“Floyd Schools Canelo at 45” – Fans React to Floyd Mayweather Dancing With the Ring Girl During Don Moore Exhibition Fight at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi

Published 05/22/2022, 1:07 AM EDT

The exhibition bout between Floyd Mayweather and Don Moore moved from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. Despite the change in location, the event lived up to expectations. Boxing fans in the middle east witnessed one of the greatest fighters of all time showcasing the beauty of his art at the age of 45.

Though ‘The Pretty Boy’ has been to several exhibition contests, this fight was no less than a roller coaster ride for the former champ. Following an initial postponement due to the demise of the UAE President, the bout moved from the Burj Al Arab helipad to the Etihad Arena.


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After a new location and date were finalized, Mayweather and ‘Dangerous’ Moore delivered massively in the much-awaited slugfest. As it was an exhibition showdown, Mayweather did hilarious things to enchant and entertain the fighting fans of the middle east.

Before the start of the seventh round, ‘Money’ replaced the ring girl. In a hilarious mood, the undefeated champ took the ring card and walked inside the squared circle. While giving the card to the ring girl, he even danced a bit.

This went viral on social media platforms and caught the attention of fans. One fan wrote, “Floyd schools Canelo at 45.”


This was just one of many reactions from fans.

Few more fans reacted to the hilarious act of Floyd Mayweather

One fan compared Mayweather with Canelo Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao. This fan mentioned, “I understand why the Canelo and Manny fans hate him though. Pacquiao was “past his prime”, and Canelo “wasn’t experienced enough.”

Another fan is of the opinion that Mayweather ducked everyone in his prime. This claim is very common against the 50-0 pugilist.

This fan, who was impressed by the exhibition bout, wrote, “Definitely was entertaining.”

Undoubtedly, the exhibition matchup was made entertaining by Mayweather.

Another fan wrote, “Floyd causally Collecting MILLIONS for light sparring in retirement from a bunch of Dubai Billionaires. GOAT status.”


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These were the reactions of some fans to the hilarious part played by Mayweather in the ring during the bout.


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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

Edited By: Reubyn Coutinho