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When It Comes to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Don't Hate the Game

Floyd is still making money after retirement, and there's nothing wrong with that.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will soon return to the ring for an exhibition fight, as he will face British YouTuber Deji in Dubai on November 13.

The iconic American boxer comes from defeating Japan's Mikuru Asakura by second-round TKO in an exhibition held in Saitama, Japan, under the banner of the renowned martial arts promotion Rizin FF.

"I am delighted to bring this incredible boxing experience to Dubai. Global Titans will give fans an unrivalled boxing match with a huge undercard.", Mayweather Jr. stated. "It is an honour to be a part of such an iconic event in an iconic city, and I would like to thank the Global Titans team for reaching out to me and giving back so much to the sport I love."

Floyd was not the only member of the 'Money Team' who saw action in Japan. In fact, his bodyguard, Ray Sadeghi, better known as "Jizzy Mack", took a real beating in a boxing exhibition against an opponent 40 pounds lighter than him, proving once again that it is one thing to be strong and another to know how to fight.

This will be the fifth exhibition fight for Mayweather Jr. since his retirement, after facing Tenshin Nasukawa at Rizin FF, YouTuber Logan Paul, Don Moore, Asakura, and now Deji.

The event will be held under the Global Titans promotion's label at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, and a new bout between Tommy Fury and Paul Bamba is expected to be announced soon on the card.

Who is Deji?

Deji Olatunji is a YouTuber born in Watford, England, specialized in making viral, gaming and funny videos. The younger brother of KSI has more than 10 million subscribers on the YouTube platform.

The YouTuber has seen action in four exhibition fights, including one against Jake Paul in 2018. Deji is coming off his first win in August, defeating Fousey by third-round TKO on a card where his brother KSI also fought.

Mayweather Jr. continues to make money from exhibitions, and that's okay.

Lately, there have been many people complaining on social media that Mayweather Jr. only faces YouTubers, MMA fighters, and lightweight opponents, but I ask you: does Floyd have anything to prove at this point?

At 45 years of age and after a brilliant career where he went undefeated (50-0), facing legends like Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya and Juan Manuel Marquez, the American is enjoying his retirement to do business, and there is nothing wrong with that.

Floyd earned the position he is in, to charge millions by fighting anyone he wants. A businessman offers him money. He accepts, and people pay to watch the fight. He is not stealing from anyone.

Yes, we know Floyd is still fit to fight professionals and we'd like to see him face real challenges, but he's done that throughout his Olympic and professional career, so don't expect a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2 or for him to come out of retirement to fight Prime Canelo.