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Logan Paul won’t rule out fight with brother Jake after Floyd Mayweather bout

Logan Paul left the door open for a potential fight with his brother Jake after going the distance with Floyd Mayweather on Sunday night.

YouTube star Paul went eight rounds with the undefeated ring legend in Miami, despite Mayweather dominating the exhibition bout.

And afterwards he refused to rule out a fight against his brother, who was watching from ringside at the Hard Rock Stadium.

But Paul wants the chance for himself and his brother to "get good" before squaring up against each other – as he insisted they are "just getting started" in the sport.

"We love each other," he said when asked about the possibility of facing his younger sibling.

"But we also love putting on big shows. Maybe down the line. Again, give us some time to acclimate in this sport a little bit.

"I'm 26 years old, the kid is 24. What happens when I'm 30? Where am I at? Where is he at? Let us get good at this sport. Let us take over a little more. We're just getting started."

Jake Paul is due to fight former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley on August 28 as he looks to extend his 3-0 pro record.

Asked who his next opponent might be, the elder Paul was unsure – but vowed to be "putting on prizefights" in the future.

"I don't know," he said. "I am such an infant in this sport. And regardless of the performance that was put on, this is my third fight. Against Floyd Mayweather. This is my [third year] in the sport. What the f*** is going on?

"Let me get a little good. And then for sure, I'll be putting on prizefights. That's the answer.

"I'm sure there's a list of opponents on Twitter. People chirping, saying this and saying that. I'll pick one. Make him f***ing get embarrassed. I don't know. We'll see."

Mayweather was full of praise for his opponent after Sunday's fight, saying: "Even without much experience, he knew to use his weight to tie me up tonight".

And Paul said going the distance with the 50-0 five-weight former champion had shown him that anything was possible.

"I don't want anyone to tell me anything is impossible ever again,” said Paul. “The fact that I got in here with one of the greatest boxers of all time, it proves the odds can be beat. Anyone can beat the odds and do great things in life. This is one of the greatest nights of my life, I'm happy.”

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