An eight-round exhibition contest between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul took place on Sunday in Miami. The YouTube personality Logan Paul has managed to survive until the final bell rang.
According to The Guardian Paul survived eight rounds against Mayweather, an unbeaten champ, without getting knocked out.
The 44-year old Mayweather retired with a perfect 50 wins from 50 fights, but came back for the special eight-round exhibition contest against Paul. Paul is a YouTube personality with 66m followers.
Mayweather weighing in at 155 lbs handled Paul, weighing in at 189.5 lbs, with ease. In the first few rounds Paul threw a few punches toward Mayweather, but the champ dodged them with a half-smile. Mayweather attacked in the fourth round of the fight and continued the onslaught in the fifth. Paul kept swinging his punches hoping for a lucky shot.
By the end of the fight, Paul had landed 28 of his 217 punches, while Mayweather had connected on 43 of his 107.
Mayweather said: “I had fun, I’m not 21 anymore. He’s a great, young fighter better than I thought he was. He’s a tough raw competitor, I was surprised by him tonight.”
“It’s one of the greatest moments of my life. I’m happy to have made it out,” Paul said.
Both men probably made millions of the fight that took place on Sunday.