The Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul display occasion is completely official, as Showtime reported today that the occasion will happen on Sunday, June 6, live on pay-per-see from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
The declaration comes at a self-evident and anticipated time, as there are a great deal of eyes on the boxing scene this week with Canelo Alvarez getting back to activity on Saturday.
The 44-year-old Mayweather hasn’t had a genuine battle, one that relies on his record, since his 2017 success over Conor McGregor, and was most recently seen in a 2018 presentation in Japan against kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa.
The 26-year-old Paul — who isn’t Jake Paul, the person that just battled Ben Askren, that is his sibling — has had one expert battle, a dubious misfortune to individual YouTube star KSI in 2019.
This occasion is a presentation, and won’t be a completely endorsed session. The reality Paul weighs around 190 and Mayweather strolls around somewhere in the range of 150 and 160 ought to most likely warn you to that, yet individuals continue to battle with how this functions.
Jean Pascal (35-6-1, 20 KO) will confront Badou Jack (23-3-3, 13 KO) in a rematch at light heavyweight, set for 12 rounds with Pascal’s optional WBA belt on the line. Pascal, 38, and Jack, 37, had an awesome slugfest of a retaliate in Dec. 2019, with Pascal winning a split choice. This is a genuine, real battle.
Previous 154 lb champion Jarrett Hurd (24-1, 16 KO) will confront Luis Arias (18-2-1, 9 KO) in a 10-round battle. The 30-year-old Hurd last battled in Jan. 2020, while Arias, additionally 30, hasn’t battled since Aug. 2019, and is 0-2-1 in his last three battles. He hasn’t won since 2017. This is a genuine, real battle.
Previous NFL star Chad Johnson (the Bengals wide beneficiary, yes) will likewise have a display session. He’s discussed boxing for longer than 10 years, and now he will, somewhat. He’s obviously going to “bring his one of a kind brand of fan-accommodating amusement to the ritzy occasion.”