Floyd Mayweather Is Training 20 Minutes With No Breaks for Money Kicks

Published 01/18/2022, 7:30 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 12: Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks in the ring during his WBC/WBA welterweight title fight against Andre Berto at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather will turn 45 years old next month and it has been over 4 years since his last professional outing against Conor McGregor in 2017. However, ‘Money’ remains active in the combat world with his constant plunge into the exhibition matchups. After taking on Logan Paul in June 2021, which was ruled as a draw, Mayweather can face Money Kicks on his next exhibition appearance.

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The undefeated five-division champion seems eager to spin serious money without risking his legacy at this stage. Thus, he has found comfortable ways of generating millions via exhibitions, and social media sensation Rashed Belhasa (Money Kicks) appears to be his ticket to another $100 million payday.

However, Mayweather isn’t letting his boxing skills fade away and is still in serious condition to offer a beat down. Trainer Ricky Funes recently connected with ES News and detailed one of Mayweather’s recent drills at the gym, thrilling several of his fans.

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He said, “Floyd Came in, he calls me like about 11 to turn on the heat, which he likes, the gym hot. He was happy.”

“[20 minutes on the mitts with no break] no breaks at all.” 

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Floyd Mayweather will reportedly compete against the YouTuber in February 2022 at the helipad of Hotel Burj Al in Dubai. It will be another money-grabbing opportunity for both competing sides. That said, Money Kicks, dubbed as ‘Dubai’s richest kid’ is not new to extravagant finances. He began his career as a vlogger. Money Kicks comes from a family of businessmen with a billion-dollar net worth. Nevertheless, the financial gainings won’t help him in a pugilistic collision against ‘TBE’ inside the ring.

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Several people believed Floyd Mayweather would knockout Logan Paul before their exhibition. However, the bizarre matchup had no weight class and judges to score the bout. Paul came in with some prominent height, reach, and weight advantage. He put all of it to use and survived eight rounds against the greatest boxer of this generation. Thus, it was declared a draw that didn’t look good from Floyd Mayweather’s side.

TOKYO, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 05: Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the press conference to announce the match on December 31 at Roppongi Hills club on November 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)

Well, Paul at least had some boxing experience with KSI before he stepped in with Floyd Mayweather. Money Kicks doesn’t have that luxury and he shall prepare to the core, in this limited time, to face Floyd Mayweather.

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The 20-year-old, however, is unfazed and believes one punch can change it all in his favor. Although it makes sense verbally, implementing the same against Mayweather will be quite demanding.

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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. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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