Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul New Fight Date: When Are They Fighting?

Published 02/09/2021, 5:23 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 26: Referee Robert Byrd stops the fight in round 10 with a TKO of Conor McGregor by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


An exhibition bout between Logan Paul and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather has sent shock waves throughout the combat community. Several people have poured their opinion on the fight, with many demeaning Mayweather for accepting a matchup against a YouTube sensation.

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Meanwhile, it’s a lucrative step for Mayweather and he didn’t hesitate to materialize the idea. But there have been certain turmoils regarding the date and venue. Earlier, Mayweather teased his return on February 20 and billed Toyo Dome at Japan as the venue.

However, the date has been postponed due to unknown reasons. The fight is no longer relevant on the previous date and a new date is yet to arrive So, we still don’t know when Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather would lock horns.

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It can be beneficial for Logan Paul, as he gets some more training time to prepare for the invincible Mayweather. Similarly, Mayweather can benefit from the PPV number by having some time to promote the fight. But why did they delay their in-ring clash?

LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 09: Logan Paul (red/white/blue shorts) waits in a neutral corner after he knocked down KSI (black/red) during their pro debut fight at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. KSI won by decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul- What’s at stake?

According to several reports, a lack of interest has delayed the fight date. But Mayweather hasn’t confirmed it, so it’s unfair to bill it as the only valid reason. Aged 43, Mayweather wants to accept several exhibition fights at this stage of his career.

Excluding Logan Paul, Mayweather has expressed a desire to test himself against Internet stars like rapper 50 Cent and Logan Paul’s brother, Jake Paul. So, we can expect him to remain active with boxing stints this year. It may start with a clash against Logan Paul- but only if we receive an official date.

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Following such heavy advertisement of the fight, it’s bizarre to cut it off. So, a mere delay is what has cost Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather from clashing against each other. Once the rigmaroles are over, we can witness the biggest fight of Internet history ever. Till then, we can only wait for the celebrities to drive different angles to the fight.

Do you think Logan Paul has the slightest chance to vanquish the undefeated Floyd Mayweather?

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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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