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Floyd Mayweather and Jake Paul exchange insults after Mayweather reveals he wants exhibitions with Jake and 50 Cent following next bout against Logan Paul

Floyd Mayweather and Jake Paul exchange insults after Mayweather reveals he wants exhibitions with Jake and 50 Cent following next bout against Logan Paul

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Floyd Mayweather and Jake Paul have bizarrely exchanged words on social media. On Wednesday night, the retired 50-0 pound-for-pound great listed the YouTuber as an opponent he wants to face in an exhibition later this year. Chris Farina/Top Rank Floyd Mayweather retired with a perfect 50-0 record Floyd is already set to face Jake’s brother, Logan Paul, in an exhibition which is currently postponed. After this, he wants to fight Jake and rapper 50 Cent. Mayweather said: “This year I will focus on several exhibitions. “I will have an exhibition in Tokyo, Japan again. Of course the one with Logan Paul and I. “And if Jake Paul can get past his next opponent Ben Askren, I will have an exhibition with him as well. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom ...
Floyd Mayweather announces ring return for February 28 fight at Tokyo Dome in Japan – same venue as Mike Tyson vs Buster Douglas 30 years ago

Floyd Mayweather announces ring return for February 28 fight at Tokyo Dome in Japan – same venue as Mike Tyson vs Buster Douglas 30 years ago

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Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for a fight on February 28 at the Tokyo Dome, it was announced in Japan overnight. The retired, 50-0 boxing superstar teased last week that he would be ‘doing something big’ at the Tokyo Dome and appeared via video call at a press conference held in the country on Monday morning to make plans more public. Chris Farina/Top Rank Mayweather quit boxing with a perfect 50-0 record Details remain scarce regarding the opponent and specific nature of the bout, but what was confirmed is that Mayweather will be competing on the same show as a new MMA event named ‘MEGA 2021’ on Sunday, February 28. This should not be taken to mean that Floyd will be participating in an MMA fight, of course. When he was last seen in the r...
Devin Haney is the Eddie Hearn prodigy with fearsome knockout power trained by Floyd Mayweather and is aiming to become billionaire boxer

Devin Haney is the Eddie Hearn prodigy with fearsome knockout power trained by Floyd Mayweather and is aiming to become billionaire boxer

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Devin Haney is a prodigy in boxing who hasn’t nearly commanded the attention he should yet. Think about this: he has a record of 24-0 (15 KOs) at just 21 years old and is already the WBC lightweight champion. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Haney is the WBC lightweight champion and it seems the world is his oyster In a sport where actions speak louder than words, he’s had an astounding start to his professional career. To do what he’s doing in, arguably, the most competitive division in the world should not be understated. He’s not managed by Floyd Mayweather like Gervonta Davis. He’s not an amateur sensation and pound-for-pound king like Vasyl Lomachenko. He is a young prodigy like Teofimo Lopez, but Lopez just dethroned Lomachenko to firmly take control of...
Floyd Mayweather floors Tenshin Nasukawa three times to win exhibition

Floyd Mayweather floors Tenshin Nasukawa three times to win exhibition

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Floyd Mayweather needed just 140 seconds to beat Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing bout worth a reported $ 9m.Former five-weight world champion Mayweather, 41, was smiling during the short-lived contest in Tokyo as he floored the 20-year-old three times.The fight, scheduled for three three-minute rounds, ended with Nasukawa in tears as his team threw in the towel. Despite his latest comeback, Mayweather said afterwards he was "still retired"."It was all about entertainment - we had a lot of fun," said the American, who beat UFC's Conor McGregor in a boxing match in August 2017. "They wanted this to happen in Japan, so I said 'why not?'" The fight was delayed by sever...
DJ Khaled and Mayweather fined over cryptocurrencies

DJ Khaled and Mayweather fined over cryptocurrencies

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Music producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr have settled charges in the US after they secretly received payments for promoting cryptocurrencies. According to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the pair have been fined without admitting or denying the accusations.Mayweather failed to disclose that he had received promotional payments from three companies which had made Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) - a controversial method of raising capital by creating coins or tokens using the blockchain technology which underpins Bitcoin.ICOs reference the initial public offering (IPO) of companies which list on publicly traded stock markets, but see companies issue digital coins tied to their own value instead of shares.Both men had taken part in the ICO by a com...