Errol Spence Jr. Reveals How Floyd Mayweather Is ‘Robbing Y’all’

Published 06/06/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 13: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during the official weigh-in for his bout against Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fighters will meet in a WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight on September 14 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Floyd Mayweather is back once again. He will appear in a lucrative open-weight boxing exhibition against Logan Paul on June 6. Given the open-weight rules, ‘The Maverick’, who will be heavier, may have the advantage. However, welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. backed ‘Money’.

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He envisioned a lopsided win for the unbeaten star and opened up on how Floyd Mayweather relinquished his retirement to bag another big payday.

In a chat with Barbershop Conversations, Errol Spence Jr. said, “Floyd’s doing another money grab, s***. It is what it is. Floyd’s gonna eat him up, probably stop him. Floyd’s just doing what he always do man, putting his ski mask on and robbing y’all.”

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Per reports, Mayweather is guaranteed a base price of $10 million, with 50% PPV shares. Hence, the five-division world champion can earn up to $100 million in one night. While Mayweather vs Paul hardly has any resemblance to the traditional boxing fights, it seems to have become a money-making machine for both.

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Furthermore, Mayweather won’t put his 50-0 record on the line against Logan Paul. So irrespective of the fight’s outcome, he will remain unbeaten. However, a loss against the YouTuber can stain Mayweather’s boxing legacy.

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The lucrative PPV showdown has some bizarre rules. There will be no judges and no official winner. However, unlike any other exhibition, both men will be allowed to knock each other out. Hence, every three-minute round can see several possibilities come to fruition.

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Although Mayweather will be the favorite, ‘The Maverick’ has the biggest opportunity of his boxing career ahead.

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His 0-1 record looks very dissimilar to Mayweather’s 50-0 resume. Given that, a win for Logan Paul would be a seismic statement to the boxing world. Showtime and Sky Sports and will stream the fight live and fight fans cannot afford to miss it.

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How do you see the fight going between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather? Where will you be watching it from? Let us know.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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