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“He Spends a Lot”: Joe Rogan Warns As $1.2 Billion Rich Floyd Mayweather Could Fall Into a Money Trap

Published 03/24/2023, 4:00 PM EDT

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No doubt, the Hall of Famer boxer Floyd Mayweather is the biggest draw across the sport when it comes to making money. The former five-weight division champ is the first man in the combat sport whose career earnings surpassed the $ 1 billion mark. It’s a big milestone to achieve. But interestingly, with the speed he pocketed hefty cash, he spends it at the same pace and eventually it has become his habit.

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‘The Pretty Boy’ is so obsessed with living a flamboyant lifestyle that after hanging up gloves, he is still finding ways to make money so that he could cope with his expenditure. This is the reason, he is taking part in exhibitions around the world that are giving million-dollar purses. The man calls it day robbery. Joe Rogan, UFC’s decorated commentator, and stand-up comedian recently threw light on it.

What did Joe Rogan say about Floyd Mayweather and his money?


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In the latest episode of ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ visited UFC Welterweight fighter Jorge Masvidal. While talking about the business aspect of the combat sport, they produced an exciting commentary on Mayweather.

Rogan first talked about Mayweather’s million-dollar watch and car collection which the latter always talks about on social media. According to Rogan, it’s hilarious that Mayweather is always in Dubai.


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Following this, Masvidal added how Mayweather changed his career with his promotion. Talking about the first big fight of Mayweather’s career against Oscar De La Hoya, Masvidal mentioned the purse of both fighters- Mayweather made $17 million and De La Hoya made around $100 million. Though De La Hoya lost the bout he ended up making far more money than Mayweather because he was fighting under his promotion.

This inspired Mayweather and he began fighting under his promotion and that changed the course of his career forever. He started promoting and handling his fight’s business and that clocked massive checks.

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Agreeing with this, Rogan issued a warning to Mayweather. He said, “Yeah, but he spends a lot too. So he’s got to keep that money flowing in. It’s kind of fun to watch. Yeah, he’s a character.”


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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

Edited By: Arijit Saha