Among the more unique events in the modern era of combat sports occurs on Sunday when retired boxing fantastic Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring for a exhibition bout with societal media influencer Logan Paul.
Mayweather vs. Paul is a battle of large personalities with extreme differences in both boxing experience and size. While Mayweather was an Olympic medalist who went to a 50-0 professional career, establishing himself as a all-time great at the sport, Paul fought once as an amateur and once as a professional, both fights taking place against fellow YouTube celebrity KSI as well as Paul on the losing end of equally. Paul will be the much larger man, nevertheless, standing six inches taller than Mayweather and with a four-inch achieve advantage adding to what will probably be a 50 pound weight gain.
The fight is also something of a conflict of the bank account. Mayweather famously turned his success in the ring into several years on top of Forbes' list of the highest paid athletes in the world, backing up his"Money" nickname using a massive bank roll. Paul, who's an admitted"troll," recently told Showtime Sports that he has more money than Mayweather, citing the current purchase of a dinosaur leg .
Of note before the struggle, Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation has said that there will be no judges to the struggle, nor will a winner be declared barring a stoppage or knockout.
Let us take a look at how Mayweather and Paul match up heading into Sunday's battle.