Floyd Mayweather will box youtubeur Logan Paul on June 5th.
Floyd Mayweather (50-0) will soon return to the ring. His exhibition fight, initially scheduled for February 20 against the American YouTube star, Logan Paul, has been rescheduled June 5. Logan Paul is Jake Paul’s big brother. Also a YouTuber, who beat MMA fighter Ben Askren in a boxing match last week. For his part, Logan has two career fights. He has twice faced YouTuber KSI for a loss and a draw.
Initially, the company Fanmio, an online platform that connects fans with celebrities through online experiences, was to stage the fight. Finally, it will be Showtime, a American pay television channel which will manage the event. According to The Athletic, the famous promoter Al Haymon would also be in the deal, in order to land a colossal broadcast contract with FOX.
Mayweather posted on Instagram that five cities – Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas and Atlanta – are being considered to host the exhibition.
Floyd Mayweather will be active in 2021
The former world champion in five different categories presented his plans for the new year. He will start with a fight against Logan Paul, then wants to face his little brother, Jake. Also on the program of Mayweather, an exhibition in Tokyo, similar to that of 2018 against Tenshin Nasukawa. Floyd could even face rapper 50 Cent, in order to settle their “beef” (quarrel).
All the names mentioned are obviously much larger physically and heavier than the old phenomenon of boxing. However, this is no problem for Mayweather: “ I don’t care about these guys’ weight class », Wrote the American on his social networks.
These fights should undoubtedly bring him in enormous money. For example, his fight against Logan Paul, will be broadcast in paid streaming, around 70 dollars (58 euros).
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