“I Grew Up With Lions”- Money Kicks Claims He Is Ready to Beat Floyd Mayweather

Published 01/12/2022, 5:17 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on as he takes on Canelo Alvarez during their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images)

20-year-old ‘Money Kicks’ seems unfazed by the thought of going up against Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition. The bizarre matchup received a lifeline a few weeks back after ‘Money’ Mayweather hailed ‘Money Kicks’ abilities and flirted with the chances of facing the Dubai billionaire in the ring.


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It will clearly be a life-altering moment for Rashed Belhasa, aka. ‘Money Kicks’, who has claimed to have no fear of humans. In an exclusive chat with Sky Sports, ‘Money Kicks’ expressed his views on matching himself against ‘TBE’ and shocked several people with his response.

The YouTuber said, “I grew up with lions – I am not scared of any human being.”


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“I will never fear any human.”

This staunch remark can be an alarming message to Floyd Mayweather, who came across a tough time against Logan Paul in June. 44-year-old Mayweather struggled to control ‘The Maverick’ and the exhibition ended in a draw. That said, ‘Money Kicks’ can remain confident about his chances against ‘TBE’.


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The YouTuber, however, didn’t demean Floyd Mayweather‘s in-ring abilities. Instead, he acknowledged that the chance to face the five-division champion is a huge milestone in his career. The social media sensation said, “I never thought I would ever fight Floyd. He is the best fighter ever. When I was young, I would collect his ‘The Money Team’ caps!”

‘Money Kicks’ understands the fire he will face against Floyd Mayweather

Rashed Belhasa is aware of Mayweather’s prowess. However, he knows that getting inside the ring with the five-division champion will be in his favor, as he has nothing to lose and everything to gain.

‘Money Kicks’ is confident about his size advantage and believes one punch is what it will take to overpower ‘TBE’.

Belhasa said, “I won’t lie to myself. Entering the ring with him is an honour. I will try my best.”

“You never know – any punch can land, and I have heavy hands.”


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“If he underestimates me? A punch can come. Anything can happen.”

“I am much taller than him.”

“I’m getting there. Every day I am learning. I am still young but I’m getting better and better.”


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The high-voltage exhibition fight is still not official, but it is expected to happen in early 2022 in U.A.E. Besides this, Floyd Mayweather is also in talks for a charity basketball game against Manny Pacquiao. Hence, 2022 seems to be a busy year for ‘TBE’.

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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. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.