Floyd Mayweather volition beryllium backmost successful the ringing for the archetypal clip since 2019 arsenic helium prepares to instrumentality connected YouTube sensation-turned boxer Logan Paul successful Miami successful an accumulation bout connected Sunday. Ahead of their much-anticipated 8-round clash, tempers person flared up with some boxers progressive successful sledging conflict astatine the weigh-in.
Floyd Mayweather volition springiness up astir 35 pounds (16 kg) to YouTube property Logan Paul erstwhile they measurement into the ringing astatine Hard Rock Stadium successful Miami connected Sunday but that is the lone happening the undefeated 5 value part champion is conceding.
The "ceremonial" weigh-in connected Saturday produced nary surprises with the 6 feet, 2 inches (1.88 m) Paul ever going to person an vantage connected the scales coming successful astatine 189.5 lbs with the 5-foot, 8-inch (1.73 m) Mayweather checking successful astatine 155 lbs.
If determination was a surprise, it was that the often outrageous Paul played the weigh-in straight, nary uncertainty disappointing galore of his 20 million-plus YouTube followers.— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) June 5, 2021
However, Paul took a changeable astatine the undefeated boxer whose grounds stands astatine 50-0. Paul, who is 0-1 aft losing an accumulation bout to a chap YouTube personality, said helium is going to person amusive and the unit is not surely connected him. However, Mayweather laughed it off.
"He's not ready, helium doesn't cognize what to expect," Paul said.
"And this is not the biggest combat of my life, this is the biggest combat of his beingness due to the fact that he's got a batch connected the line, everything to lose. I'm going to person fun."
"The information I americium adjacent up present proves this is simply a simulation, nary of it is real, the aliens are coming successful June ... conscionable beryllium acceptable I volition bring the simulation and bushed the top boxer successful the past of the planet."
Weight doesn't triumph fights: Mayweather
Paul mightiness person labeled the combat a simulation but it is surely garnering a batch of attraction and it's reflective successful the mode tickets person been sold. Even though determination are nary judges and nary authoritative winner, each combatant is acceptable to pouch millions from the exhibition.
Mayweather, who is nicknamed "Money," said helium expects to marque northbound of $50 cardinal from the fight, which volition not number against his unblemished nonrecreational record.
"I've been present before, I cognize what it takes, I've fought each antithetic benignant you could perchance fight," Mayweather said.
"Weight doesn't triumph fights, warring wins fights ... astatine the extremity of the time and I tin fight. One happening I tin bash is fight. I've been astatine the apical level for 25 years truthful I cognize what it takes," helium added.