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Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji - Boxing: All you need to know

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr is back in the headlines, confirming an exhibition bout with YouTuber Deji, brother of KSI.

The American star has already got an exhibition fight lined up this month, as he plans to face Mikuru Asakura in Japan.

However, a fight against Deji is is set to take place on 13th November.


Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji


Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


13th November 2022

When is Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

Monday's official announcement confirmed the fight will take place on 13th November 2022.

What time is Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

With the card yet to be confirmed, an official fight time has yet to be decided, but it is expected that the fight will take place in the evening UK time.

Where is Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

The latest Global Titans Fight Series is due to take place at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, and if rumours are correct, Mayweather Jr will fight in Dubai for the second time in his career.

In May 2022, he faced former sparring partner Don Moore at a boxing event at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

Mayweather Jr controlled the fight from the outset, before dropping Moore in the eighth round. There was no scoring for the fight, and it ended without an official verdict.

Can I watch Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

An official TV provider has yet to confirm they will film Mayweather Jr's upcoming exhibition, but it is thought that the event will be televised due to the nature of the card.

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Who is the favourite for Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

While there are no odds yet for Mayweather Jr vs Deji, the American will be expected to toy with his rival before cruising to a comfortable victory. However, no official winner will be declared, with the fight classed as an exhibition.

Are there any belts on the line for Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

Mayweather Jr's days of being a world champion are sadly over, and only pride will be at stake when he potentially shares the ring with Deji.

What is Floyd Mayweather's record?

Mayweather Jr's professional record ended perfectly, with "Money" winning all 50 of his fights before retiring in 2017.

He stopped 27 of his opponents inside the distance and won 15 major world championships from super featherweight to light middleweight. He won the Ring magazine in five different weight classes and is widely regarded as the greatest boxer of all time in all divisions.

He was named the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world on two occasions in his career, and he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in the class of 2021.

Since retiring, he has competed in several exhibition fights, beating the likes of Tenshin Nasukawa, Logan Paul and Moore.

What is Deji's record?

Deji, the brother of YouTube star KSI, has one win in four bouts so far.

He lost the first three fights of his career, but he ended that streak in August when he stopped Fousey at the 02 Arena in London.

Deji had previously lost to Jake Paul, Vinnie Hacker, and Alex Wassabi, but he registered his first win in fine style as he forced Fousey to quit in the third round of their fight.

Who is on the undercard for Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Deji?

November's card in Dubai is set to feature several high-profile names, with a combination of influencers and professional fighters set to share the ring.

Love Island's Jack Fincham, Harley Benn - son of boxing legend Nigel - and Jake Paul are all rumoured to be in talks about appearing on the card.

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