Floyd Mayweather has revealed how much he pocketed from his controversial “fake fight” with Logan Paul earlier this month: an eye-watering $100 million.
The retired boxing legend, 44, was widely criticized over the eight-round exhibition bout with the 26-year-old YouTuber. Fans accused them of ‘hugging’ for most of the 24-minute fight, which had no declared winner, with many claiming Mayweather held Paul up at one point.
Turns out, they were bang on the money. Speaking after his protege Gervonta Davis’ beat Mario Barrios on Saturday night, Mayweather revealed he’d banked a whopping $100 million from the PPV event – which cost up to $50 to watch in the US — which he referred to as a “fake fight”.
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