Floyd Mayweather used Instagram to ship a message to his critics after claiming he’s set to make $100million from the Logan Paul struggle.
The 50-Zero boxing legend is planning to rearrange his delayed exhibition bout with the 0-1 YouTuber and made some sturdy feedback concerning the occasion final week.
Mayweather informed the Disruptive Entrepreneur podcast: “I can struggle a fighter proper now and I can assure myself $35million.
“I can ultimately most likely make $50million, for only a common struggle.
“Or me and Logan Paul can exit, entertain, have enjoyable and make 9 figures $100million or extra.
“All people thinks that ‘retired’ means at residence along with your ft up and selecting up weight.
“I favor to exit, nonetheless entertain and have enjoyable.
“Simply because I nonetheless exit, entertain and have enjoyable doesn’t imply that I nonetheless wanna struggle for 12 rounds.
“I believe we’ve bought a six-round exhibition. I believe it’s gonna be very entertaining for the individuals, I believe persons are gonna adore it.
“$35million for 12 rounds or $100million for six rounds – huge distinction.”
As anticipated, there was fan backlash to Mayweather’s feedback and a few have occasion recommended he can be tarnishing his legacy.
On Friday evening, he appeared to reply to these critics.
Mayweather, who as soon as dominated the Forbes wealthy lists in his heyday, posted a video exhibiting him slowly hitting a heavy bag as a small sum of money fell round him.
He then massively upped the tempo as extra greenback payments started to descend – subtly attempting to convey that cash is his motivation.
Regardless of indirectly referencing the Logan Paul difficulty in his video, his caption learn: “They’re apprehensive concerning the legacy, I’m apprehensive concerning the foreign money.”
In 2018, he was estimated to have earned extra $200m alone, which was largely due to his struggle with Conor McGregor the earlier yr.