WATCH: Fan Almost Passes Out While Meeting His ‘Hero’ Floyd Mayweather

Published 01/08/2022, 10:00 AM EST

Five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather took the combat world into a frenzy by dropping news of his in-ring return in February from Dubai. After spinning millions from an exhibition against Logan Paul, ‘Money’ flirted with a full-time retirement from the sport of boxing. However, the 44-year-old seems to have changed his plans. He will enter the ring and may take on another social media celebrity, keeping his flawless pro-record just the way it is.

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The undefeated boxer recently visited Dubai, possibly for a vacation or a business trip. Before that, he was spotted in Russia. ‘TBE’ outlined several of his 2022 plans from Dubai and teased his resurgence in the sport. He also met his fans before the news of his rumored fight against YouTuber Money Kicks came out.

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One of his fans seemed overwhelmed after meeting Mayweather. The young lad cheered ‘TBE’ as his hero and made a way to get close. Unfortunately, he got emotional and fainted before everyone took him under control. While Mayweather has one of the strongest fan bases in the USA, it goes similarly all across the planet.

Floyd Mayweather has fought mostly in the United States throughout his professional career. Meanwhile, his post-retirement journey can bring him into several other locations in the world, with the Middle East being a prime option.

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After vanquishing Conor McGregor in 2017, Mayweather flew down to Japan and faced Tenshin Nasukawa in RIZIN. It was the last of Floyd Mayweather against a pro-combatant, as social media stars seem to have engaged his aim now.

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Mayweather has cemented his name in the books of boxing as an all-time legend. He has also amassed a lucrative fortune from the sport, which is still in motion.

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Henceforth, Mayweather’s active stints against social media stars are clearly in his financial favors, besides bringing a new audience to the sport. But boxing isn’t the only thing on his radar now.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

He is reportedly in talks to meet former nemesis, Manny Pacquiao, in a charitable basketball game in the Philippines. Meanwhile, Mayweather shall see a busy 2022 as a boxing promoter and several more events. He is still an active member of the boxing family and is adding new twists to his name these days.

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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.

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