Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition with Logan Paul will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and Ireland, sources have told proboxing-fans.com.
Former undefeated, five weight-world champion, Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) will face social media sensation Paul (0-1) at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on June 6.
The bout, which was going to take place on February 20 will be broadcast on SHOWTIME pay-per-view and on Fanmio PPV, however in the UK its been rumoured that it will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office, through undisclosed sources, although a price point is not known at this stage.
The pair came face-to-face at a press conference held at the venue last Thursday, trading words on the stage, before Mayweather and Logan’s younger brother, Jake Paul became embroiled in a heated confrontation.
Jake Paul, who claimed his third professional win with a first round stoppage of Ben Askren last month, squared off with ‘Money’ calling for a fight and then stole his basketball cap, resulting in chaotic scenes with both camps coming to blows.
Mayweather retired with a record of 50-0, stopping UFC star, Conor McGregor in his final bow in August 2017.
The 44-year-old former pound-for-pound icon returned in a three-round exhibition against Japanese kickboxer, Tenshin Nasukawa, who he destroyed in the opening round, but has since remained retired.
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Logan Paul, who has amassed 23m subscribers on YouTube has had one professional fight against fellow Internet personality, KSI who he lost to on a split decision during a Staples Center main event in November 2019, which was shown on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK.
The undercard on June 6 will feature the rematch between former two-weight world champion, Badou Jack and current WBA Light Heavyweight titlist, Jean Pascal following the latter’s split decision victory in 2019.
Whilst, former unified 154lbs world champion, Jarrett Hurd makes his return against Luis Arias.
Former NFL wide receiver, Chad Johnson makes his first bow in boxing in an exhibition against an opponent to be confirmed.