Many celebrities and influencers took to Twitter to show their support and respect for Logan Paul who was impressively able to last 8 rounds in the ring with Mayweather. Some even poked fun at the fight because Mayweather was unable to knockout Paul. Here are just some of the reactions from Paul's friends and other celebrities.
YouTuber and professional boxer Jake Paul claimed that his brother ruined Mayweather's previously undefeated record of 50-0.
So\u2026You\u2019re saying I\u2019m now the best boxer in the world?— LORD KSI (@LORD KSI) 1623037716
YouTuber and professional boxer KSI asked his followers if he is "now the best boxer in the world?" He asked this because he was able to beat Logan Paul in a boxing match that was held in November 2019 while Mayweather was unable to do so on Sunday night.
NBA Legend Lebron James compared Sunday night's fight to the Nintendo video game Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!
To put the nail in the coffin, James then tweeted out a gif of Mike Tyson's character knocking out the main protagonist of the game.
brother made it 8 rounds i could cry— even the paparazzi team bryce on god (@even the paparazzi team bryce on god) 1623039742
Model Tana Mongeau shares her support for Paul, stating that she "could cry" tears of joy. She jokingly refers to him as her brother because she was previously in a relationship with Paul's brother, Jake.
Proud of my guy @LoganPaul for lasting 8 rounds with the GOAT @FloydMayweatherpic.twitter.com/o8OZ3HLsMU— King Bach (@King Bach) 1623039608
Comedian King Bach tweeted out a clip of the celebration that he shared with Paul via FaceTime after the fight.
YouTuber and Philanthropist Mr. Beast joined in on the fun on Sunday morning by replying to one of Paul's tweets.
logan just went the distance with one of the best of all-time. w.— Mike Majlak (@Mike Majlak) 1623036867
Paul's best friend and co-host of the "Impaulsive" podcast Mike Majlak tweeted out his support for Paul during the fight.
REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME. RESPECT FOR LOGAN PAUL. \n\nsaying this before the fight and after.— fousey (@fousey) 1623033950
YouTuber Fousey seemed to share the same opinion as many others had going into the fight: Paul deserves respect for going up against someone as iconic as Mayweather.
Logan went 8 rounds again floyd without getting knocked out. Both walked out with over 9 figures. not including PPV. Crazy.— cloakzy (@cloakzy) 1623037475
Professional gamer Cloakzy pointed out the mind-blowing sum of money that both fighters walked away with last night.
Logan wins. Floyd wins. \u201cLegalized burglary\u201d was prob right— Dave Portnoy (@Dave Portnoy) 1623036817
Founder of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy similarly pointed out that regardless of who won, both fighters earned a handsome amount of money.
Everyone capping for Floyd right now. He wasn\u2019t supposed to outbox Logan. He was supposed to stop Logan. He tried and he couldn\u2019t. That\u2019s a win for Logan and you know it.— Andrew Schulz \ud83d\udc51HEZI (@Andrew Schulz \ud83d\udc51HEZI) 1623038302
Comedian Andrew Schulz criticized Mayweather for being unable to "stop Logan."
Hats off to Logan Paul. He went 8 rounds with greatest boxer ever. Not a good look for Floyd.— Daniel Cormier (@Daniel Cormier) 1623037211
UFC Heavyweight & Light Heavyweight Champ Daniel Cormier showed respect for Logan Paul's endurance. This was the only tweet from last night that Paul replied to. In the reply, Paul thanked Cormier for his support.
Stephen A. Smith
Money! I get it! That\u2019s why @FloydMayweather is doing this. And while we know @LoganPaul has no business in the ring with him at all, there is a 35-lb weight advantage that Paul has. Why is that even allowed? Ugh!— Stephen A Smith (@Stephen A Smith) 1623033552
Sports commentator Stephen A. Smith shared his discomfort with the size difference between the two fighters. He even went as far as to claim that Mayweather is just doing this for money and Paul "has no business in the ring with him".
FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF HIMSELF. HE COULDN'T EVEN KNOCK DOWN THE YOU-TUBER, LET ALONE KNOCK HIM OUT.— Skip Bayless (@Skip Bayless) 1623036818
Sports commentator Skip Bayless verbally attacked Mayweather in a tweet claiming that the undefeated boxer should be ashamed of himself.
I want to fight @FloydMayweather next! #EasyMoney \n#BankonIt— Mercedes Varnado (@Mercedes Varnado) 1623037724
WWE professional wrestler Sasha Banks teased Mayweather for not knocking out Paul. She added that fighting Mayweather would be "easy money".
Ngl announcers were very disrespectful to Logan. Man has trained incredibly hard for years and is actually doing well against FLOYD MAYWEATHER and they\u2019re just laughing at him and making tik tok jokes. I get it, but it kinda soured the fight tbh— \ud83d\uddfbFMTY OUT NOW!!!\ud83d\uddfb (@\ud83d\uddfbFMTY OUT NOW!!!\ud83d\uddfb) 1623037003
Rapper Quadeca shared his support for Logan Paul mainly by criticizing the announcers of the fight. Quadeca felt that the announcers were laughing at Paul and discounting his abilities as a fighter.
If the Logan Paul wins tonight I\u2019ll give one person who likes this tweet $1,000 and will reveal the giveaway winner tonight. \n\nMust be following me, good luck.— adin (@adin) 1623021225
Twitch Streamer Adin Ross mocked Paul by betting against him publicly on Twitter. Within a few hours, Ross's tweet had tens of thousands of likes.
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