Undefeated skilled boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is as soon as once more set to enter the squared circle, this time towards a person most notable for his time spent on actuality tv.
Mayweather, 45, will lace up his boots towards Aaron Chalmers, 35, star of the UK’s “Geordie Shore” actuality TV collection, in a February 25 occasion in London.
This will likely be “Money” Mayweather’s sixth exhibition bout since retiring with an ideal file of 50-0 in 2017, whereas Chalmers is a former MMA fighter who went 5-2 in his MMA profession and 1-0 as an expert boxer.
Mayweather informed reporters, “I used to be initially alleged to face a distinct opponent, however accidents occur, and I’m glad that Aaron Chalmers may step up in order that we may give the followers what they need.”
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He added, “The followers within the UK have all the time been nice to me and supported me all through my profession, so an occasion like this has been a very long time coming. I’m excited so as to add extra historical past to the O2 Arena in London.”
An keen Chalmers stated, “I’ve been coaching with Adam Booth within the boxing gymnasium, and I’m wanting to make a reputation for myself within the boxing world. I jumped on this chance instantly. It’s an honor to share the ring with one of many best fighters of all time, and I’m undoubtedly going to reap the benefits of it.”
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Mayweather’s final skilled victory got here towards MMA legend, Conor McGregor, who was stopped by way of TKO within the tenth spherical.
Over the course of his illustrious profession, Mayweather earned quite a few accolades, together with being named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2010s by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Mayweather’s 5 different exhibition fights have been towards kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, YouTuber Logan Paul, former sparring companion Don Moore, MMA fighter and YouTuber Mikuru Asakura and YouTuber Deji Olatunji.