YouTuber Logan Paul, 25, of Westlake, Ohio, United States will fight undefeated boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr., 43, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA in a special exhibition match on February 20, 2021. Boxing fans can watch it as a pay-per-view (PPV) on Fanmio.
Founded in 2017, Fanmio is a website that allows people from around the world to pay for customized videos from celebrities and franchises. The company is headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida, United States.
The PPV price for the match between Mayweather and Paul on Fanmio is $24.99 for the first 1 million sales. It will rise to $39.99 then to $59.99 on December 29, 2020.
On February 11, 2021, the price will lock in at $69.99. Fanmio will give away limited edition fight T-shirt and will select 20 winners who will receive a video meet-and-greet with Mayweather and Paul.
On November 19, 2020, Mayweather took to Twitter to call out Paul. The undefeated boxer said that he can beat the YouTuber just like how he defeated former UFC Lightweight Champion Conor “Notorious” McGregor, 31, of Dublin, Ireland.
On August 26, 2017, McGregor made his professional boxing debut by fighting Mayweather at the light middleweight limit, which is 154 lbs, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, USA. By knocking out his Irish opponent in the 10th round, the African-American boxer improved his professional boxing record to 50 wins and 0 loss.
On December 31, 2018, Mayweather fought his fellow undefeated boxer Tenshin Nasukawa (那須川 天心), 22, of Tokyo, Japan in a three-round exhibition boxing match at the Saitama Super Arena in Chūō-ku, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan. The Japanese boxer lost via technical knockout in the first round.
Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids on February 24, 1977. He is 173 tall.
Paul stands 188cm. He was born in Westlake on April 1, 1995.
On November 9, 2019, Paul made his professional boxing record at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, USA. He lost via split decision after six three-minute rounds to his fellow YouTuber Olajide Olayinka Williams “KSI” Olatunji, 27, of London, England, United Kingdom.
It was a rematch between Paul and KSI. Their first encounter on August 25, 2018 in Manchester, England ended in a majority draw.