watch a Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream: plus date, time, rules and card details

It may not quite be Ali vs Frazier or Canelo vs GGG, but you can bet your bottom dollar that Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul is going to bring in some serious PPV tickets. If you’re among the millions who want to tune into this one, then we have all the information you need right here on how to watch a Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream – including the date, time, full card and more.

Mayweather is one of the greatest to have ever stepped into the boxing ring and has an unblemished 50-0 professional record. He’s a fighter with unrivalled punching accuracy, who could dodge a bullet if he wanted to.

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul live stream

Date: Sunday, June 6

Venue: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Event start time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT / 1am BST / 10am AEST

Mayweather vs Paul time (approx): Midnight ET / 9pm PT / 5am BST / 2pm AEST

PPV options: Showtime (US) / Sky Sports Box Office (UK) / Main Event (AU) / Fanmio (RoW)

However, he’s 44 and used to fighting opponents around 50lb lighter and six-inches shorter than YouTuber-turned-brawler Logan Paul.

But can he make it count? Logan Paul has only fought professionally once – a defeat at the hands of a fellow novice who was both shorter and lighter than him – whereas Mayweather has beaten all of the fellow greats of his era, including the famously hard-hitting Diego Corrales. But Logan Paul did manage to steal Mayweather’s cap at the press conference, so at least he’s got that!

Love it or hate it, this could be intriguing contest that will almost certainly end with a heavily battered ego. Here’s all you need to know about Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul date, time, live stream options and more.

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Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul

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Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul: time and date

This will be Mayweather’s first fight in 28 months, and Logan Paul’s first in a year and a half – the event is set to take place on Sunday, May 6.

Showtime’s PPV presentation is slated to start at 8pm ET / 5pm PT, so we’d expect the fighters to head to the ring at around midnight ET / 9pm PT. That’s 5am BST in the UK and 2pm AEST in Australia on Sunday, May 7.

Where to watch Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul in the US

US folk looking for a Mayweather vs Paul live stream will need shell out $49.99 on the pay-per-view event on Showtime. You can get Showtime on a selection of devices including iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV (4th Gen+), Roku, Xbox One, as well as simply on its website.

Across the Atlantic in the UK, it’s been announced as a Sky Sports Box Office pay-per-view at a price of £16.95. Now that’s actually cheaper than most events on the platform, but that hasn’t stopped a lot of people on social media deriding the cost. To be clear, this won’t make up part of your usual Sky Sports or Sky TV packages.

Australian fight fans won’t be surprised to see Main Event’s name attached to this one, Orders are open, and it’s priced up at $49.95.

Not in those countries? Both Floyd and Logan are promoting little-known Fanmio alongside Showtime as the official website for PPVs as the ‘worldwide’ streaming option. Fanmio is charging $49.99 and it comes with a free t-shirt and you get entered into a contest to win a “video meet and greet”!

How to watch Mayweather vs Logan Paul if you’re away from your country

As we say, PPV platforms have this wrapped up pretty much everywhere. But if you’re abroad and discover that your coverage is geo-blocked, then the only alternative that we know is to use a VPN to dial in to a country that is showing the fight.

The software is generally ideal for this as it allows you to change your IP address and appear to be in a completely different location – and all through a safe, encrypted connection. Here’s how to get started.

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But please note, for obvious reasons, we haven’t been able to actively verify that Express or any other VPN works effectively with the PPV platforms mentioned above.

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul full card

Thanks to failed drug tests and late announcements, it took a while for the full match card to take shape. But this is now the official line-up:

  • Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul
  • Badou Jack vs Dervin Colina
  • Jarrett Hurd vs Luis Arias
  • Chad Johnson vs Brian Maxwell

Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul

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Mayweather vs Logan Paul rules: how it will work

You weren’t expecting a regular Queensberry rules bout of pugilism were you? Well, this is going to work rather differently.

For starters, there will be no judges present and so no official winner can be announced (although knockouts are allowed and the referee is permitted to stop the fight if things get out of hand). It will take place over eight three-minute rounds.

And just in case the remarkable happens and Paul manages to KO Mayweather, the boxer’s perfect 50-0 record isn’t under threat as the ‘result’ won’t appear on any official records. It’s the very definition of an exhibition match.

Who is Floyd Mayweather?

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all time – and widely considered to be the very best the sport has ever seen.

The 44-year-old won all 50 of his professional fights, the first of those against Roberto Apodaca in October 1996, the last against Conor McGregor in August 2017.

He’s won 15 major world titles across a multitude of weight divisions, and defeated some of the biggest stars in boxing, including Canelo, Manny Pacquiao, Ricky Hatton, Oscar De La Hoya and José Luis Castillo.

Having retired from boxing three times, Mayweather is consistently linked with a return to the ring – the biggest factor being the size of the purse.

He won his first exhibition match after the end of his professional career emphatically, knocking down kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa three times in the first round before the towel was thrown in.

Floyd Mayweather

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Who is Logan Paul?

Logan ‘The Maverick’ Paul is an internet personality who rose to stardom via his YouTube channel, though in recent years he’s sought to expand his fame largely by stoking controversy and causing offense.

The 26-year-old has also forged an extremely lucrative boxing career, which started with a white-collar amateur bout with fellow YouTuber KSI in August 2018.

The fight was declared a majority draw, but KSI won the rematch – this time a professional fight – by split decision in November 2019.

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