World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has no problem with the lately introduced exhibition conflict between former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather and Youtube superstar Logan Paul.
Mayweather, 43-years-historic, retired lower back in August of 2017, along with his unbeaten 50-0 checklist, after stopping UFC movie star Conor McGregor in the tenth round at Las Vegas’ T-cellular arena.
Paul, 25-years-ancient, is extremely accepted on social media, however he is severely missing boxing event in comparison to Mayweather, who many regarded as the most advantageous boxer of this generation.
Their contest, financially backed by using Fanmio Boxing, is taking location on February 20th on pay-per-view.
Mayweather unretired in December 2018, when he traveled to Japan and demolished kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa in the primary round of an exhibition.
Paul, who outweighs Mayweather via as a minimum 50-kilos, made his knowledgeable boxing debut in the fall of 2019, when he misplaced a six circular break up choice to Youtube rival KSI.
due to the fact the announcement of the February combat, widespread criticism has erupted in the recreation.
but, Sulaiman views the contest as a good for boxing.
“this is going to be some thing first rate for boxing. here’s going to convey tens of millions of eyes to our game. I admire Logan and Jake [Paul], they’ve worked complicated. i will be able to support Floyd vs Logan 100 percent,” Sulaiman told The sun.
Sulaiman’s position is not fantastic, together with his organization backing remaining month’s pay-per-view exhibition between retired former champion Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
Mayweather reportedly made $9 million for the contest with Nasukawa. He expects to make a lot more for the bout with Paul.
“here is going to be a good evening for the fanatics international as we’re bringing anything particular to them via activities and leisure. I have never shied away from doing things in another way throughout my career and fighting Logan Paul in this particular exhibition is just an extra opportunity for me to do it once again,” Mayweather mentioned.