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Logan Paul has found ways to remain relevant outside of YouTube. “The Maverick” is considered one of the top influencers in the world, and has promoted everything he does, from pro wrestling to boxing, to his massive following. 

Paul beat Rey Mysterio in 2023 at Crown Jewel, pinning the masked wrestler to win the WWE United States Title. While his antics have made him a villain in wrestling, his athleticism has been praised. 

Will Paul continue his progress in boxing? His brother, Jake, has been making an earnest attempt, while Logan has had fun in exhibitions and pro contests. The YouTube star isn’t leaving the boxing world behind, as he still has opportunities to grow in the sport. 

What’s next for Logan Paul, who juggles combat sports with promoting PRIME and his podcast? Will fight fans see him in action again soon, and, if so, in which setting?  

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The Sporting News will provide and update a comprehensive timeline of Paul and what the future may hold for him. 

Logan Paul WWE career, rumors

Paul made his pro wrestling debut in 2021. He appeared on a segment where Sami Zayn was promoting his documentary. Paul accepted Zayn’s invitation to WrestleMania 37, where the latter faced rival Kevin Owens. After Owens beat Zayn, Paul celebrated with Owens but was hit by a Stone Cold Stunner. Paul returned to WWE in September of that year, helping Happy Corbin against Owens.

In February 2022, Paul was named The Miz’s tag team partner for WrestleMania 38. In his in-ring debut, Paul and Miz beat Rey and Dominik Mysterio. Miz attacked Paul after that match. 

After signing a multi-event deal with WWE in June, Paul beat Miz at SummerSlam. Not long after, he challenged Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. In what was an impressive outing, Paul ultimately lost. He returned at the Royal Rumble this past January, eliminating Seth Rollins. That resulted in a feud that saw him lose against Rollins at WrestleMania 39. KSI was even involved in the match. 

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In April 2023, Paul signed a new deal to remain with WWE for the foreseeable future.

“I feel incredibly blessed to have found something that I’m good at, at 28 years old,” Paul told ESPN. “And the fact that the organization believes I’m good enough to continue hopefully building this WWE legacy is mind-blowing.”

Paul returned to a WWE ring in July 2023, competing in a Money in the Bank ladder match. While he lost that match, many were impressed by his athleticism. Paul also started a rivalry with Ricochet, facing him at SummerSlam on August 5 and winning the bout by using brass knuckles. 

After beating Dillon Danis in a boxing fight, he called out Rey Mysterio. Competing for the WWE United States Title, Paul also used brass knuckles against Mysterio to win the belt.  Following a feud with Kevin Owens at the 2024 Royal Rumble, Paul qualified for the men’s Elimination Chamber match in Australia, but lost.

Paul will defend the WWE United States Title against Owens and Randy Orton, the latter returning to action after dealing with an injury for years. That match will take place on night two of WrestleMania 40 on April 7.

Logan Paul’s boxing history

In 2018, at the Manchester Arena, Paul fought to a draw in an amateur boxing fight against another YouTuber in KSI. The two would also compete in a rematch, this time as professionals, in a bout that was promoted by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. Hearn supported the fight after seeing the numbers that their first encounter generated. Paul vs. KSI took place at the Staples Center in 2019, and 12,000 people watched KSI win a split decision.

Paul returned to the ring in 2021 to face boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition. The bout went the distance but wasn’t scored. “The Maverick” has since called out Mayweather for not paying him and threatened to sue the Hall of Fame boxer. 

He outclassed Dillon Danis in his return to the ring in October 2023. 

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When will Logan Paul box again? 

At this moment, it is unknown when Paul will return to the ring. The Sporting News will provide updates if Paul heads back to boxing.  

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