Logan Paul’s coach said the YouTube personality suffered an eye injury during a scuffle at the end of Thursday’s press conference that could jeopardize Paul’s start against Dillon Danis in England on Saturday. Boxing match.
“Right now, we’re going through hell,” Paul’s coach Milton Lacroix told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview. “He was hit in the face. His eye was cut. So now I just have to go out and look for people.
“Probably not a fight.”
Officials involved in the promotion, which will take place at the AO Arena in Manchester, England, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Dennis, a mixed martial arts fighter about to make his boxing debut, appeared to hit Paul in the face during the melee, when members of both fighters’ camps began throwing energy drink bottles at each other. According to Sports Illustrated, Dennis beat Paul with a microphone.
The fight between Paul and Denis turned nasty when Denis posted sexually explicit photos of Paul’s fiancée Nina Agdal online.
Agdal filed the lawsuit last month, accusing Denis of “engaging in a relentless and persistent campaign of online harassment and bullying” that included “unlawful posting of non-consensual sexually explicit photos online without her consent.”