Floyd Mayweather vs Don Moore canceled due to the death of the president of the United Arab Emirates
The exhibition fight of the former world boxing champion in five weight classes was scheduled for May 14 at the heliport of the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai.
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The exhibition fight of the former world boxing champion in five weight classes Floyd Mayweather against Don Moore, which was to take place on May 14 in Dubai, was canceled due to the death of the president of the United Arab Emirates and emir of Abu Dhabi Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. . This is reported by the TMZ and TalkSport portals.
Mayweather’s fight against his former training partner was supposed to take place at the helipad of the Burj Al Arab hotel.
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Sources told TMZ that it’s possible the fight could still take place next week.
Mayweather, 45, has not yet commented on the matter, only expressing his condolences on his pages on social networks in relation to the death of the head of state.
WAM reported on May 13 the death of the 73-year-old president of the United Arab Emirates. The country has declared 40-day mourning: the flags of all the emirates will be at half-staff and the work of official institutions will be suspended. Private sector work suspended for three days.
Mayweather finished his professional career in 2017 with a 50-0 win-loss record. Since then, he has had three exhibition fights, the last of which in June of last year, he failed to defeat blogger Logan Paul.
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