The boxing scene has been massively saturated with YouTuber/influencer fights over the last couple of years and these type of events have become more and more popular.
Floyd Mayweather fighting a YouTuber is not new as the American fought Logan Paul in the boxing ring back in June 2021.
Many will be shocked that his next YouTuber opponent is Deji and not his brother KSI, who recently fought two people in one night.
Here is everything we know so far about Deji facing Floyd Mayweather:
27th September: Tommy Fury looks set to return on the Floyd Mayweather vs Deji card later this year.
26th September: YouTuber Deji has now confirmed that the fight will be taking place.
Update 14th September: News has surfaced suggesting that Floyd Mayweather will be fighting Deji following the YouTuber beating Fousey in his latest fight.
What date will Deji fight Floyd Mayweather?
An official date for this fight has been confirmed. It was reported by The Mirror that this fight will take place on Sunday 13th November 2022. Deji has now confirmed that this is true via his Twitter account.
The undercard for this fight is nowhere near being confirmed, but reports are suggesting that former Love Island star Jack Fincham is negotiating in order to be on the undercard for this fight. They also reveal that Harley Benn, son of former professional boxer Nigel Benn, is also in talks. The card looks set to be both influencers and fighters.
What venue will the fight take place?
The exact venue for the fight between Deji and Floyd Mayweather has been revealed. Rumours suggested that the two will be fighting in Dubai at the Coca-Cola Arena. This has now been confirmed by Deji on his Instagram. This is no doubt an exciting venue for Deji to fight in and shows that he is willing to go anywhere to take on a boxing legend.
Deji vs Floyd Mayweather fight details
For those wondering, this fight will not be a professional boxing fight, instead, it will be an exhibition match.
This fight will be part of a huge event that Mayweather’s team are planning for a huge Global Titans Fight Series event. When more official details are revealed, we will update this page as soon as possible.
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