Floyd Mayweather plans to fight five more fights similar to the exhibition he took part in late last year against Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan, saying he could earn as much as $80 million by doing so.
Mayweather, who renewed his official retirement after defeating Conor McGregor in what was, for now at least, his last professional fight, appears to have found another way to make money out of the boxing without having to put his undefeated record in jeopardy, after telling TMZ that he plans to fight in a series of exhibitions this year.
The first, he says, will come in July and will be against a “Japanese boxer, a former boxer.“
Mayweather was contracted by Japanese fight promotion RIZIN to box their prized asset, Nasuwaka, last year and Mayweather made quick work of the 20-year-old kickboxer, knocking him down several times within the first round.
“I got another one in July, same rules, always my rules. It’s a Japanese boxer, a former boxer from what I heard, I got a call today. In exhibitions this year alone, I think I got about four or five exhibitions this year… I’ll make about $80 million, this year.”
For Mayweather, it’s all about keeping his brain safe.
“It’s all about being smart,” he said. “My faculties are very important.“
Mayweather’s newfound method of making money appears to indicate that his time as a professional has come to an end.
This way he remains undefeated, but still makes his money.
What a con artist.
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