Floyd Mayweather batters Deji but could KSI or Jake Paul be next?

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Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition bout with Deji was intended not to have an official winner, but the former pound for pound superstar ended matters in the sixth round when he had his man cornered. 

Mayweather had toyed with Deji from the opening bell and there was always a feeling surrounding the event that he could force an early finish.  

After spending much of the contest carrying KSI’s brother, Mayweather had seen enough before deciding to go through his impressive repertoire to end Deji’s challenge. 

On a show littered with numerous crossover fighters, Mayweather might not have to look far for his next opponent.  

Jake Paul sat ringside for Tommy Fury’s exhibition with Rolly Lambert while KSI was also in attendance supporting Deji. 

2023 is almost certain to see the aforementioned names feature on another event, but who will they all face?  

Mayweather is enjoying life on the exhibition circuit, and his most lucrative contest in this world could be just around the corner. 

All updates from tonight's show can be found below.


Mayweather exhibition stopped

Floyd Mayweather goes from clown to serious in a heartbeat as he shows Deji the difference in levels by stopping him in round number six. Mayweather had joked throughout the bout and never once looked like he was treating the contest with respect. That all changed in the sixth session when the Michigan man stepped up his attacks and halted the Brit as he tried to survive in the corner.

We're still waiting for the main event

Floyd Mayweather and Deji should start any minute now.

Jake Paul and John Fury clash

Jake Paul and John Fury had to be seperated by security. Fury launched several insults at Paul, who was situated at commentary, but the popular YouTuber fired back. Security was on hand before matters escalated. 

Fury and Lambert complete exhibition

Tommy Fury and Rolly Lambert spent the bulk of their bout clowning around rather than fighting. Their exhibition contest has no winner and that's the right call considering the amount of showboating going on.

Ingram and Tanaka entertain in exhibition

J'Hon Ingram and Koji Tanaka didn't take a backwards step between them as they put on a brilliant show that had no winner. The pair went at it from the opening bell and the audience in attendance were delighted with their efforts.

Herrera dominates Manzanilla

Franklin Manzanilla was no match Jaider Herrera as he failed to come out for the sixth session following a schooling from the Cuban. Herrera was in control from the outset and after handing out plenty of punishment, Manzanilla decided he wanted no more. Herrera moves to 9-0.

Taylor calls out Fury

Not content with being dominant against Jack Fincham, Anthony Taylor wants more. He's just issued a challenge to Tommy Fury. 

Taylor looks better fighter in exhibition against Fincham

There was no winner in the Anthony Taylor vs. Jack Fincham bout due to it being an exhibition, but Taylor was in control for large portions. Fincham now has an idea of what it takes to be a fighter and he'll have a big decision to make on whether he wishes to make this a full time job. 

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