Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring this year following his dominant performance against Don Moore in Abu Dhabi. Now fully focused on partaking in exhibition contests against a range of opponents, Mayweather’s ring activities are set to continue in 2022 with no confirmation on who the former pound-for-pound superstar will face next.
This weekend, Mayweather was able to get past Moore, his former sparring partner, with relative ease. The Michigan fighter was in control from start to finish, and after increasing his output in the bout’s second half, Mayweather was able to drop Moore in the final session. After a successful showing against Moore, Mayweather has vowed to compete again.
"I will bring another fight back to the UAE this year, [The opponent] is a secret,” said Mayweather when speaking with Boxing Scene. “I don't want to let the cat out the bag right now, but we have an opponent, and I choose the UAE.
"It's been a little rollercoaster ride for all of the fighters. I want to commend the fighters on just being patient. These types of things happen in life. We go through ups. We go through downs, but we stand strong, stand together, and we made it happen.
"I just want to say thank you to everyone that's here. I want to say thank you to everyone in the whole UAE for having patience and all of the fighters up here who are unbelievable and the sponsors."