Video has emerged of youtuber turned boxer Logan Paul throwing blows at a fan who called him a ‘p***y’ outside a Hollywood nightclub.
Paul, 26, was leaving Nightingale in Los Angeles with Mike Majlak, his friend and podcast cohost, when a group accosted them.
Paul, who appeared visibly uncomfortable, was crowded in the parking lot by fans, who asked incessantly if they wanted to fight Mike Tyson, a heavyweight boxing legend.
As Paul was stood, seemingly waiting to respond, a fan cut in with ‘bro are you a p***y or what?The YouTube star was touched by the comment.
Paul stepped up and launched a pair open-handed strikes at Majlak, who then pulled him away by a security officer.
Rumours of a Tyson-Paul exhibition fight have grown in recent days, after it was reported that Iron Mike plans to make a comeback to the ring in 2022.
Paul (right) stepped forward to confront the fan (left) who just moments before had said ‘bro are you a p***y or what’ as the star was accosted by a group of admirers in the parking lot of Nightingale nightclub in LA
Paul launched two open-handed attacks at the fan as Paul’s friend, co-host Mike Majlak (right) tried to hold him back
Majlak stood between Paul, the fan, and security. After dragging him away from Nightingale nightclub’s scene, Majlak calmed Paul and defused the situation.
Paul (left), fought eight rounds with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in an exhibition bout at the Hard Rock Stadium, Miami FL, on June 6, 2021.
The altercation between the heckler and Logan Paul, a social media sensation, comes just months after Logan Paul fought in an eight-round exhibition match against Floyd Mayweather in June.
Majlak and Paul had been talking before they were surrounded by Nightingale club fans in the parking lot. But Paul stopped when the fans started berating him about the rumored Mike Tyson fight.
After a few moments Maljak asked Paul for his response to the fans’ queries – it was at this moment that the heckler made his comment that triggered YouTube star.
Majlak, the security guard, quickly broke up the altercation. Paul was able relax and was able smile and laugh with his podcast cohost as they headed toward exit.
Paul (center) was seen laughing and joking with Mike Majlak (left), as they left the Nightingale club parking lots following an altercation in early morning.
They chatted to each other as they left club, before being approached by fans in the parking lot. Paul (right), then fell silent.
Majlak (left), after being smacked twice by YouTube star, shoved Paul away and into the arms a security guard
Paul first gained a following on social media in 2013 through posting sketches and videos on Vine, a now defunct platform. After that transition to YouTube, Paul built a very successful vlogging channel.
Majlak co-hosts his podcast ‘Impaulsive,’ which was launched in 2018 with over 3 million subscribers.
Paul started boxing with Jake, his younger brother. Jake is also a social media personality.
They have made millions fighting in professional boxing matches as well as exhibition bouts against other social media stars, mixed-martial arts fighters, and retired boxers.
Logan Paul (left) believes he can defeat Mike Tyson (right), after he survived his exhibition bout against Floyd Mayweather in Miami, Florida earlier in the year
Mike Tyson, former heavyweight champion, recently stated on his podcast “Hotboxin” with Mike Tyson that he would be open to the possibility of stepping into the ring with any of the Paul brothers.
Iron Mike is 55 years old but has been back in great shape after a 16 year layoff. He returned to the ring last January to face boxing legend Roy Jones Jr., which ended in draw.
Rapper Freddie Gibbs asked the boxing legend if the would be willing to have a crack at the brothers and Tyson explained it all comes down to money.
“That’s the moneyfight.” Tyson said, “Those are the fights which make the money. Those guys had 35 million people watching them.”
“Yeah. Hell yeah (I’d beat them). They would (fight for me). That would be a lot of money. They’d be willing to do anything for a hundred million dollars.