YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul has claimed that despite earning hundreds of millions, if not a billion dollars in his career, Floyd Mayweather is yet to pay up after his recent fight with Paul’s brother, Logan.
“Not yet,” he said when asked if he brother had received an estimated $19.6 million.
The fight went the full eight rounds, with many panning the quality and legitimacy of the match-up. Regardless, Jake went on to make some outlandish claims when pressed on why Logan hadn’t been paid.
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“Floyd Mayweather’s broke, that’s what a lot of people don’t realise,” he said.
“He gets these big cheques, doesn’t pay the taxes on it and then the IRS comes hunting him down later.
“He owes a lot of people I know money, and Logan’s deep down on that list so I don’t know if Logan’s ever going to get paid, it’s kind of f–ked up.”
Mayweather himself said on a podcast in February that these things take time.
“The money on the back end though, from pay-per-view, that takes a while. Nothing comes right away. I’m still collecting cheques from fights seven or eight years ago.”
Both Paul brothers have enjoyed successful forays into the world of boxing, with Jake going as far as to name Sonny Bill Williams as a potential opponent for an upcoming bout in August.
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