“I had enjoyable … He’s higher than I assumed he was,” Mayweather said
after the fight Sunday, saying Paul knew the best way to use his weight to his benefit. “He’s a tricky, tough competitor … I used to be shocked by him tonight.”
The pay-per-view occasion, which was broadcast on Showtime Sunday from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, was deemed a draw.
The extremely anticipated sporting occasion did not go with out technical difficulties. Some individuals said they had trouble streaming the highly publicized fight
“We are conscious that some clients have been having bother accessing tonight’s Pay Per View occasion on SHOWTIME.com,” a spokesperson for Showtime advised CNN in an e mail assertion on Sunday night in the course of the occasion. “We are working diligently to resolve the difficulty and will redress clients appropriately.”
This wasn’t Paul’s first time in the ring. He twice fought vlogger and rapper Olajide “KSI” Olatunji
, with the primary bout ending in a draw and a second with KSI’s victory.
Mayweather, who was undefeated in his profession with a 50-0 document, is taken into account one among boxing’s all-time greats.
He retired in 2017 after defeating Conor McGregor
, a fight that Forbes estimated generated greater than $550 million in income. Mayweather earned a reported $275 million, a sum generated each from his roles as fighter and additionally promoter.
Mayweather advised CNN en Español’s Raul Saenz final 12 months he was “100% positive” he would not fight in opposition to boxers once more. He announced in 2019
he was “popping out of retirement in 2020.”
Mayweather additionally stated he was in dealing with Paul’s brother, Jake Paul, someday in the longer term.
In April, Jake Paul defeated former MMA fighter
Ben Askren with a first-round TKO. He also knocked out former NBA player
Nate Robinson in November 2020.