Floyd had the last laugh after Jake Paul’s latest stunt at a press conference for Mayweather’s upcoming match with Paul’s Brother Login on June 6. The chaotic uproar began when Paul did the unpredictable; he stole the 50-0 champion’s hat and ran with it. He didn’t think it would stir up this much drama.
“There was, like, eight guys around me all grabbing me, some hitting me in the leg. I’m holding onto his hat for dear life. I was like, ‘No! I’m not letting go!’ And that was the main thing that they were concerned about it, like, ‘Give us the f*cking hat, give us the hat!’ And I was like, ‘No! Noooo!’
The youtube star was shocked at all the commotion his actions caused however thought it was humorous to do such a thing.
“I didn’t think it was going to go that viral; I thought it was going to be like, ‘This is funny. Jake Paul’s a little amateur kid,’ which, by the way, that’s what I was going for. I was like, this is going to be hilarious, I’m going to be like a little kid stealing someone’s hat on the playground.”
Despite the events that took place, this stunt just made the whole ordeal look worse. According to TMZ, a lawsuit has been filed by Mayweather Promotions, alleging that PAC Entertainment Worldwide approached them about hosting the fight between Mayweather and login in Dubai.
Mayweather Promotions says Pac promised them a financial outcome of 110 million dollars and agreed to a deposit of 30 Million to lock everything in. Once contracts were sin and press releases were made, the company did not keep up its side of the bargain. The missed deposit allowed Floye’s camp to cancel the agreement. Mayweather Promotions is suing for breach of contract. They are demanding at least $122.6 million in damages. PAC has yet to comment on the issue publicly.