Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul — How It Could Affect Mayweather’s Net Worth
Former professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is one such boxer who has never been defeated. Throughout his career, he has competed 50 times and has won every single one of them. He started his career in 1996 and retired once in 2007 and then in 2015. He came out of retirement in 2017, only to make a stunning comeback where he defeated Conor McGregor with a total knockout on the 10th Round.
With his 50th win on Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, the undefeated boxer announced it would be his last match. However, he entertained his fans with another game in 2018 — Mayweather vs. Nasukawa.
Once again, Mayweather is back to entertain his fans with yet another match. This time, it is with a YouTuber personality and entertainer Logan Paul. Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul will happen on June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul
The rumors about the match were going on since September of last year. On December 2020, Paul announced the match was going to happen via his YouTube Channel.
The announcement took the internet by storm since this match was between two highly unlikely personalities. Mayweather is a professional boxer who has a legacy of never losing, whereas Paul has fought twice with a fellow YouTuber, KSI, in August 2018 and November 2019.
Paul’s 2018 match was a white-collar amateur boxing match that ended in a draw. The 2019 rematch was a professional boxing match where Paul lost, making his record 0-1.
There is an age difference of 18 years between the two personalities where Mayweather is 44 and Paul is only 26 years old. Similarly, the physical difference between Mayweather and Paul is also astonishing.
Mayweather stands 5-foot-8 tall and weighs 147lbs, whereas Paul is 6-foot-2 and weighs 199lbs. Paul has an additional reach of 4 inches, with 76 inches altogether, while the undefeated boxer has a reach of 72 inches.
While fans have been debating who will win the match, both Paul and Mayweather would win when it comes to money. The profits and salary they earn from this fight is bound to increase their net worth by millions.
Mayweather is known to earn millions after his fights which have helped him accumulate a net worth of nine figures. Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul will happen live as well as pay-per-view (PPV) on Showtime for $49.99.
SportingFree reported Mayweather was guaranteed $10 million in base salary. As for PPV, he will receive 50 percent of the shares. The Athletic reported Mayweather has already bagged $30 million before the fight has even happened. Similarly, after the fight, the 44-year-old is expected to earn $100 million.
All in all, Mayweather’s net worth will see an exponential rise after June 6.
Mayweather’s Current Net Worth
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, the renowned boxing champion had an estimated net worth of $450 million and total career earnings of $1.1 billion in 2020. As of May 2021, Mayweather revealed he had already crossed the $1.1 billion mark, with his lifetime earning being well over $1.2 billion.
In his legendary 2017 match with McGregor, he made a whopping $300 million. The match had been considered the highest-grossing PPV boxing event in history. The event had managed to generate at least 5 million PPV purchases with $700 million in total.
Previously, his match with Manny Pacquiao earned him a revenue of $250 million back in 2015. He had also appeared on the WWE's WrestleMania XXIV in 2008 and got paid $20 million.
The boxing legend has made hefty amounts of money outside of fights. He gets an average of $10 million each year from endorsements. He owns a promotional company called Mayweather Promotions and an apparel company, The Money Team (TMT).
Bigger the paycheck, the bigger the spending. Mayweather lives a very luxurious life owning many real estates and properties. In 2018, he bought an 11-bedroom custom-built mansion in Las Vegas for $10 million, where he currently lives. He also has a $25.5 million mansion in Beverly Hills, which has a candy shop, 12-seat movie theater, and a 300-bottle wine room.
Mayweather has one of the best car collections, with dozens of high-end cars. His collection includes a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, Ferrari 458 Italia, 599 GTB Fiorano, and Bentley Mulsanne, among others. He spent $4.8 million on the super rare Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita.
The 44-year-old has an impressive jewelry collection with over 40 extremely high-end watches and even owns two private jets worth $90 million in total.