Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring in February to struggle YouTube superstar Logan Paul in a “super exhibition” bout.
The retired boxing icon verified the February twenty bout by way of social media on Monday (AEDT). It will be his to start with exhibition struggle considering the fact that creating quick do the job of Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve 2018.
Like that function that raked in hundreds of thousands, this will be one more beneficial outing for the 43-yr-old. The match-up has been talked about for months and when many experienced handed it off as a joke, it’s now become a actuality.
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Paul also tweeted out a backlink to the function, producing: “It’s formal.” The YouTuber who has twenty million subscribers is -1 in boxing after turning experienced for the second struggle with YouTube rival KSI, who was victorious by way of break up-final decision in the six-spherical bout in Los Angeles. His brother, Jake Paul, sent a devastating KO acquire around former NBA star Nate Robinson on the Tyson-Jones Jr undercard.
The announcement of the exhibition struggle, to be held at an undetermined venue, triggered a stir on social media, with many now expressing fears for Paul’s security when he measures into the ring with Mayweather who retired with a experienced record of 50- (27 KOs).