On June 6th, 2021, Floyd Mayweather will match up against Logan Paul in an exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, and 18+ online sportsbooks are already accepting action on the bout.
Floyd “Money” Mayweather is arguable the greatest boxer of all time and holds a perfect professional boxing record of 50-0 with 27 knockouts. On the other hand, Logan Paul (0-2) is looking for his first exhibition win.
Like everyone else in the world, most people believe that Logan Paul doesn’t have a shot in hell to beat Mayweather, but there are some factors to consider.
Weight: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather
One of the advantages Logan Paul has over Floyd Mayweather is his weight at 180lbs. Mayweather usually fights around 150lbs, but he could fight with a few extra pounds since this is an exhibition. With a little more weight in his arms, some people might believe Paul could have more power, but because it is Floyd Mayweather we are talking about, don’t count on it.
Height: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather
Logan Paul (6’-2”) also has a height advantage over the 5’ 8” Floyd Mayweather. When it comes to boxing, height is considered an advantage with more leverage to punch down on shorter opponents. Mayweather, however, has beaten taller fighters before.
Reach: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather
Logan Paul (76”) also has a reach advantage over Floyd Mayweather (72”). Reach is also an advantage in the sport of boxing, as more extended reach means you can hit from further away. While Paul might have an easier time throwing punches from far away, Mayweather is known for his counter punch and likes to let his opponents tire from throwing punches he typically tends to dodge.
Betting Odds And Options
When it comes to betting on boxing, there are several options you can explore, but most people tend to lean towards online sports betting since it is easier and, in most cases, faster than domestic options. Online sportsbooks will also accept younger account holders and support multiple deposit and withdrawal options, including Bitcoin.
As you would imagine, every 18+ online sportsbook is favoring Floyd Mayweather over Paul. The current betting odds from Bovada are:
- Floyd Mayweather Jr -1200
- Logan Paul +700
Even though we listed the few advantages Logan Paul has over Floyd Mayweather, we are putting our money on Mayweather like most people. Even at -1200, a $150 bet wins $12.50. It’s not a lot of money, but sports betting isn’t always about winning big every time; it’s about winning.