Is Logan Paul on the verge of a UFC fight ?

UFC announcer Bruce Buffer confirmed that Dana White did consider giving Paul a fight on the most recent episode of Paul's IMPAULSIVE podcast.

Logan Paul in a file photo, (Image credit: Twitter/WWE)
By Niranjan Shivalkar | Feb 8, 2023 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


Logan Paul, a WWE Superstar and popular YouTuber, has always desired to compete in the UFC. UFC President Dana White, on the other hand, appears to have “entertained” the idea of Paul fighting in the Octagon. Logan Paul and his brother Jake rose to prominence by posting sketches on the now-defunct app Vine. His star rose even higher when he began competing in boxing exhibitions against big names like Floyd Mayweather. Paul was eventually given a chance by WWE and has competed at a number of high-profile events, including WrestleMania, SummerSlam, and, most recently, the 2023 Royal Rumble.

Is UFC the next step ?

Despite all of his achievements, Paul has yet to represent the UFC in competition. He has already made it known that the well-known MMA organization is his preferred global sports league and one in which he would dearly desire to play. UFC announcer Bruce Buffer confirmed that Dana White did consider giving Paul a fight on the most recent episode of Paul’s IMPAULSIVE podcast. “You got to go to the powers that be. I thought Dana entertained the fact?” he said. Paul later confirmed the news in the same episode. “Yeah, he did. He did,” said Logan. 

‘He is very strong, athletic and still a young man’

The 28-year-old, according to Buffer, may still do so because he is more than capable of participating in the MMA sport. According to the 65-year-old, Express Sport. “He is an amazing athlete as he is proving with his WWE performances he is doing. As far as a fighter, his base is wrestling, which is the strongest base in mixed martial arts to come from.” 

“He is very strong, athletic and still a young man. He is very capable of having a fight with a good mixed martial artist, not a top 10 fighter.” Expressed Buffer. He further asserts that Paul would sell a staggering number of pay-per-views if he ever made the decision to compete in the UFC, just like MMA superstar Conor McGregor.

Logan’s popularity could get him to UFC 

Buffer added: “Logan Paul, when and if he ever walks in the Octagon it would be huge, it will be Conor McGregor numbers. A lot of his following is young teenagers, but they watch the UFC anyway they would love to see Logan in there.” Paul plans to fly to Australia to attend UFC 284 and witness Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski to see how the top MMA organization would incorporate his well-known beverage into their second pay-per-view event of the year. Before deciding whether or not to potentially perform “Conor McGregor numbers,” the online sensation will get to observe the action in the cage up close. 

Some predict that Paul will say something soon, while others wonder if it will have anything to do with a fight. Some people think it is because of Paul’s energy drink company, Prime, the sports drink brand he shares with KSI which is now the official drink of the UFC. While we wait for Paul’s update, it’s possible that the UFC and him may collaborate in the future.