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Floyd Mayweather has blasted his critics of his exhibition bouts after revealing how much he has earned throughout the bouts in the last few years.
The former professional boxer – who won 15 major world championships, including two WBC light middleweight champion titles – has partaken in seven exhibition bouts since 2081.
And now, via a post on X – formerly Twitter – Michael Benson posted a clip of Mayweather brutally responding to his critics.
Speaking on his naysayers, he described them as ‘upset’ because of his success with exhibition boxing matches.
He joked: ‘[In] Dubai, [to] pick up a couple dollars’ before winking at the camera.
Mayweather hit back at critics for his exhibition boxing bouts in which he makes huge sums
Mayweather’s first exhibition bout was against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in 2018
‘They’re upset, see, they’re upset because… I’m smart, I cap all my faculties, I made a lot of smart investments.
‘When great people like Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, the Waltons the people that own Walmart and Walgreens, when they’re getting money in their 50s, 60s, 70s, even in their 80s and 90s – it’s ok.
‘A young kid like myself from the inner city, from the ghetto, I worked my way to the top. I was able to leave boxing on my own terms and keep all my faculties and a lot of my money.
‘They’re upset that I’m able to go out there and continue to make 40, 50, 60 million [dollars] outside the ring. You can’t get mad, it’s what God wanted’.
Mayweather first took to the ring for an exhibition match on New Year’s Eve in 2018 to take on Japanese kickboxer, Tenshin Nasukawa. His opponent was knocked down three times before Mayweather claimed victory in the first round.
The undefeated boxer went on to face YouTubers Logan Paul and YouTuber Deji Olatunji, with his Logan Paul clash generating an eye-watering £50million.
He amassed an impressive 15 major world championships during his professional career