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When Floyd Mayweather decided to take a vacation, things didn’t go as planned. After a trip to India, Israel, and Greece, he found himself stuck in Dubai. While Gervonta Davis hinted at trouble with government authorities, the American boxer was soon reportedly seen in LA splashing cash before Game 5 of the Mavs vs. Clippers series. A couple of weeks after the bizarre claims made by ‘Tank,’ Floyd can now look back at the incident and laugh. Apparently, that’s what ‘Money’ has been doing.

Mayweather turned to his Instagram story and shared a picture of himself on the shores of Dubai, taking in the scenery. He’d shared this picture previously, but what made it different this time was the caption to go along with it: BREAKING NEWS FLOYD MAYWEATHER STUCK IN DUBAI,” which was an obvious barb at ‘Tank’ and his claims. Subsequently, to show just how ‘free’ he was in Dubai, the 47-year-old even posted a picture while engaging in a popular tourist tradition.

It was him standing amidst the Dubai desert with a Heirofalcon perched on his arm. The boxing icon shared other such outings on his Instagram stories in the first few days of his Dubai visit. But once he stopped, ‘Tank’ claimed the former world champion had been held in Dubai over non-payment issues to government authorities. Davis had declared on X, “Ni**a say all this bullsh*t but [he’s] in Dubai and can’t leave becuz he been taking ni**as money and not doing what they paid him to do.”

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Boxing insider Rick Glaser also subsequently confirmed the reports, tweeting, “Just got off the phone with my guy in Dubai. He told me that Floyd Mayweather is definitely being held by the Government court system there as he owes a substantial amount of money in Dubai. So Gervonta Davis is correct that Floyd’s being held there!!!” However, both their claims turned out to be false, considering ‘Money’s recent basketball appearances.

Soon after the claims were made, reports of ‘Pretty Boy’ donating $30k to homeless men in downtown LA before the Mavericks vs. Clippers game made the rounds. This act of kindness punctured Davis’ claims that Mayweather was in trouble with Dubai’s court system. More recently, he attended the Las Vegas Aces’ first game of the new season as they started their WNBA title defense. Now, the former five-division champion has mocked the Baltimore native using his own words. But this wasn’t his first jibe at Tank.

The two shared a close relationship prior, with both expressing mutual respect publicly. But their once strong bond has turned sour, and Mayweather didn’t shy away from paying Davis back as he floated a rumor about him very recently.

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Gervonta Davis: rumors sparking rivalries

Mayweather had announced on his Instagram handle that Gervonta Davis’ upcoming fight with Frank Martin had been shelved. He shared an image of the PPV poster with “canceled” printed on it, along with a mischievous caption. The boxer-turned-promoter wrote sarcastically, “This is sad; hopefully, this is just a rumor.”

This post didn’t sit well with the 29-year-old lightweight boxer, who showed his frustration and anger in a now-deleted post on social media. The comment read, “This ni**a such a hater…he said some sh*t cancel, and that’s not true! NI**A THIS MY SH*IT NOW! Keep talking, and I’ll pull up to ya house now and lay hands on you and some other sh*t!”

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Notably, Davis fought under the Mayweather Promotions’ banner for close to seven years, but they parted ways in 2022, and things turned ugly last year when he couldn’t access the Mayweather Gym. Mayweather’s recent comments about new-generation boxers also didn’t help the cause, and the two have a strained relationship since then. Whether the feud will have another chapter or end with them mending their bond remains to be seen.

What do you make of this hilarious move by Floyd Mayweather? Do you think his relationship with Gervonta Davis is beyond repair? Let us know in the comments below.