Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. explained: start time, how to watch, full fight card


It really is happening.


Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are fighting this weekend – yes, it hit me too. Their long-discussed boxing match takes place on June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Here’s all you need to know …

Start time

In the USA The PPV begins at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) on Sunday, June 6.

UK the PPV starts at 1 a.m. BST on Monday, June 7.

In Australia The PPV starts at 10 a.m. AEST on Monday, June 7.

How to watch

The easiest way to watch online is via Fanmio.

Those who want to see the fight will need to have access to pay-per-view television. A ticket to watch the fight comes with a t-shirt and costs $ 49.99 (£ 36, AU $ 64).

Fanmio’s site says that 20 US residents who sign up for Fanmio will also receive a video of meet the fighters – and the gift rules say these winners don’t have to buy the fight to enter the raffle.

There are other ways to look, however.

In the we you can pay mayweather regular Showtime partner $ 49.99 to watch the fight.

UK You can look via Sky Sports Box Office for a relatively cheap £ 16.95.

In Australia you can watch via Main event for AU $ 49.95, which is cheaper than what you’ll pay on Fanmio, but you’ll need access to Foxtel to access the Main Event, which makes things trickier. If you don’t have a Foxtel subscription yet, you’d better go the Fanmio route.

Battle Details

This special exhibition is scheduled for eight rounds, which will last three minutes.

Logan Paul must weigh 190 pounds or less for the fight or else he will be fined $ 100,000 for every pound he makes overweight. Mayweather will likely weigh around 160 pounds and face a huge size disadvantage. Paul is around 6ft 2in with a 76in reach, while Mayweather is around 5ft 8in with a 72in reach.

Complete battle card

It’s a pretty lean, only four fights …

  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
  • Badou Jack vs. TBA
  • Jarret Hurd vs. Luis Arias
  • Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell

Who is Logan Paul?


Logan Paul is going to box Floyd Mayweather.

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The 26-year-old Ohio native and his brother, Jake, first rose to fame for their Vine and YouTube videos. Paul then moved to Los Angeles and tried his hand at all kinds of entertainment, from acting to running a clothing line. It is not without controversy: in 2018 it was heavily criticized for film a corpse in a Japanese forest known as a place of suicide and YouTube ripped off ads of his channel for questionable content in the past. But her fans don’t seem to care: her YouTube channel has over 22 million subscribers.

As for sports, Paul was a high school athlete, participating in wrestling and soccer. But his boxing record is not really long. In 2018, he fought Britain’s YouTuber KSI (real name: Olajide William Olatunji) for a majority draw in what was considered an amateur match. In 2019, the two staged a rematch that was considered a professional fight, ending in a split decision victory for KSI. So, with no victory under his belt, he decided to … face a famous undefeated boxer. Like you do.

Who is Floyd Mayweather Jr.?


Mayweather is the best boxer of his generation.

Courtesy of SHOWTIME

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a little older than Paul at 44. And he is much, much more experienced in the ring. He won 15 major world titles in five weight classes, with a 50-0 record in the sport, a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics and three US Golden Gloves Championships, among other titles. (Note that he won this Olympic medal when Logan Paul was only one year old.)

So why, then, is the Former undefeated champion taking on a YouTuber who never won a fight? It’s not about boxing – the fight won’t count anywhere, it’s an exhibition. Think about these two irresistible elements: money and fame.

“It’s likely that only the promise of another lucrative payday could convince ‘Money’ Mayweather to put his gloves back on, and Paul provides an opponent with major name recognition despite limited boxing experience,” the Washington Post reported. The newspaper noted that for Paul, it wasn’t about who wins, but about exposure, which makes him even more famous and opens up more opportunities and future payrolls for him.

That’s the gist, but if you want to catch up on the juicy, maybe made-before-fight drama … keep reading.

The Floyd Mayweather and Jake Confrontation with Paul?

No, it’s not a typo.

Despite the fact that Floyd Mayweather is fighting his brother Logan Paul, Jake Paul got into the situation with Mayweather, in steal his baseball cap after a press conference for the fight between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather.

The Twitter feed above shows most of the best images. Jake Paul and Mayweather had a showdown, they talked about a fight between them, Jake Paul ripped Mayweather’s hat off and then … all hell broke loose.

Whether it was a publicity stunt or not, it has garnered a lot of attention on social media.

Everyone is going to make a lot of money.


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