Seeing ‘Floyd Mayweather Commended For Giving Deji ‘Touch Of Reality’ After Stoppage Victory’ TBE clowned Deji throughout, dancing around the ring and landing at will while the overmatched youngster tried his hardest to stay in the fight. For the majority of the contest, Mayweather through arm shots and didn’t dig them in. But as the sixth round commenced, he began sitting down on his shots more, causing his novice adversary real problems.
Floyd Mayweather Commended For Giving Deji ‘Touch Of Reality’ After Stoppage Victory
As Mayweather let his hands go, Deji sunk into the ropes prompting veteran referee Kenny Bayless to wave off the fight. talkSPORT pundit Adam Catterall felt that Mayweather should have done more to protect his opponent given the nature of the bout.
However, Jordan was all too happy to see a YouTuber teaching a lesson inside the squared circle. “I’m surprised that Adam is uncomfortable with these YouTubers, that are leveraging the sport, getting a touch of the reality of what the sport really involves. Because they’re a lot younger than Floyd Mayweather,” Jordan said on talkSPORT radio.
Since retiring from professional boxing in 2017 with a perfect 50-0 record, Mayweather has continued raking in big paydays through exhibition bouts. In the last four years, alongside Deji, TBE has fought kickboxing ace Tenshin Nasukawa, YouTuber Logan Paul, former sparring partner Don Moore, and MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura.
He is now expected to make his UK debut in February against a currently undisclosed opponent. Ricky Hatton recently expressed interest in a rematch against his old foe after returning to the ring to box Mexican great Marco Antonio Barrera.