Floyd Mayweather on His Physique Ahead of Logan Paul Bout: ‘I’m Not in the Best Shape of My Life’

Published 02/20/2021, 8:30 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. reacts after the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


It’s difficult for one to retain their prime form throughout their career, but Floyd Mayweather achieved it with ease. Boasting off 50 wins with no losses, Mayweather has always been at the top in a career of over two decades. However, he revealed that he has lost his best shape at this stage.

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Aged 43, Mayweather is no longer an active boxer and has been retired for almost four years. Despite this, he continues to embrace the sport with several exhibition fights and has a possible contest against YouTube star Logan Paul ahead.

That said, the date of the event is still a mystery and neither ‘Money’ nor ‘Maverick’ has hinted at it taking place anytime soon. Meanwhile, Mayweather has hinted about his current training sessions and shape to help us preview his in-ring return.

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Speaking with the Hollywood Fix, he said, “Well, I am not in training but I always to maintain my weight, keep my body in some type of weight, some type good condition. I am not in the best shape of my life, but I am in a good shape. I can take my shirt off on the beach (laughs).”

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Mayweather’s training regime has always been alluring to the fans. Starting from his boxing drills to the fitness routine, Mayweather has never compromised on his shape. In the past, he was reported to have had bizarre training plans, including a workout session at 3 in the morning.

Nevertheless, the veteran pugilist’s words could be a hint that his battle against Logan Paul may not be on for a while.

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When can Floyd Mayweather return to the ring?

At this stage, there’s no official report regarding Mayweather’s comeback. He was touted to face Logan Paul on February 20, but the fight fell off for some unknown reasons. Mayweather has vowed to appear in at least three exhibitions ahead. The opponents he has in mind are Logan Paul, Jake Paul, and rapper 50 Cent.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

However, fans may need to take it with a pinch of salt as these are nothing but social media posts and are far from having an official declaration. So, it’s safe to state that Mayweather’s return is still months away.

Do you think Floyd Mayweather will stage an early comeback?

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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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