sport news Eddie Hearn labels Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul exhibition as 'the biggest ...

sport news Eddie Hearn labels Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul exhibition as 'the biggest ...
sport news Eddie Hearn labels Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul exhibition as 'the biggest ...

Eddie Hearn has labelled the exhibition bout between Floyd Mayweather and rookie boxer Logan Paul as the 'biggest joke I have ever seen' - and also admitted he was 'uncomfortable' promoting YouTube cards.

All-time great Mayweather and Paul fought in a lucrative showdown in Miami, Florida last month, and no winner was declared after the popular online personality was able to go the distance in the three eight-minute rounds.

News of the fight was greeted with widespread scepticism and distaste from across the boxing world, and Hearn, who shares a similar opinion, has even gone as far as labelling the decision to screen the spectacle as a 'disgrace'.

Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul's bout has been labelled as 'the biggest joke' by Eddie Hearn

Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul's bout has been labelled as 'the biggest joke' by Eddie Hearn

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By doing so, Hearn took aim at Sky Sports, his former broadcaster before his multi-million switch with Matchroom Boxing to streaming service DAZN, and ripped into the giants for showing Mayweather and Paul's showdown. 

'Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul was the biggest joke I have ever seen,' Hearn told talkSPORT. 'It was a disgrace that it was even broadcast to be honest.

'Now if there's a fight between someone who is taking boxing seriously and someone that can fight, I'm talking about Jake Paul against Tyron Woodley coming up, I'm not offended by it.'

Logan's younger brother Jake is currently gearing up to face former UFC welterweight champion Woodley on August 29, and Hearn, despite his disgust for the divisive new trend, has praised him for his

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