FLOYD MAYWEATHER is in line for another mega payday after predicting he will earn a guaranteed £72million to fight Logan Paul.
The boxing legend returns to the ring for an exhibition bout with YouTuber Paul this Sunday in Miami.
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When quizzed about the pay-per-view spectacle, Mayweather explained he could make $35million (£25m) to fight any regular boxer.
But an exhibition extravaganza will earn him $65m more, as he projected he will make $100m (£72m) against Paul.
Mayweather told entrepreneur Rob Moore: "I prefer to still go out, entertain and have fun.
"Just because I go out and entertain, have fun, doesn't mean that I still want to fight 12 rounds.
"I think we got a six round exhibition and I think it's going to be very entertaining, and the people are going to love it.
"We've got to look at 35 million for 12 rounds or 100 million for six rounds, big difference, big difference.
"And I can't really say what the numbers are going to be. How much money I'm going to make, or how much Logan Paul is going to make.
"But we're talking about projecting, we've always got to talk about what it's projected to make."
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Mayweather, 44, is believed to be getting a cut in the PPV sales, as was the case throughout his historic 50-0 career.
Paul, 26, is more in the dark about his purse, but close friend Mike Majlak claimed his podcast host would be earning at least £10m.
Majlak said: "Eight figures – you're not going to say it, but eight figures."
Mayweather earned close to £900m in his career, around £600m of that when beating Conor McGregor, 32, and Manny Pacquiao, 42.
He officially hung up his gloves as a pro in 2017 after beating ex-UFC champion McGregor.
But the American legend did make a return a year later, wiping out featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a Japanese exhibition.
Mayweather is gearing up for a similar box office comeback with Paul, who made his professional debut in 2019, but lost to social media rival KSI, 27.
The exhibition was initially set for February 20, but it was postponed to allow fans in the arena.
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