FUCKMY BROTHER JUST OUTPERFORMED FLOYD MAYWEATHER — Paul Paul (@jakepaul) June 7, 2021
Jake Paul posted on Twitter, "50-1 HOLY F–K MY BROTHER JUST BEAT FLOYD MAYWEATHER."
He didn't, and the fight wasn't scored anyway because it was an exhibition.
However, good attempt!