Floyd Mayweather issued a warning to Jake Paul over their heated brawl at the press conference, telling him that he’s “nothing to play with” and if it happens again, he’ll put him in a “neck brace.”
In the lead-up to the exhibition boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul, they held a press conference to promote the fight — as is the tradition in the fight game.
Instead, however, all eyes turned on Jake Paul after he stole Floyd’s hat, which resulted in a short-lived but nasty scuffle.
Jake admitted that he didn’t think Floyd would get so mad. Instead, he thought it was a bit of harmless banter. He also claimed none of the punches “were even coming close” to hitting him in the face, although some fans think he’s playing it down.
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But Floyd’s account of the events tells a different story. He told Showtime that he was mad because of the sheer “disrespect” and insisted that his punches dealt a significant amount of damage.
And if that wasn’t enough, he promised to dish out even more if Jake didn’t stop “f**king” with him.
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“I ain’t nothing to play with. I’m not for the jokes. Totally disrespectful. That’s why you ended up with 2 black eyes, and your nose got f**ked up, and your teeth got chipped,” he said.
“Keep f**king with me next time you’re going to be in a neck brace. Keep f**king with me.”
The press conference brawl was a bad look according to some, believing it stole the spotlight to the point where it’s ruining the main fight.
However, others insisted it played a key role in building the hype, including Logan, who thanked his brother for “selling the fight.” Perhaps that was the plan all along.