- Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul will see the retired legend return to action
- The highly anticipated bout is now slated for 20 February according to Mayweather
- Logan Paul is a YouTube superstar who recently referred to the legend as illiterate
Floyd Mayweather will finally come out of retirement to take on YouTuber Logan Paul in a bout which is slated for February 20, 2021.
The 43-year-old confirmed the bout on social media to announce his return to action having fought last in August 2017 against Conor McGregor to take his record to 50-0.
Mayweather was involved in an exhibition match in December 2018 against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa where he made $9 million for just 139 seconds of work.
According to him, tickets for his fight with 25-year-old Logan Paul are already selling as both are set to make millions.
Mayweather wrote on Instagram: "Super Exhibition Feb. 20, 2021!!! Early Bird Special On Sale NOW!!! More Details Soon."
It was gathered that the early pricing is at $24.99 (£18.62) for the first million tickets sold before it rises to $39.99 (£29.80), and then to $59.99 (£44.71) starting December 29.
It will then increase to $69.99 (£52.16) for the final days of build-up, starting February 11.
Anticipating a possible fight, Paul, who recently turned professional in boxing, had referred to Mayweather as illiterate. He said:
"At first I thought you didn't sign it because you didn't want one punch to ruin your legacy. But now I feel like maybe you didn't sign it because you don't know how to spell your name. Don't worry, champ, I've got you - check this out. I made you a cheat sheet."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported on Tyson's match against Roy Jones. Most people think about settling down and living a quiet life at 54, that is not the case with Mike Tyson the heavyweight boxing champion.
He took to the ring in an exhibition match against Roy Jones Jr. Both boxers are over 50 which is an impressive feat. Briefly.co.za learned that the match was fair and brutal with both boxers fighting to a draw.
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