Jake Paul would possibly per chance perchance be dominating the MMA headlines at the second, but here comes his brother Logan Paul for his great-money showdown.
It used to be announced on Tuesday that Logan Paul will tackle the retired Floyd Mayweather Jr in an exhibition match at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. This is able to perchance air on Showtime PPV and happen at some point soon after the Triller PPV headlined by lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos Jr at the an identical venue.
Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) retired from legit combating after stopping Conor McGregor in August 2017. He returned to the ring for a RIZIN Recent 300 and sixty five days’s Eve 2018 exhibition in opposition to kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa, stopping him via three first-spherical knockdowns.
Paul (0-1, 0 KOs) hasn’t had a boxing match — exhibition or in every other case — since he misplaced his pro debut to fellow YouTuber KSI in 2019.
Logan (and Jake) obviously weigh important bigger than Mayweather, who’s never competed above 154 lbs. So that you just’re per chance questioning how this is all going to work. In step with The Athletic, Mayweather can’t be above 160 lbs and Logan’s limit is 190 lbs. We don’t know what number of rounds this is scheduled for or if this could furthermore accept as true with factual scoring though it’s an exhibition, so finish tuned.
Whereas you’re keeping note, this news means we’re getting Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr on June fifth, adopted by Mayweather vs. Logan Paul within the an identical venue the next day. The Saturday after that is UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori, and the week after that is Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Anderson Silva. There shall be four pay-per-views within the span of two weeks and one of them isn’t even a sanctioned legit bout.
Use your money wisely. (Wink wink)