Knockout Artist Edgar Berlanga Accidentally Reveals Floyd Mayweather’s Plan to Fight in Saudi Arabia

Published 12/08/2020, 12:19 AM EST


Welterweight biggest prospect, Edgar Berlanga, may have just revealed the venue for the Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul fight. Mayweather confirmed that he will take on YouTuber Logan Paul in an exhibition fight on February 20. However, none of the details of the fight are known at the moment. Despite this, the venue for the fight may have just been revealed for the fight.

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The 15-0 fighter has come in contact with the boxing icon on multiple occasions, even partying with him. He spoke to Fighthype.com on YouTube and lavished praise on Mayweather. Berlanga spoke about his influence on his own career. Then, he dropped the bombshell when he gave an insight into Mayweather’s continued success in the sport.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – MARCH 16: Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before Errol Spence Jr takes on Mikey Garcia in an IBF World Welterweight Championship bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

He said, “He’s gonna probably fight in Saudi Arabia for millions of dollars. He’s doing shit with YouTubers. You know, it’ a lot of things man that that guy has invested in.” Berlanga added, “And people don’t really understand that. And people don’t understand that you have to get close like how close I got. But that dude is a smart guy man.”

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Thus, he showed how much he respects Mayweather, but did not realize he may have just leaked his next move.

READ: Floyd Mayweather Justifies His Return Against Logan Paul- ‘I Have Never Shied Away From Doing Things Differently’

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 Edgar Berlanga says Floyd Mayweather gave him a lot.

The undefeated superstar heaped praise on Floyd Mayweather for everything he has given. He said, “And him being cocky and talking… you know, that’s Floyd. That’s how he is. And that’s how he was brought up or whatever when he started making that money. But man, he gave me a lot of things.” Showing where the respect for Mayweather stems from.

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So despite the boxing community disagreeing with Mayweather fighting Logan, it appears Berlanga is all for the event. And when you look at the monetary benefits of fighting in Saudi Arabia, you can’t fault Mayweather for accepting to fight there. What do you make of this news? Do you think it would be a success?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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