Retired former pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather Jr. will go back into the ring on June 6 for an exhibit bout with YouTuber Logan Paul at the Acid Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida.
It’s a boxing match that nobody always requested. However, it will take place. And there will unquestionably be a lot of eyeballs on this battle as the undefeated 44-year-old will give up six inches in height and some considerable size to his 26-year-old challenger, who has an 0-1 in professional boxing matches.
The long-rumored boxing match was initially slated for Feb. 20 however was delayed forever. It has now been rescheduled for June as details on the exhibition continue to trickle out.
When he scored a first-round TKO versus Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibit bout, We last saw Mayweather in a boxing ring on New Year’s Eve 2018. He last competed as an expert in 2017 against MMA superstar Conor McGregor and stopped him in the 10th round to enhance to 50-0. His opponent in June will, by far, have the least boxing experience than any of his previous opponents.
Paul is a huge celeb who went far for himself on YouTube but had minimal boxing experience. He’s had one expert fight and one exhibition, both against fellow YouTuber KSI. The 2018 exhibition ended in a bulk draw, while KSI won the rematch in November 2019 with a six-round split choice.
This fight has less to do with being competitive than being an amusing way for both Paul and Mayweather to make money.
Also on the card: former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson, who’s expected to eliminate another previous professional athlete or celebrity.
Here’s everything you need to understand about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul exhibition boxing match, including the start time, price, and upgraded wagering chances as the boxing legend and YouTube star satisfy in the ring.
In addition to traditional cable television and satellite services, the Mayweather vs. Paul battle can be streamed through Showtime in the U.S., while Fanmio will carry the rights to the PPV outside of the U.S.
In addition to standard cable and satellite services, the Mayweather vs. Paul battle can be streamed via Showtime in the U.S, while Fanmio will bring the around the world PPV.
The Mayweather vs. Paul exhibit fight will happen at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
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