The pay-per-view occasion, which incorporates 4 fights, is scheduled to start out Sunday, June 6 at 8 p.m. ET, in line with the occasion’s web site.
The occasion was initially scheduled for February however was postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The bout will likely be out there on Showtime
, with common tickets out there for $49.99.
Twenty individuals will likely be chosen for a video meet with Mayweather and Paul. And 5 individuals will obtain a signed boxing glove by each boxers.
“This complete factor is surreal. Every part about it. I instructed my supervisor and we sort of had an inside joke that till I get within the ring with him, I did not suppose this combat was occurring,” Paul stated in a press launch
. “However I believe it is protected to say that I can consider it now. I believe it is occurring. It is combat week. I am unable to think about Floyd would again out now, however who is aware of? Previous man fakes an harm. Will get frightened of the large child. I am excited.”
The occasion contains an undercard that includes Badou Jack towards Dervin Colina, “Swift” Jarrett Hurd towards Luis Arias, and Chad Johnson towards Brian Maxwell, Mayweather Promotions stated in a press launch.
Paul has fought earlier than. He twice fought vlogger and rapper Olajide “KSI” Olatunji,
with the primary bout ending in a draw and a second with KSI’s victory.
Mayweather, who was undefeated in his profession with a 50-0 document, is taken into account certainly one of boxing’s all-time greats.
He retired in 2017 after defeating Conor McGregor,
a combat that Forbes estimated generated greater than $550 million in income. Mayweather earned a reported $275 million, a sum generated each from his roles as fighter and likewise promoter.
Mayweather instructed CNN en Español’s Raul Saenz
final 12 months he was “100% certain” he would not combat towards boxers once more.
He introduced in 2019
he was “popping out of retirement in 2020.” He additionally stated he was
in dealing with Paul’s brother, Jake Paul, someday sooner or later.
“This 12 months I’ll deal with a number of exhibitions,” Mayweather stated in February 2021. “If Jake Paul can get previous his subsequent opponent Ben Askren, I’ll have an exhibition with him as properly.”
In April, Paul defeated
former MMA fighter Ben Askren with a first-round TKO.