Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul: Fight card, PPV price, date, rules, location for the 2021 exhibition match
Showtime Boxing returns to PPV this weekend with an event you won’t want to miss. Undefeated and retired five-division champion Floyd Mayweather is back in an exhibition match against social media influencer Logan Paul on Sunday, June 6, from Miami Gardens, Florida. Mayweather last fought professionally against UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017, but has taken a couple of exhibition matches in his retired time.
Paul has only fought once as a professional, losing a decision to fellow YouTuber KSI. Paul is 6-foot-2 and last fought as a at the 200-pound cruiserweight limit. Compared to Mayweather at 5-foot-8 and roughly 150 pounds, Paul is the much bigger man. He is also 18 years younger than Mayweather.
But standing across from him in the ring will be arguably the most accomplished boxer in the sport’s illustrious history. Mayweather owns a 50-0 record with championships across five weight classes. He also earned a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics as an amateur with a controversial loss to Serafim Simeonov Todorov of Bulgaria. Paul, on the other hand, lost his only pro bout to date to another YouTube star in KSI.
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The Florida commission announced its rule set for the match on Wednesday. It will be an 8-round match featuring three-minute rounds. Neither fighter will wear headgear and there will be no judges or official winner read. Knockouts will be legal and up to the referee’s discretion. Both fighters will wear 12-ounce gloves.
This is, for all intents and purposes, a one-fight event. However, the undercard has filled in with a few names hardcore fans will get excited for as well as another celebrity bout to kick things off. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson will open things up in an exhibition bout against MMA and bare knuckle boxing veteran Brian Maxwell. Plus, Rising junior middleweight Jarrett Hurd is back when he takes on Luis Arias. And light heavyweight Badou Jack returns to take on Dervin Colina after his scheduled opponent, Jean Pascal, tested positive for three different performance enhancing drugs.
Below is the full fight card along with all the info you’ll need to watch the action on Showtime PPV.
Mayweather vs. Paul fight card, odds
Odds via William Hill Sportsbook
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul, contracted exhibition
Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina, light heavyweight
Jarrett Hurd -1200 vs. Luis Arias +750, junior middleweight
Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell, contracted exhibition
Mayweather vs. Paul viewing info
Date: June 6
Location: Hard Rock Stadium -- Miami Gardens, Florida
Start time: 8 p.m. ET
How to watch: Showtime PPV ($49.99) | Stream: Showtime.com or the Showtime App
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