The Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather boxing match finally has a date – CNET


Logan Paul is going to box Floyd Mayweather.

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After his brother Jake Paul defeated MMA fighter Ben Askren in one round, Logan Paul has announced his long discussed boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. is finally going ahead.

The date? June 6, 2021. The location? Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium.

The match had previously been scheduled for February this year, but was delayed indefinitely.

Mayweather Jr., aged 44, has a 50-0 boxing record and is largely regarded as the best defensive boxer of all time. He’s won 15 major boxing world titles, plus a bronze medal in the 1996 Olympics and three U.S. Golden Gloves championships. Paul, 26, fought two amateur matches against British internet personality KSI, with one draw and one loss by split decision. Expect a huge size and weight discrepency between the two. 

This is going to be weird.

Thankfully, it’s an exhibition match, much like Mayweather’s last contest, against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa. Mayweather’s last proper boxing match was a victory over MMA superstar Conor McGregor. 

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