THROWBACK: When Floyd Mayweather Visited Money Kicks’ Home

Published 01/12/2022, 11:30 AM EST


Floyd Mayweather and Money Kicks’ potent boxing bout is all over the news. The pair is expected to meet each other inside the squared circle on February 20. Moreover, it is also reported that a fight between these two will materialize on the helipad of Burj Al Arab in the UAE.

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Many believe Mayweather is randomly picking Rashed Belhasa aka Money Kicks as his opponent. But do you know there’s a history between these?

The entire story dates back to 2017 when Floyd Mayweather visited Money Kicks’ private zoo in Dubai. They also filmed a YouTube video together, and it was posted by the young gun on his YouTube channel.

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In the above video, it can be seen that Money Kicks gave Mayweather an entire tour of the zoo. While doing all this, they even recorded snippets of some of the most notable instances throughout the tour.

Also, in this meet, Belhasa even congratulated ‘TBE’ for his win over Conor McGregor in his last pro-boxing bout. “You killed him,” said the YouTuber.

Both of them credited each other for their achievements. That time, Money Kicks also touched one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, and with Mayweather appearing on his channel, these numbers only grew in the coming years.

The boxing great relished his time in Belhasa’s private zoo. Moreover, he also spent an exuberant time with Money Kicks. But since then, the duo didn’t keep in touch, and now there’s massive news surfacing all over for their fight.

Floyd Mayweather vs Money Kicks – A contest totally unexpected

Money Kicks is just 20, but he also holds a boxing record of 2 wins and 0 losses.

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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

Regardless of his exposure in the boxing space, not even a single casual fan would have expected him to collide with Mayweather.

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However, the talks between the two teams are on the line. The exhibition fight fans might get to see a stellar bout, that too, at a pristine location.

It’ll be interesting to see how things go ahead between Floyd Mayweather and Money Kicks.

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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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