The day has finally come when the YouTuber-turned-boxer faces off against the once-best-pound-for-pound boxer in an exhibition bout.
Logan Paul, the 26-year-old who became prominent on YouTube, is set to step into the ring against the Floyd Mayweather Jr., the undefeated fighter who last fought inagainst Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa.
Mayweather has never lost a fight, having retired with a 50-0 record and 27 knockouts. Not counting the exhibition, the last time he had a fight was in 2017 when he defeated MMA star Conor McGregor in the 10th round by TKO. Before that? Well, it was in September 2015 when he won by unanimous decision against Andre Berto.
Paul has picked up some fighting experience, having faced off against another YouTuber, KSI, in athat ended in a majority draw before losing to him in a .
Certainly, there will be an experience and size gap between the two opponents. Mayweather has a case for the most accomplished boxer of all time. Paul has four inches and nearly 40 pounds in a size advantage.
Here’s everything you need to know about watching Mayweather vs. Paul.
Mayweather vs. Paul PPV price: How to watch on Showtime
- Showtime PPV (U.S.): $49.99
- Fanmio PPV (Outside of the U.S.): $49.99
Those hoping to watch Mayweather take on Paul and the rest of Sunday’s card can do so through pay-per-view on cable and satellite providers or through streaming services. The fights will be streamed onin the U.S. and Fanmio will have the PPV access for those outside the U.S.
What time does Mayweather vs. Paul start?
Date: Sunday, June 6
Time: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Main event: 12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT (approximately)
The main card will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will feature an exhibition matchup between Chad Johnson and Brian Maxwell, the junior middleweight matchup of Jarrett Hurd and Luis Arias, and the late replacement of Dervin Colina against former two-division champion Badou Jack.
Fans waiting for the exhibition match between Mayweather and Paul to begin will likely have to wait until around midnight.
Floyd Mayweather record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Born: Feb. 24, 1977
- Height: 5-8
- Reach: 72 inches
- Total fights: 50
- Record: 50-0 with 27 knockouts
Logan Paul record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Born: April 1, 1995
- Height: 6-2
- Reach: 76 inches
- Total fights: 1
- Record: 0-1
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan paul fight card
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
- Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina
- Jarrett Hurd vs. Luis Arias
- Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell