Logan Paul explains the advantages he has over Floyd Mayweather ahead of fight

Logan Paul believes he has numerous advantages over Floyd Mayweather, despite the obvious skill disparity.

The YouTube star would undoubtedly be pulling off one of the greatest upsets in sporting history if he were to have his hand raised in Miami on June 6.

Mayweather is one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport, with a 50-0 record that includes wins over Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya.

Meanwhile, Paul turned professional after drawing his one white-collar fight, and he is currently 0-1 after losing a unanimous decision to fellow debutant JJ 'KSI' Olatunji in 2019.

But that won't dissuade the multi-millionaire social media star ahead of the pair's showdown at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.

"He's one of the best boxers of our generation," Paul admitted during an interview with First Take on ESPN. "When I was presented with the opportunity to fight him, as a showman and an entertainer who has risen to challenges his whole life this was too good to turn down.

"I think the biggest thing here, and it's obvious, is my height, my weight, my reach and my age. There are weight classes in boxing for a reason.

"I'm going to be weighing in three weight classes heavier than Floyd and likely walking into the ring four weight classes heavier and that's dangerous for him.

"Now, imagine hypothetically that I know what I'm doing, imagine I'm a very good boxer who's beating pros in sparring time and time again.

"Then Floyd comes in and realises he's in a little over his head because he's fighting a guy who's longer than him, stronger than him, more powerful.

"What happens if I win? The world's axis stands still, time will stop, it's going to be the biggest upset in the history of combat sports.

"And what happens if I lose? Nothing, life goes on."

Paul has angered a number of boxing fans by announcing this fight, but doesn't intend to stop fighting regardless of whether he takes another loss or not.

He reiterated that he and younger brother Jake, who is a 3-0 pro with 3 KOs, have fallen in love with the sport, and plan on becoming the 'biggest prize fighters in the world'.

"We want to fight people who will put on a big show with us, draw a large audience and entertain a lot of people, that's what we want to do.

"This is not a one year plan, this is a three to seven year plan and unfortunately for our health we have just fallen in love with the sport.

"We just bought a warehouse here in Puerto Rico that we are converting into our training facility, so we're locked into it now.

"There's something about the primal nature of the sport – two people getting inside the ring or the octagon and duking it out to see who the better one is.

"There's something about that which is so exciting to me, I did it before I was even doing YouTube."

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