FLOYD MAYWEATHER has announced his terms for a sensational ‘real fight’ with Jake Paul.
The boxing legend was taken the distance by Paul’s brother Logan in their eight-round exhibition in June 2021.
But the boxer-turned-youtuber ruled out facing Mayweather herself unless it was a sanctioned fight on her records.
That would lead to a sticking point as Paul last fought at 190lbs while his Hall of Famer rival was at 150lbs.
Mayweather, 45, is open about jeopardizing his historic 50-0 record against the self-proclaimed “problem kid”.
But he warned Paul, 25, would have to come down to his weight, which means he’s losing an almost impossible THREE STONES.
Mayweather told TMZ Sports, “I think he sat on a podcast one time and he talked about it and said, ‘I don’t want to do a show against Floyd Mayweather.’
“He said, ‘I want to have real fights.’ And of course I can’t reach a heavy weight, but I’ll fight him in a real fight at the weight I’m at.
“But Jake Paul, as of now, it’s good for what he’s doing. But once he fights a real fighter, things go bad.
“But one thing I like about him, he sells it and makes good money, he’s entertaining. I like it.”
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Mayweather has not boxed professionally since 2017, when he defeated UFC superstar Conor McGregor, 34, in ten rounds.
He’s had three shows since then, with featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, 24, Paul’s brother Logan, 27, and ex-sparring partner Don Moore.
Mayweather returns against MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura, 30, in Japan over the weekend.
Meanwhile, Paul faces UFC legend Anderson Silva, 47, in his comeback fight Oct. 29 in Arizona.
Silva has a 4-1 record in the ring and will be the American’s first opponent with prior boxing experience.
So far he’s beaten online rival AnEsonGib, ex-NBA player Nate Robinson, 38, and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, 38.
He also has a points win and KO against ex-UFC champion Tyron Woodley, 40, most recently in December.
Mayweather has warned Paul to continue fighting experienced boxers against the opposition of the internet and the MMA world.
He said: “As long as he keeps fighting MMA guys and YouTubers, he’s going to keep looking and shining.
“But once he fights a real fighter, a real fighter who can really fight, it doesn’t get good. It’s not going to be that good.”
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