Floyd Mayweather Reveals How Much Money He Makes From Exhibition Fights

Published 12/08/2020, 6:25 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)


As promised, Floyd Mayweather will return to boxing against YouTuber Logan Paul in a special exhibition matchup on February 20th, 2021, at the Tokyo Dome.

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The 43-year-old recently confirmed the same on social media, citing another retirement-break for himself. That said, Floyd Mayweather doesn’t need to return, be it for his legacy or net worth.

He has an alluring pro record of 50-0 and is often considered the greatest boxer of all time. His boxing achievements and superstardom have also blessed him with lucrative paychecks that turned him into one of the richest men in the sport.

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So how much will he make from the fight against Logan Paul? The official numbers aren’t out yet, but ‘Money May’ has hinted at the amount.

 

Floyd Mayweather and his million tales

After announcing his much-anticipated return, Floyd Mayweather connected with Shannon Sharpe to discuss several things. One being his speculated earning from the exhibition matchups.

Speaking about it, Mayweather said, “You know my number, it varies. It goes up and down whereas for some exhibitions I make $10 million and some go all the way up to $70 million.”

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – MARCH 16: Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before Errol Spence Jr takes on Mikey Garcia in an IBF World Welterweight Championship bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

He added, “So that’s not a bad thing, and I have talked about this with Fat Joe. It’s crazy I have talked about it. It’s crazy that like us, you know like you.

“I mean, say if I’m no longer competing in the ring, no longer fighting. But it’s okay for me to still pick up, if I go make a quick appearance overseas, it’s okay for me to make $3,50,000.”

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It is no surprise that Mayweather vs Logan Paul will be a huge contest. Despite having no fight values, it is still a blockbuster event that will garner a lot of attention. So, it is safe to state that ‘Money May’ will play in the millions once again.

It will also bring a lot of eyes on Logan Paul, who envisions to grow in boxing. In his second fight, he is facing Mayweather, which might help him hone his craft with some life-changing lessons. So, it’s an important event for both the contenders.

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Who do you pick from the fight, Floyd Mayweather or Logan Paul?

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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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