Floyd Mayweather net worth could soar as he explains Logan Paul fight purse

Floyd Mayweather has hit back at his critics on Instagram after revealing he will get paid $100million for fighting Youtube novice boxer Logan Paul.

The celebrity crossover pair were due to meet in February last year but the six-round bout has now been officially rescheduled for June 6 at the Hardrock Stadium in Miami.

Mayweather, 44, retired with an unblemished professional record of 50-0 and has since turned to exhibition bouts to top up his bank account after making $88million for a three-round contest in Japan.

Paul, 26, is famous for his "impaulsive" podcast and kickstarted the idea of Youtube rivals fighting. He has fought Britain's KSI twice and drew the first fight before losing the second by points decision.

Mayweather's comments on the fight with Paul have been controversial after the self-nick-named "Money" fighter revealed his guaranteed purse.

The former five-weight world champion told the Disruptive Entrepreneur podcast : “I can fight a fighter right now and I can guarantee myself $35million.

“Or me and Logan Paul can go out, entertain, have fun and make nine figures $100million or more.

“$35million for 12 rounds or $100million for six rounds – big difference.”

He's taunted fans about his vast wealth before as he has topped the Forbes rich list for sports stars numerous times.

Mayweather launched a fresh jab at fans when he posted a video of him training on a punch bag while it rained dollar bills.

The caption on the post stated: “They’re worried about the legacy, I’m worried about the currency.”

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