Former five-weight boxing world champion, Floyd Mayweather, has introduced he’ll tackle Youtuber Logan Paul in a “particular exhibition” combat in February 2021.
The American undefeated champion, 43, made the announcement through his Instagram web page.
Mayweather is formally retired after a 50-0 boxing profession with 27 KOs to his identify. He final fought in 2017, beating MMA star Conor McGregor in one of many richest bouts in boxing historical past.
In the meantime, the 25-year-old Paul has only one skilled boxing match underneath his belt. He misplaced to British YouTube star/rapper KSI in a break up determination in 2019.
The combat, which is able to happen on February 20 is probably going to attract enormous pay-per-view numbers. In December 2018, Mayweather wanted simply 140 seconds to beat Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing bout value a reported $9m (£6.7m).