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Mayweather vs Paul: Logan Paul looking to “decapitate” Floyd Mayweather in opening round

Paul believes he’s got a much better chance to beat Mayweather than a lot of people think.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

This weekend Logan Paul gets his opportunity to share the ring with all-time boxing great Floyd Mayweather, and despite the fight being billed as an exhibition Paul says it’s going to be a real fight. In fact Paul is even tossing around the word “war” when mentioning his expectations for the bout, saying he’s prepared that last eight months for this specific purpose.

“For those people telling me that it’s impossible. You’d be lying if you said there wasn’t a chance that I could beat him. Yeah, I think I’m going to go in there and decapitate him in the first round, and if it doesn’t happen, we’re going for the second, and then the third and the fourth.”

Now I’m not exactly sure who a winner is determined in an exhibition bout, but the bookies clearly believe Paul is up against it even despite his massive size and age advantage as Paul is listed as a massive underdog — although probably not as much of an underdog as he should be.

However the fight plays out though, the big word being thrown around is entertainment, with both Floyd and Paul promising fans their money’s worth in the PPV main event. Invest with caution, I would say.

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