Floyd Mayweather’s Next Fight Scheduled to Take Place on February 20, 2022 in Dubai

Published 01/01/2022, 4:17 AM EST
Jun 3, 2021; Miami Beach, Florida, USA; Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on after the face off with YouTube star Logan Paul at Villa Casa Casuarina. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


Floyd Mayweather is currently in Dubai with his entire entourage. While in Dubai, ‘Money’ May announced his return to the ring. Following his last exhibition fight against Logan Paul, Mayweather always shot down the possibilities of any future matches when prompted by the media.

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However, he has now announced his return. Here’s what he had to say, “Big business, big business, big business. Money May, along right here with my main man Ken from The Money Team. 2022 in Dubai, right here, exhibitions, big business, events, in 2022, I’ll see you guys.” Mayweather said.

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He then had a question-and-answer session with the media surrounded by Ken from The Money Team and Fredrick from Belgium. “Come to the UAE and put on a show and display my talents in 22 for the Middle East,” Mayweather confirmed.

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While in Dubai, Floyd also took his shot at a punching machine and broke the record on the machine. Floyd then gave fans a glimpse at his latest training session working the pads with his trainer.

The last time Floyd Mayweather fought against ‘The Maverick’ Logan Paul, he dominated the YouTuber turned boxer for eight rounds. Although we have no indication at the time to who he may enter the ring against, knowing Mayweather, it will definitely be a big name that can draw a lot of attention and hype.

Let’s look at what Mayweather did while he was in Dubai.

Floyd Mayweather joins Anthony Joshua for his training session in Dubai 

Anthony Joshua recently left his trainer and was searching for a new trainer. The unbeaten former champion, Floyd Mayweather, offered to train Joshua on multiple occasions, and the two remained friends for a couple of years.

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Earlier this week, the media spotted the pair at the same gym as Mayweather looked on while ‘AJ’ trained. Mayweather joined Joshua to take part in his training session and gave him a few pointers while he trained.

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Joshua is currently on a mission to avenge his loss to Oleksandr Usyk and win back his heavyweight belts. The rematch between the pair will also take place in 2022.

Will Joshua be able to defeat Usyk under the guidance of Floyd Mayweather? Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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