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YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul signs new deal with the WWE

YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul signs new deal with the WWE after appearing at Wrestlemania 38 in 2021 with a tag-team win alongside The Miz

  • YouTuber Logan Paul has announced a new multi-event deal with the WWE
  • The social media savant-turned-aspiring boxer previously took part in WrestleMania 38 in April of 2021, winning a tag-team match alongside The Miz
  • Paul is also a fledgling boxer, but doesn’t have any significant wins on his resume

After days of speculation, YouTube star Logan Paul has signed with the WWE.

The deal, which was announced Thursday, is for multiple events in 2022 and 2023, according to ESPN. Paul’s compensation has not been disclosed.

Paul announced the move on Twitter, posting a picture of himself signing the contract alongside former wrestler and WWE executive Triple-H and his wife, Stephanie McMahon.

McMahon recently assumed control of the company after her father, CEO Vince, is being investigated by the board for an alleged affair with an employee. 

The social media savant-turned-aspiring boxer previously took part in WrestleMania 38 in April of 2021, winning a tag-team match alongside The Miz against a duo known as The Mysterios.

After days of speculation, YouTube star Logan Paul has signed with the WWE . The deal, which was announced Thursday, is for multiple events in 2022 and 2023, according to ESPN. Paul’s compensation has not been disclosed. Paul announced the move on Twitter, posting a picture of himself signing the contract alongside former wrestler and WWE executive Triple-H and his wife, Stephanie McMahon (left)

Paul is also a fledgling boxer, but doesn't have any significant wins on his resume, although he did compete in an exhibition against undefeated former champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Paul is also a fledgling boxer, but doesn’t have any significant wins on his resume, although he did compete in an exhibition against undefeated former champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. 

Paul, a wrestling novice, still pulled off some impressive aerial theatrics in the match, and even jumped from the top rope on one maneuver.

Afterwards, the 27-year-old Cleveland-area native claimed he barely trained for the event.

‘No, bro, I trained for two days, for two hours each day,’ Paul told podcaster Ariel Helwani. ‘I swear to God. I didn’t train at all, bro. That’s why I’m like, holy s***, if I did that with four hours of collective training, imagine I dedicate some real time to this. What can I do?

‘I’m good at this wrestling thing. I feel like it comes really naturally to me. Imagine if I practiced, properly practiced? I showed a fraction of what I can do.’

Paul told Helwani that the reaction to his appearance was very positive.

‘Even just the response and feedback online I got after the match, haters or lovers, not one negative comment,’ he said. ‘I think people were surprised by my performance, and I’m so grateful that they liked it. I’m happy that I made them happy and I was able to entertain on a stage that big.’

Paul’s brother Jake, another YouTuber, has also taken up boxing and has a scheduled fight with Tyson Fury’s younger brother, Tommy, scheduled for August 6 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

WWE wrestling is investigating Vince McMahon over claims he paid women hush money after they accused him of misconduct, including a 41-year-old paralegal who says he gave her $3million after they had an affair

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