How will Showtime’s Involvement in Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul Affect the Fight?

Published 03/03/2021, 9:00 AM EST


There are many exuberant fights aligned in 2021 with some of the most eye-catching matchups. One such bout among the same is Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul’s exhibition encounter. This bout was earlier set for February 20, but it got postponed for some uncertainties.

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But a few days back, the YouTuber turned boxer revealed that this fight is definitely on the cards, and Showtime, a giant streaming platform, will telecast the bout.

Showtime hosted several PPV bouts for Floyd Mayweather, and they turned out to be massive successes. With this streaming platform diving in yet again for a Mayweather fight, the fans expect it to be in the most gigantic way.

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Showtime rolls out every fight in the most thrilling manner, and its involvement in the Mayweather vs Paul bout makes it even more alluring.

TOKYO, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 05: Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the press conference to announce the match on December 31 at Roppongi Hills club on November 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)

Moreover, this clash is Mayweather’s second exhibition outing. The first time ‘Money’ took up an exhibition bout was back in 2018 against Tenshin Nasukawa. As expected, Mayweather dispatched the young gun in just one round by employing his experience.

Moving into the Logan Paul fight, there’s a tremendous difference in their weight classes. Despite that, this fight has garnered the required attention.

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Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul to happen by early 2021?

A few weeks back, ‘Pretty Boy’ took it to his social handle, detailing his interest in fighting multiple times this year. As his bout with the ‘Maverick’ got postponed, many felt that this fight won’t happen anytime in the future. But Mayweather shut all the naysayers with his post, talking about his return.

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Not only Logan Paul, but Mayweather named several other opponents whom he wishes to contend with this year. In the above post, Mayweather called out the ‘Problem Child’ Jake Paul and his rival 50 Cent.

With such fights/opponents already in his mind, it seems the undefeated boxer won’t take too long for his return. No matter who the opponent is, his fans are ecstatic to see him back in action and showcase a snippet of his brilliance to them.

The tentative dates for this fight aren’t out yet, but fans can expect a news piece regarding the same in a few weeks.

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Do you think Mayweather vs Paul will be the biggest exhibition fight ever?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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