Floyd Mayweather Delays the Celebration of ‘Mayweather Day’

Published 01/18/2022, 3:57 AM EST
Jun 3, 2021; Miami Beach, Florida, USA; Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on after the face off with YouTube star Logan Paul at Villa Casa Casuarina. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Floyd Mayweather is an undeniable superstar in the sport of boxing. In his impeccable career, ‘Pretty Boy’ achieved the greatest of heights. That said, hardcore fans and boxing pundits regard him as the best boxer of all time.

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Even after retirement, Mayweather has stayed right on top of news headlines. He made the headlines once again after receiving an accolade from the State of Oklahoma.

Mayweather tweeted, “I wanna thank the state of oklahoma for my very own honorary day this year we will be celebrating Mayweather Day at a later date do to my busy schedule OKC, this day is long overdue! Don’t lose heart, will be together soon….March 2022. Details coming soon!!”

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Mayweather‘s next outing is reportedly set to come to life on February 20 against a YouTuber named Money Kicks. There is massive news about this fight happening atop the Burj Al Arab in the UAE. Citing that, Mayweather is bound to remain busy with all the progress of this potential clash.

As a result, he couldn’t even be there to celebrate ‘Mayweather Day’. Despite that, the 50-0 boxer assured fans that he would celebrate the same soon.

Floyd Mayweather is the most active face in the boxing universe

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Floyd Mayweather is a fan of exhibition bouts. This is because they let him fulfill his love for boxing without entering the professional space. Since retiring, he has taken part in two exhibition bouts. Apart from that, he also looks after his business ventures, Mayweather Promotions, and more.

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)

Under his banner, Mayweather is looking to bring in some hungry fighters to the sport. Gervonta Davis ranks as the biggest name for Mayweather Promotions and ‘Money’ will look to have an army of boxers like ‘Tank’.

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Overall, Mayweather remains one supremely active face in the boxing universe. What do you make of Mayweather’s attachment to boxing even after not boxing professionally?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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