Floyd Mayweather Jr will fight Logan Paul in February, it has been confirmed. And it has been confirmed Mayweather will return to the ring once again to face YouTube star Paul in an exhibition fight on February 20.
The pound-for-pound king confirmed the news on his social media channels on Sunday.
Mayweather had already spoken about fighting Paul beforehand, vowing to hand him the “same treatment” as McGregor after being called out.
When is Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul? Fight date, time and how to watch Fanmio live stream on pay-per-view
The undefeated five-weight boxing champion will take on YouTube star with 0-1 professional record in a pay-per-view exhibition bout
Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated five-weight boxing champion, will return to the ring in 2021 for the first time in nearly four years to take on Logan Paul, a YouTuber who lost his only professional fight.
Mayweather was last in action against Conor McGregor in August 2017 where he scored a TKO victory over the mixed martial arts champion to extend his unblemished record to 50-0.
The pay-per-view fight will be streamed on Fanmio with prices starting at $24.99 (£18.50). Prices will rise to $39.99 if one million tickets are sold before 29 December 2020 when they will cost $59.99. After 11 February 2021 tickets will cost $69.99.
- Date: 20 February 2021
- Time: TBC
- Venue: TBC
- How to watch: Live stream pay-per-view on Fanmio
Paul has a professional record of 0-1, with that loss coming against fellow YouTuber KSI in the self-declared “biggest internet event in history” at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in November 2019.
The fight between Paul and Mayweather is the latest exhibition bout featuring ageing former champions and celebrities.