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Can Floyd Mayweather Neutralize Logan Paul’s Height and Reach Advantage



Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul at a press conference ahead of their fight

Floyd Mayweather is one of the greatest athletes to have taken a step in the sport of boxing. He has a perfect record of 50-0 in his professional career. Since his debut, Floyd has won 15 major world titles that include the ring in five weight classes and the lineal championship in four weight classes. Floyd Mayweather Jr has also won the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics. ESPN has ranked Floyd Mayweather as the greatest boxer of all time, pound for pound.

The ‘Pretty Boy’ is one of the most skilled boxers of this generation. Floyd Mayweather’s ability to control the fight at will is second to none. His instinct to sense danger and to switch gears in fights has made him one of the best in the business. Often people criticize him for his defensive style of boxing but no one can argue that his style has always brought him successful results.

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Will Floyd Mayweather be troubled by Logan’s height and reach advantage?

Yes, Floyd Mayweather Jr will face a massive disadvantage in his next fight as he faces Logan Paul in an exhibition match at MGM Stadium on June 6th, 2021. There is a significant difference in their height and reach. Logan Paul’s height is 6ft 2 inches whereas  Floyd Mayweather’s height is 5ft 8 inches. Logan Paul also has a 4-inch reach advantage over Floyd Mayweather Jr. He will face a lot of difficulties because of these disadvantages. There are high chances that Floyd can be knocked out if he is not careful during the fight.

However, The ‘Pretty Boy’ can neutralize Logan’s reach and height advantage by not overextending and counter whenever possible. He can overcome this disadvantage quite easily as there is a vast difference in their skill and technical ability. Floyd Mayweather has two decades of boxing experience whereas Logan Paul has started his boxing training in 2018 and has a record of 0 wins and 1 loss.

Floyd Mayweather’s confidence, skill level, and experience will help him overcome all the physical barriers and make him a strong favorite going into this fight. Although history could be changed as an undefeated streak could come to an end if Logan Paul manages to secure a victory against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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