One of the biggest events of the year is nearly here. A PPV showdown people have been talking for weeks about is finally set to commence when undefeated, former fifive-division champion Floyd Mayweather steps into the boxing ring with social media star Logan Paul for an exhibition match on Showtime PPV. The two will meet in the center of the ring live from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, in a match simply termed “bragging rights”.
The Florida commission announced on Wednesday that the contest will feature 8 three-minute rounds. Neither fighter will wear headgear and there will be no judges or official winner read. Knockouts will be legal and up to the referee’s discretion. Both fighters will wear 10-ounce gloves.
Paul has only fought once as a professional, losing a decision to fellow YouTuber KSI. Paul is 6-foot-2 and last fought as a at the 200-pound cruiserweight limit. Compared to Mayweather at 5-foot-8 and roughly 150 pounds, Paul is the much bigger man. He is also 18 years younger than Mayweather.
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This is, for all intents and purposes, a one-fight event. However, the undercard has filled in with a few names hardcore fans will get excited for as well as another celebrity bout to kick things off. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson will open things up in an exhibition bout against MMA and bare knuckle boxing veteran Brian Maxwell. Plus, Rising junior middleweight Jarrett Hurd is back when he takes on Luis Arias. And light heavyweight Badou Jack returns to take on Dervin Colina after his scheduled opponent, Jean Pascal, tested positive for three different performance enhancing drugs.
Below is the full fight card along with all the info you’ll need to watch the action on Showtime PPV.
Mayweather vs. Paul fight card, odds
Odds via William Hill Sportsbook
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul, contracted exhibition
- Badou Jack -2500 vs. Dervin Colina +1200, light heavyweight
- Jarrett Hurd -1200 vs. Luis Arias +750, junior middleweight
- Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell, contracted exhibition
Mayweather vs. Paul viewing info
- Date: June 6
- Location: Hard Rock Stadium — Miami Gardens, Florida
- Start time: 8 p.m. ET
- How to watch: Showtime PPV ($49.99) | Stream: Showtime.com or the Showtime App
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