When is Logan Paul’s subsequent battle? WWE contract clouds boxing future for Jake Paul’s brother, YouTube star

One of many prime influencers to first compete inside a boxing ring, Logan Paul has a big following within the fight sports activities world. Whether or not placing on a pair of gloves or leaping out of a WWE ring onto a desk, “The Maverick” has discovered methods to remain related exterior of YouTube. 

Paul is ready to face Ricochet at WWE’s Cash within the Financial institution PPV on August 5. Whereas his antics have made him a villain in wrestling, his athleticism has been praised. 

Exterior of WWE, will Paul get again contained in the boxing ring? His brother Jake is prospering as a professional boxer, whereas Logan has had enjoyable in exhibition {and professional} contests. The YouTube star isn’t leaving the boxing world behind, as he nonetheless has alternatives to develop within the sport. 

What’s subsequent for Paul, who juggles fight sports activities with selling PRIME and his podcast? Will battle followers see him in motion once more quickly, and, in that case, through which setting?  

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The Sporting Information will present and replace a complete timeline of Paul and what the long run could maintain for him. 

Logan Paul WWE profession, rumors

Paul made his professional wrestling debut in 2021. He appeared on a phase the place Sami Zayn was selling his documentary. Paul accepted Zayn’s invitation to WrestleMania 37, the place Zayn confronted rival Kevin Owens. After Owens beat Zayn, Paul celebrated with Owens however was hit by a Stone Chilly Stunner. Paul returned to WWE in September of that 12 months, serving to Completely satisfied Corbin in opposition to Owens.

In February 2022, Paul was named The Miz’s tag crew accomplice for WrestleMania 38. In his in-ring debut, Paul and Miz beat Rey and Dominik Mysterio. Miz attacked Paul after the match. 

After signing a multi-event deal with WWE in June, Paul beat Miz at SummerSlam. Not lengthy after, he challenged Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship. In a powerful outing, Paul misplaced. He returned on the Royal Rumble this previous January, eliminating Seth Rollins. That resulted in a feud that noticed him lose in opposition to Rollins at WrestleMania 39. KSI was even concerned within the match. 

In April 2023, Paul signed a brand new deal to stay with WWE for the foreseeable future.

“I really feel extremely blessed to have discovered one thing that I’m good at, at 28 years previous,” Paul told ESPN. “And the truth that the group believes I’m adequate to proceed hopefully constructing this WWE legacy is thoughts blowing.”

Paul returned to a WWE ring in July 2023, competing in a Cash within the Financial institution ladder match. Whereas he misplaced, he impressed together with his athleticism. He additionally began a rivalry with Ricochet, who he’ll face at SummerSlam on August 5. The rivalry began from a spot on the Royal Rumble the place they each carried out a prime rope clothesline. 

Logan Paul’s boxing historical past

In 2018, Paul competed in an novice boxing battle in opposition to one other YouTuber in KSI. In Manchester, the bout led to a draw. The 2 would compete in a rematch, this time as professionals. The bout was promoted by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. Hearn supported the matchup after seeing the numbers the primary bout did. Going down inside Staples Middle in 2019, 12,000 folks contained in the constructing watched KSI win through break up resolution.

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Paul returned to the ring in 2021. He confronted boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition bout. The bout went the gap in an entertaining affair. “The Maverick” has since referred to as out Mayweather for not paying him, threatening to sue the Corridor of Fame boxer. 

When will Logan Paul field once more? 

Previously, Paul has referred to as out Dillon Danis and even Mike Tyson. It wasn’t till July 2023 when Paul’s boxing profession resumed. It was introduced Paul will compete on a MF & DAZN: X Collection occasion on October 14. Becoming a member of KSI, who will battle Tommy Fury, Paul’s opponent is TBD. 

Not way back, Paul did inform talkSPORT there’s somebody on his radar. 

“There’s a child from Brazil, his identify is Whindersson Nunes,” he mentioned. “He’s my age, a bit of smaller than me however he desires to battle. He’s a comic on Instagram or one thing. To be trustworthy, bro, after Mayweather, the place do you go from right here? I don’t actually care. I simply need to battle. I need to battle somebody, I need to knock somebody out and I feel Whindersson is an efficient opponent for me.”

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It’s unknown if Paul will face Nunes in his subsequent battle.

Who’s Whindersson Nunes?

Nunes is a comic who has produced movies on YouTube since 2013. He has over 59 million followers on Instagram and 44 million subscribers on YouTube. The Brazilian received an novice bout in opposition to Mario Silva in 2019. Turning professional in January 2022, he took on Acelino Freitas, a former WBO and WBA tremendous featherweight and WBO light-weight champion, combating him to a draw.

He beat Filipek through TKO in a Kingpyn quarterfinal bout. Nunes’ final bout was a unanimous resolution loss in opposition to King Kenny in July.