Miami Gardens, Florida — Floyd Mayweather will return to the game at the age of 44 to participate in an exhibition battle.
The Hall of Fame Boxing Stadium will face Logan Paul in a pay-per-view match at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on June 6.
Mayweather defeated him 50-0 in 27 knockout rounds in his career. In the past three decades, he has won world championships in five divisions. Among his opponents are Mexican Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, Manny Pacquiao and Oscar de la Hoya. He retired from professional boxing in 2015, although in 2017 he defeated mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor.
The 26-year-old Paul is an Internet superstar. He has more than 20 million followers on YouTube. He started boxing in 2019 and played six rounds with another YouTube star KSI. Paul, who was a wrestler in high school, will be 6 inches taller than Mayweather, but the experience and advantages in the ring will obviously outweigh.
The qualifiers will feature heavyweight Jean Pascal against Badou Jack and middleweight Jarrett Hurd against Luis Arias. Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson (Chad Johnson) will participate in a boxing match for the first time.
The pay-per-use feature will be broadcast on Showtime.