"I want Muhammad Ali next", Logan Paul confirms

November 19, 2019

YouTube star Logan Paul wants to take on Muhammad Ali in his next fight, it has emerged.

The video-maker turned boxer lost his professional debut against rival YouTuber KSI in a rematch of their amateur contest back in 2018, which ended in a draw.

 

But never one to be deterred by things like common sense or public opinion, Paul wants to return to boxing and fight the best there is, or was.

 

"I want Muhammad Ali next", said Paul at a press conference outside of his Los Angeles home. "As a huge boxing fan, I've heard he's the greatest, so it makes sense for him to fight the best YouTuber of all time, unless he's scared to catch these hands.

 

"Hell, I'd be scared if I saw that vicious uppercut I landed on KSI. I think the referee said it was so powerful and dangerous he docked me two points!

 

"Oh, he's dead?" Paul asked, after a journalist pointed out Ali passed away back in 2016 and hadn't fought since 1981.

 

"That's not a problem. I've got no issues picking on dead guys", a disturbingly nonchalant reference to his infamous video in which he poked fun at a dead Japanese man in the Aokigahara Forest (often referred to as the  'Suicide Forest').

 

"If he's so great, he'll find a way. Plus, my idiot followers would pay $70 to watch me wrestle a 12-year-old with Down's Syndrome, so him being dead is really not an issue unless he's a pussy."


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