MANILA, Philippines – Known for his glitz, Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t hold back from flaunting his wealth after another easy payday when he took part in an exhibition against YouTuber Logan Paul in Miami recently.
Mayweather also took the opportunity to shoot his longtime rival, Manny Pacquiao.
“I’ve been in this sport for so long, so long and tonight, I was letting people see that I can come out at my age, at 44, and still run out of 30,000 and keep doing crazy numbers as far as I am can make that Showtime collapses, ”Mayweather said during a press conference after the event. “I am truly blessed.”
“When I come and do an exhibition or go out to box and have fun, I do it because I want to do it, not because I have to do it,” he added. “Whereas, (Manny) Pacquiao at his age, it’s sad that he has to fight.”
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1️⃣ $ 960M: Mayweather-Pacquiao ’15
2️⃣ $ 938M: Mayweather-McGregor ’17
3️⃣ $ 304M: Mayweather-Canelo ’13
4️⃣ $ 265M: Mayweather-De La Hoya ’07
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Pacquiao, 42, is scheduled for a showdown Aug. 21 against undefeated two-belt champion Errol Spence Jr. in Las Vegas.
Official payouts have not been announced, but the former pound-for-pound king had claimed that his estimated earnings from the eight-round exhibition could range from $ 50 million to $ 100 million, according to a report.
“I’m financially ready and I want everyone to know this, you’re going to hear so many different stories, ‘Oh, Floyd has to do this.’ No. I’m fine, ”Mayweather said.
“Every property I have is paid for. My jet is paid. All my cars are paid for. I own multi-billion dollar buildings. I own many properties and am constantly investing in different things. I am investing in the tech world. I made a lot of smart investments. “
In 2018, Mayweather reportedly made $ 9 million when he faced Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a three-round boxing exhibition in Japan.
Mayweather retired undefeated in August 2017 after beating UFC superstar Conor McGregor for his 50th win.
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