Logan Paul made his in-ring debut at WrestleMania 38, teaming with The Miz against Rey & Dominik Mysterio.
Paul is known for his YouTube videos, but has done exhibition boxing, even stepping in the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Paul showed off his athleticism in the match, performing the three amigos, a frog splash, and more.
Speaking on his Impaulsive podcast, Paul reflected on his in-ring debut.
"It is electric," he said about being in the ring. "When there is someone you love in that ring and doing those moves....by the way, I didn't practice any of those moves. That surface is hard, it is not bouncy, it is not a trampoline, there is no give. It is plywood, it's wood. 'Wrestling is fake.' Shut the fuck up, I am sore. The left side of my body kills me right now. Those are real slams, they hurt. In practice even, doing those moves, you're going to compromise your body ahead of the match. So you can do it on the crashpad as much as you want, but when I hit the three amigos -- Rey had done it earlier in the match, it was a callback to Eddie Guerrero and his whole shimmy, it was a little disrespectful that I did the move he just did -- I had never practiced a suplex like that. I threw my legs up, I'm airborne, on the second one, my head snapped back and I thought for sure, 'I just got a concussion.' I'm looking up at the lights, 'whatever, it's WrestleMania.' The adrenaline is crazy, the crowd is going nuts."
Later on the podcast, Paul spoke with Sasha Banks, who idolized Eddie Guerrero and has modeled much of her wrestling around him.
Speaking about his match, Paul discussed doing Eddie's moves as a way to garner heat.
"I didn't know much about him, but then I realized that most of the moves I was practicing and doing, I don't know why, but my physicality lends myself to his moves. When I did the shimmy on the top rope, everyone was booing. No disrespect to Eddie Guerrero. We love Eddie Guerrero," he said.
Paul said wrestling was more fun than his boxing matches as the energy is different.
Paul continued by saying, "I don't have a WWE fanbase, I think that's why they like me. I believe part of my value comes in bridging the gap between mainstream and the WWE world. If I do end up getting more involved, I would love to help bridge that gap with WWE. I think there is a way to make a mainstream, viral, cultural phenomenon with WWE."
He closed by saying, "I want to be humble, and I will, but I'm good at this. I realized my whole life, I've been throwing my body off of things, I'm flexible, I do these stunts."
Jake & Logan Paul first started their YouTube channel doing stunts like running into each other while holding giant bouncy balls and tumbling over.
After the match was over, The Miz turned on Paul. It is unknown when Paul will return to WWE television.
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