Floyd Mayweather is getting into the celebrity boxing business after seeing Jake Paul’s recent success.
On Wednesday night, The Athletic’s Mike Coppinger reported that the Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition, which was previously postponed, has been rescheduled for June 5th and will air on Showtime PPV.
Via The Athletic
The exhibition between Hall of Famer boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and Internet personality Logan Paul is tentatively planned for June 5 on Showtime pay per view, sources tell The Athletic’s Mike Coppinger.
The initial exhibition was going to be hosted by online platform Fanmio on Feb. 20, but was postponed.
Apparently, there are special stipulations for the fight. According to Coppinger, Mayweather can weigh no more than 160 pounds while Paul can weigh no more than 190 pounds.
Sources: Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition will be carried by Showtime PPV and is planned for June 5. Mayweather can’t weigh more than 160 pounds; Paul 190. Will compete with Teofimo Lopez-George Kambosos undisputed lightweight title tilt on Trillerhttps://t.co/rj1QE2MhWd
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) April 22, 2021
The fight will take place in Las Vegas, LA, Miami, Dallas or Atlanta.