WATCH: Floyd Mayweather Jr stuns fans by unofficially confirming fight with YouTuber Deji

Floyd Mayweather is set to fight Mikuru Asakura in an exhibition bout on September 24 in Japan.

Tanishq SharmaAuthor

Updated - 22 September 2022 06:56 PM

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Following his recent claims for a rematch against Irish fighter Conor McGregor, the unbeatable American boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has shocked the world by unofficially confirming his exhibition fight with KSI's brother YouTube star Deji on Wednesday.

Notably, Fl oy d Mayweather is set to fight Mikuru Asakura in an exhibition bout on September 24 in Japan and the former world champion boxer has expressed his inclination to face Conor McGregor again.

In an interview with TMZ Sports, Mayweather talked about his upcoming bout in Japan against Asakura and said, "This Saturday, which in Japan will be Sunday, I have an exhibition with a hell of a fighter from Japan. I think he's big in UFC and also big on YouTube."

Further, Mayweather went on to talk about fighting YouTuber Deji in Dubai. He claimed,  "And then I got one with the guy, Deji, I wanna make sure his name is right, Deji right?...we will be doing an exhibition in Dubai at the Coca Cola Arena and that is in November"

Mayweather has the experience of fighting a YouTuber as the 45-year-old boxing veteran fought American YouTuber Logan Paul at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida in June 2021. On the other hand, Deji defeated  fellow YouTuber Yousef "Fousey" at the Misfits Boxing event in his first pro bout.

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