Floyd Mayweather is stepping again into the boxing ring in opposition to… Logan Paul?
The 44-year-old boxing nice will don the gloves another time in opposition to the 26-year-old YouTube star in a matchup of polarizing entities on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens in a pay-per-view on Showtime and Fanmio.
While the bout won’t be an official one — the Florida State Boxing Commission can not regulate it due to huge dimension and expertise differentials — Mayweather and Paul will put on 12-ounce gloves and no headgear for his or her eight-round exhibition, which might finish early by way of KO.
That’s sufficient to possible rake within the pay-per-view money.
Helping on that entrance, Paul’s youthful brother Jake, a rising pugilist and YouTube annoyance of his personal, got involved in the pre-fight shenanigans, stealing Mayweather’s hat and taunting the veteran fighter.
It definitely stirred up some media buzz, and presumably even some legit dangerous blood.
“It’s one thing to sell a fight, and people can say what they want, but one thing no one is going to do is disrespect me,” Mayweather said.
While Mayweather is not in his prime, he’s nonetheless 50-0 as an expert and his highly effective proper fist lingers regardless of being overshadowed by his veteran defensive sport.
Not that Paul is planning to fall sufferer to both.
“Floyd came out of retirement, just to get re-retired. I’m about to beat the greatest fighter of all time,” he mentioned.
Here’s every little thing you want to know to watch all of the motion:
When is the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul combat?
The occasion will happen on Sunday, June 6, with the PPV starting at 8 p.m. ET and Mayweather-Paul slated for round midnight.
Where is the combat going down?
The fists can be thrown at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Garden, house of the NFL’s Dolphins and the University of Miami Hurricanes.
How can I watch Mayweather-Paul?
What are the rules for Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul?
The exhibition match received’t have any judges or an official winner. While the bout is slated for eight rounds at three minutes apiece, it may finish early by way of knockout.
Fighters will put on 12-ounce gloves and neither will don headgear.
Due to the huge weight differential between the 2, Paul this week mentioned he can weigh a most of 190 kilos or be fined $100,000 for each pound over.
What are the betting odds for the combat?
Due to the distinctive nature of the exhibition, Bet365 is the one sportsbook with odds on the combat. The outfit lists Mayweather (-900) because the overwhelming favourite over Paul (+500).
What is the story of the tape?
Floyd Mayweather, 48, is 50-0 (27 KO) in professional bouts, his final coming over Conor McGregor in 2017. He clocks in at 5-foot-8 with a 72-inch attain and final weighed in at 149.5 kilos earlier than his win over McGregor in 2017.
Logan Paul weighed in at 181.9 kilos forward of his lone skilled combat, a loss to fellow YouTuber KSI in Nov. 2019. He clocks in at 6-2 with a 76-inch attain.
How a lot are Mayweather and Paul being paid?
According to sportingfree.com, Mayweather is assured a $10 million purse for the combat, taking house a further 50% of pay-per-view shares. Paul reportedly will get $250,000 assured and 10% of the PPV for his efforts.
What is the complete combat card?
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul; Exhibition
Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina; Light Heavyweight
Jarrett Hurd vs. Luis Arias; Middleweight
Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell; Cruiserweight
Jean Carlos Torres vs. Zack Kuhn; Junior Welterweight
Adrian Benton vs. Pedro Angel Cruz; Lightweight
Micky Scala vs. Adam Ramirez; Junior Middleweight
Dorian Khan vs. Jonathan Conde; Featherweight
Jalil Hackett vs. Angelo Diaz; Welterweight
Viddal Riley vs. Quintell Thompson; Cruiserweight