Eddie Hearn has divulged the dialog he had with Floyd Mayweather about his upcoming exhibition combat towards Logan Paul.
The retired 50-Zero boxing legend will meet the 0-1 YouTuber, who misplaced his professional debut to fellow web sensation KSI final yr, in a money-spinning occasion on February 20.
Mayweather attended Anthony Joshua’s knockout win over Kubrat Pulev as a shock visitor in London on Saturday night time.
The American celebrated with AJ when he emerged victorious and even visited him within the dressing room after the combat.
Throughout this time, Hearn joked with him about his upcoming contest.
Hearn defined: “I really stated to Floyd on Saturday night time – he was on the AJ combat.
“I stated, ‘It is advisable to watch out, this can be a very very powerful combat you’ve got with Logan Paul.’
“And he requested me, ‘Are you severe?’
“And I stated, ‘No, I’m not.’”
Mayweather has been retired since 2015, solely coming again to beat Conor McGregor in 2017.
He additionally travelled to Tokyo for an exhibition bout with kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on the finish of 2018.
Within the aftermath of that straightforward win, Floyd stated he’d be open for additional exhibitions.
Rumours swirled on social media two months in the past suggesting a bout with Logan was a ‘finished deal’, nevertheless it was then reported that Floyd had been approached in regards to the exhibition, however was leaning in direction of a ‘no’.
Now, it’s been formally introduced and is about for February 20.