What is Floyd Mayweather's net worth? A look at ex-boxing champ's fortune, his exhibition fight with Logan Paul
Floyd Mayweather Jr will be back in the ring. Maybe not permanently but the retired former boxing champion will don the gloves again on February 20, 9 pm ET, for an exhibition match against YouTuber Logan Paul.
On Sunday, December 6, Mayweather announced it on his Instagram account. According to the event page, the match will be streamed as a pay-per-view. The first 1 million buys is priced at $24.99, after which the price increases when that target is surpassed or the date gets closer. The cost increases to $69.99 starting February 11.
As per ESPN, Mayweather retired in 2017 after stopping former UFC champion Conor McGregor. It was McGregor's boxing debut, and was sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The fight allowed Mayweather to close his official record at 50-0 with 27 knockouts. He also fought kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year's Eve in 2018 in an exhibition that reportedly got him $9 million.
On the other hand, in November 2019, Paul fought another YouTube personality named KSI in a six-round bout sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and promoted by Matchroom Boxing. KSI won in a split decision. Recently, as reported, his brother Jake Paul and Nate Robinson were in a boxing match as an undercard fight to Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr.
The Sporting News report said Jake got an upper hand early on, he knocked Robinson down two times in the first round. He knocked him down once more at the start of Round 2 and eventually delivering the knockout blow. Robinson was down on the mat for a few minutes before getting up. He had received immediate medical attention as the broadcasting booth was concerned for the former NBA player. With the win, Jake's score was now 2-0 as a professional boxer. He won the first fight with the help of TKO (technical knockout) and got a KO in his second fight.
What is Floyd Mayweather’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, it is around $450 million. And, it estimated that the athlete received $300 million per fight. Sportscasting states that they estimate that Mayweather is worth at least $560 million. But, the website also claims that he could actually be worth $1 billion at most. In 2018, Forbes had reported that Mayweather earned almost $275 million for fighting McGregor. In December 2019, Mayweather posted a photo of a list: Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes Of The Decade and he topped the list with $915 million. The athlete wrote a long caption and mentioned, “You can say what you want about Floyd Mayweather but the numbers and accolades don’t lie. This is truly about hard work and dedication and knowing your worth.”
After the news of the exhibition was known, Twitterati began discussing it on the micro-blogging site. A user tweeted, “If Floyd mayweather loses to Logan Paul during black history month 2021 might be worse than 2020.” Another commented, “Now Logan just so we’re clear, Floyd ain’t Nate.” A user tweeted, “LOL we already know who’s gonna win. It’s obviously Mayweather. There is really no point of having the boxing match since we already know who’s gonna win..” One concurred, “Floyd gonna wash him too.”
If Floyd mayweather loses to Logan Paul during black history month 2021 might be worse than 2020 https://t.co/KEpNwWN6Xq— John (@iam_johnw) December 6, 2020
Now Logan just so we’re clear, Floyd ain’t Nate. https://t.co/jLgyFFIZnO— Miss E💋 (@MissESODMG) December 7, 2020
LOL we already know who’s gonna win. It’s obviously Mayweather 😂😂😂 There is really no point of having the boxing match since we already know who’s gonna win..— Moxie (@Moxie78667675) December 7, 2020
Floyd gonna wash him too https://t.co/H0z1uI6ggh— Chalky White (@LogicalHater) December 7, 2020
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