Logan Paul’s boxing match with Dillon Danis on Saturday is unsure after Danis hit Paul with a microphone throughout a press convention, opening a gash round Paul’s eye. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The upcoming boxing match between YouTuber Logan Paul and former MMA fighter Dillon Danis could possibly be in jeopardy after a fracas on the finish of a press convention left Paul injured.
Because the carnival sideshow concluded Thursday, Paul whipped what seemed to be a water bottle at Danis, hitting him within the higher leg. Earlier than he could possibly be held again, Danis hit Paul over the attention with a microphone. Paul left the stage bleeding closely.
Paul’s damage places his October 14 bout with Danis at AO Area in Manchester, England in jeopardy.
“Proper now, we going by means of hell,” Paul’s coach Milton Lacroix advised USA TODAY Sports activities. “He acquired hit within the face. His eye’s minimize. So proper now I’m simply bugging out proper now, simply looking for any individual. There may not be a battle.”
Odds on the battle, a part of X Sequence 10 – The Prime Card, are tough to return by within the US. FanDuel apparently had Paul as a large favourite at -580 at one level, however that line appears to be off the board proper now. At sportsbooks exterior of the States, Paul is a equally heavy favourite. At 888 Sport, as an illustration, he’s at -650 (2/13), or 86.66% implied odds to win.
If the match proceeds as deliberate, will probably be Danis’ first-ever boxing match – he has not fought in any respect since 2019. Logan Paul has by no means received in his brief boxing profession – he fought to a attract an newbie match in opposition to rapper/influencer KSI in 2018, misplaced to him in knowledgeable bout in 2019, and fought former champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in an unscored exhibition match in 2021.