Mayweather says he's best at 'legalized bank robbing' | Inquirer Sports

After easy payday vs YouTuber, Mayweather says he’s best at ‘legalized bank robbing’

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 05:49 PM June 09, 2021
Logan Paul Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather (R) punches Logan Paul during their contracted exhibition boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium on June 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP 

MANILA, Philippines — In an exhibition bout designed to have no winner, Floyd Mayweather Jr. still won in a way only he could.

Hardly breaking a sweat after toying with YouTuber Logan Paul for eight rounds, Mayweather is reportedly guaranteed to make at least $30 million in the unsanctioned fight.


After the event, the outspoken Mayweather called spade a spade following another easy payday.

“When it comes to legalized bank robbing, I’m the best,” Mayweather said during the post-fight presser.


Despite being retired since 2017, Mayweather remains the richest boxer in the world with a reported net worth of $560 million.

Before walking away from the sport, Mayweather also cashed in with six-figure bouts against Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor.

His 2015 showdown with Pacquiao is still the most lucrative fight ever after reportedly generating $600 million in total while the crossover fight against UFC superstar McGregor reportedly earned the former pound-for-pound king $280 million.

A year after his retirement, Mayweather also figured in a three-round exhibition match against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan where he pocketed $9 million.


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