Logan Paul hints boxing career is over amid Mike Tyson bout rumours

After one professional fight to date, Logan Paul may be ready to hang up his boxing gloves after omitting the sport from his priorities altogether heading into 2022.

Approaching the end of 2021, the elder Paul sibling is one of many compiling their objectives for the year ahead, hoping to build on a 12-month period in which his family grew its global profile exponentially.

While younger brother Jake won three boxing bouts against former UFC fighters Tyron Woodley (twice) and Ben Askren, Logan took centre stage in June when he fought Floyd Mayweather to an exhibition draw over eight rounds.

The 26-year-old has more recently been linked with former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, but it now appears Paul's distractions outside the ring may outrank any future boxing endeavours.

That's after the Ohio native recently posted a photo of his goals for 2022 – when he hopes to advance his business exploits and, more specifically, grow his investments in the non-fungible token (NFT) industry.

Under the heading of things he wishes to focus on in the coming year, Paul wrote: "Exercising Kindness, Transition to Business, Creative Innovation."

Identifying his main "Goals", he then added his target to build a Web3 community, lead the shift from NFT 1.0 to NFT 2.0, to gross $100 million (£75 million), to become the leading collectible portfolio platform and to produce a best-selling book.

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Certain details of the post are obscured, while the controversial podcaster also included his desire to "suck one d**k," though the poor-tasted comment is crudely crossed out.

A date opposite 'Iron Mike' might have made sense for Paul after going the distance with Mayweather, even if there is a 29-year gap between him and the former heavyweight king.

Tyson's last professional fight was a sixth-round retirement defeat to Kevin McBride in June 2005, but he stepped back into the ring for an eight-round exhibition against Roy Jones Jr. in November 2020.

The fight between the heavyweight legends ended all square, but Tyson appeared to get a taste for his old craft amid speculation he was lining up another bout.

Paul said in November that the perception he would struggle against Tyson has only intensified his desire to face the boxing icon: "I was like reading the tweets and the social commentary and everyone was saying, 'Tyson would f***ing kill Logan'.

"So a fight that I initially hadn't even considered, is now like people actually don't think that I would win, this is actually offensive.

“And I started getting upset and now I'm kind of considering it just to shut people the f*** up. I find it absurd that people don't think I can beat Mike Tyson."

For now at least, Paul's other priorities appear to take precedence over his pugilistic practices, meaning brother Jake may soon account for the family's sole stake in the boxing industry.

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