- Boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather has arrived in Nigeria in style ahead of his return to the ring at the skies of Dubai on May 14
- Mayweather who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja in his $60 million private Jet is expected to take on Don Moore in a fight
- The Boxer who is considered the richest in the sport of boxing is visiting Africa for just the second time after his 2014 trip to South Africa
Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement once again and has scheduled an exhibition fight against Don Moore on May 14 in Dubai.
The 45-year-old boxer who is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter has arrived in Nigeria to promote his upcoming bout against Moore.
Mayweather who is known for his flamboyance arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in his private jet worth $60 million.
The American boxer also came into Nigeria with a convoy of RR wraith, RR Cullinan, Bentley Bentayga, 2022 Landcruiser Prado, Mercedes Benz S-class, Mercedes Benz GLE, 2018 Toyota Prado, and Toyota Hilux.
Mayweather is considered the richest boxer in the world. The boxer was voted the highest-paid athlete of the decade in 2019, with a career earnings of $915 million.
Mayweather reveals he won $42,500 betting after Canelo defeat
Meanwhile, Floyd Mayweather is a few more dollars richer after the boxer disclosed, he won $42,500 on betting on the Dmitry Bivol versus Canelo Alvarez bout.
According to a report via Daily Mail, the 45-year-old had a $10,000 bet on Dmitry Bivol to defeat Canelo Alvarez and the Russian claimed a unanimous decision victory over the Mexican legend.
Mayweather posted his winning receipt on his social media handle as a way of taunting Canelo Alvarez whom he once defeated.
Boxing promoter attacks Amokachi over Mayweather’s visit
Earlier, Sports Brief reported the president of the West African Boxing Union, Remi Aboderin, has accused former Nigerian international Daniel Amokachi of being part of those that organized Floyd Mayweather’s press conference in Nigeria.
Floyd Mayweather reportedly arrived in the Federal Capital Territory ahead of his return to the ring at the skies of Dubai on May 14.
But boxing stakeholder Remi Aboderin called out the organisers, saying Nigeria’s professional boxing body was not aware of Mayweather’s visit.