Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul bout rescheduled for June 6 in Florida

The on-again, off-again fight between retired Hall of Fame boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and YouTube star Logan Paul is back on again. 

The crossover bout was originally scheduled for Feb. 20, but it was postponed due to coronavirus restrictions. 

However, both Paul and Mayweather Productions announced on Tuesday a new date and location: Saturday, June 6, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. 

Mayweather, 44, retired from boxing in 2015 with a 49-0 record, but came out out of retirement two years later to defeat Conor McGregor. He also defeated kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition bout in 2018.

The historic crossover event is signed & sealed! ✍🏽
Mayweather vs. Paul live at Hard Rock 🏟 Sunday, June 6th 🥊 #MayweatherPaul#BraggingRightspic.twitter.com/GLa0S9gWQl

Paul, 26, is 0-1 as a professional boxer, losing to fellow YouTuber KSI in November 2019.

He is the brother of Jake Paul, who knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson on the undercard of the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. bout last November.

The fight is the latest in a burgeoning pay-per-view market pitting established boxers against YouTube celebrities, with much of the interest fueled by the fighters' extensive social media networks. 

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