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Floyd Mayweather vs Don Moore: when is the press conference and weigh-in?

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather will have another exhibition fight, this time with fellow American Don Moore. Catch some of the pre-bout action.

Gidget Alikpala
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Boxing great Floyd Mayweather will have another exhibition fight, this time with fellow American Don Moore. Catch some of the pre-bout action.
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Floyd Mayweather is back to give fans some boxing excitement. He will face undefeated Don Moore in an eight-round exhibition clash on Saturday, on the helipad of a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Mayweather-Moore press conference in Nigeria

In the final press conference before the fight, the boxing icon-turned-promoter talked about his relationship with his opponent, who used to be his sparring partner.

“Don Moore, as well as Badou Jack (a former training partner), we trained in the gym together. When they were younger than I was, I was already a professional. So I turned professional in 1996, I come from a boxing family, had a great career. But it’s not all about me, it’s about all of us as one,” said Mayweather.

The two fighters exhibited respect for one another, and both promised a good show.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore weigh-in

Their weigh-in will take place on Friday. Moore has fought mostly as a featherweight, while Mayweather has been a champion in five weight divisions.

Mayweather retired in in 2017 with an undefeated record, and he has since fought in two exhibition matches, first with kickboxer Tension Nasukawa in 2018, then more recently against YouTuber Logan Paul in June last year.

Moore also has no losses on his record (18-0-1), and like Mayweather, he has also retired. He last fought against DeShaun Williams in 2016.

Floyd Mayweather will face Don Moore on Saturday, May 14, on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Undercard action begins at 2:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. PT, while the exhibition fight will begin at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT.

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