Mayweather ‘sad’ Pacquiao still has to fight at his age

FULE – Floyd Mayweather prepares for his contract exhibition boxing match against Logan Paul at Hard Rock Stadium on June 6, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Cliff Hawkins / Getty Images / AFP

MANILA, Philippines – Known for his ostentation, Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t hesitate to flaunt his wealth after another easy payday when he recently featured in an exhibition against YouTuber Logan Paul in Miami.

Mayweather also took the opportunity to shoot longtime rival Manny Pacquiao.

“I’ve been in this sport for so long, so long and tonight I was letting people see that I’m able to come out at my age, 44, and still sell 30,000 and still make crazy numbers where I am. can crash Showtime, ”Mayweather said at a press conference after the event. “I am truly blessed.”

“When I come to do a show or go out and box and have fun, I do it because I want to do it, not because I have to do it,” he added. “While (Manny) Pacquiao at his age, it’s sad that he has to fight. “

Pacquiao, 42, is scheduled for an Aug. 21 showdown against the undefeated two-belt champion Errol Spence Jr. in Las Vegas.

Official payouts were not announced, but the former pound-for-pound king had claimed his estimated earnings from the eight-round exhibit could range from $ 50 million to $ 100 million, according to a report.

“I’m financially ready and I want everyone to know that you’re going to hear so many different stories, ‘Oh, Floyd has to do this.’ No, I’m well off, ”Mayweather said.

“Every property I have is paid for. My jet is paid. All my cars are paid. I own billion dollar buildings. I own so much property and invest in different things on a regular basis. I invest in the world of technology. I made a lot of smart investments.

In 2018, Mayweather reportedly won $ 9 million when he faced off against a Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a three-round boxing show in Japan.

Mayweather retired undefeated in August 2017 after beating the UFC superstar Conor McGregor for his 50th victory.

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