The greatest boxer of this era, Floyd Mayweather will make his return to the boxing ring to take on Logan Paul in an exhibition fight. Though it started as an exhibition bout there is bad blood between the two going into the match on June 6th.
The brawl between Jake Paul and Floyd Mayweather has created a rivalry between Mayweather and Logan and has also caught the attention of the fight fans. Though Mayweather has said that he will be going into the ring to teach Logan Paul a lesson on the respect he will have to play by certain rules.
The fight takes place in the HardRock Stadium, Florida, Miami and the Florida state athletic commission recently revealed the rules for the Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul boxing match.
As per the Florida commission, there will be no judges for the exhibition match between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul. There will also be no winner announced after the fight is over, which will put some pressure to finish Logan Paul inside eight rounds.
Each round is going to have 3 minutes. Fans can expect some fireworks as knockouts will be legal in this fight. And the KO stoppage will be up to the referee’s decision. It should also be noted that there will be no headgear in this fight and Logan has fought only once without headgear. Besides that, both Mayweather and Logan will use 12 oz gloves for this match.
How do the rules affect Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul?
It is needless to say that these rules favor Floyd Mayweather as he has done this on numerous occasions. But, there is one risk for Mayweather in this fight.
When Mayweather fought Conor McGregor he lost the early rounds. Now there are speculations that Mayweather knowingly lost the rounds to make the fight more entertaining for the fans. However, Mayweather can’t afford to do that against Logan Paul.
Logan Paul has a huge reach advantage, he is a strong athlete and he has good fundamentals understanding of boxing. Now when compared to Floyd Mayweather he does not even belong in the same conversation in terms of skillset. But, he can survive 8 rounds against Mayweather considering Mayweather is not the most aggressive boxer on the planet.
It would be intriguing to see how the fight plays out despite the fact that Mayweather is a lot better boxer than Logan Paul.