It might just be an exhibition, but the clash between legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather and YouTube star Logan Paul promises to be one of the biggest fight events of the summer. The pair will enter the ring on Sunday night in Miami Gardens, Fla., During the main event of a card that will be broadcast live on Showtime PPV.
Mayweather hasn’t had an official fight since his TKO win over Conor McGregor in August 2017, the win taking his career record to 50-0. He played a three-round exhibition bout against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, easily scoring a first-round TKO. Mayweather has insisted he’s retired and just looking to fight to keep fans entertained – although he expressed interest in a rematch with McGregor on media day for Sunday’s fight.
Paul is 0-1 as a professional fighter, losing to fellow YouTuber KSI in November 2019. His younger brother Jake became a big draw as a boxer, scoring three knockout wins in his three professional fights. while Logan focused on the fight with Mayweather, a fight he believes wins by being six inches and 50 pounds heavier than Mayweather.
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Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe has no concerns about the size disadvantage at which “the money” will be hit when the opening bell rings.
“He’s having fun. Floyd knows how to get by and he’s done a phenomenal job as TBE,” Ellerbe said. “It’s an exhibition. He has accomplished everything one could wish for in sport as an active fighter. He’s retired and I’m very proud of him for stepping away from the sport. billionaire in sports, the first ever to do so. He came from poverty and it was because of hard work, dedication and a great team. He was able to walk away and retire from the sport with all its faculties and pass the torch to the younger generation. “
Below you’ll find all the information you need to keep up with what’s happening in Miami on Sunday night, including how to purchase the event, the event start time, and more.
You can follow every moment of the action Sunday night from Miami Gardens, Florida with our live blog that will provide live commentary for each fight, a turn-based score and much more.
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul – Contract Show (8 rounds)
- Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina, light heavyweight (10 rounds)
- Jarrett Hurd v Luis Arias, junior middleweight (10 rounds)
- Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell, Contract Show (4 rounds)
- Dated: June 6 | Start time: 8 p.m. ET
- Location: Hard Rock Stadium – Miami Gardens, Florida
- TV: Showtime PPV on all traditional cable and satellite providers | Direct: Showtime.com or the Showtime app
- Price: $ 49.99