‘He gave me Muhammad Ali vibes’: Former two-weight world champion Zab Judah claims YouTube and WWE star Logan Paul shows similarities to the legendary heavyweight king
- Former two-weight world champion Zab Judah has made a startling comparison
- He believes that YouTube star Logan Paul shows similarities to Muhammad Ali
- Paul tried his skills at boing before establishing a career in the WWE franchise
YouTube star Logan Paul has had his movement in the boxing ring compared to legendary world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali.
Former world champion Zab Judah has watched Paul practice in the ring at his California home and believes the viral name gives off ‘Ali vibes’.
Paul marked his first venture into combat sports when he fought fellow internet celebrity KSI. The duo then competed in a professional set-up before Paul moved on to fight Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition match.
After that Paul decided to try his skills in the wrestling ring of the WWE brand and having made his WrestleMania debut recently signed a long-term contract with the organisation to become one of their biggest stars.
Judah, made reference to Paul’s boxing skills in a recent interview as he told OLBG: ‘I standby saying Logan Paul looked like a young Muhammad Ali,’
Muhammad Ali was the former heavyweight champion of the world and widely recognised as the sport’s greatest ever competitor
YouTube star Logan Paul tried his skills in boxing but has recently become a WWE star
‘You’ve got to remember he’s a tall, sleek, slender guy – he gave me the Muhammad Ali vibes, I don’t care what nobody says.
‘At that time I came to see Logan Paul training in California at his house. He was moving like Ali.’
Judah retired from boxing in 2019 after suffering a brain on the bleed in his final outing against Cletus Seldin.
His injury required surgery but fortunately succeeded in recovering to full health and has still maintained an interest in the sport.
Ali (left) was renowned for his excellent movement around the ring and Paul (right) is looking to establish himself as a household name in combat sports
Former two-weight world champion Zab Judah (pictured) made the comparison between Paul and Ali
The American became a world champion across two divisions as he first claimed the world light-welterweight title before going on to become undisputed welterweight champion of the world.
Judah fought some of the biggest names in boxing during his 23-year career that saw him go toe-to-toe with the likes of Floyd Mayweather, Amir Khan, and Miguel Cotto.
He has spent time in training with Paul, but it is the YouTuber’s brother Jake who is trying to establish a professional career for himself in the sport.
Jake Paul suffered the first defeat of his professional career when he was beaten via unanimous decision by Tommy Fury.