Floyd Mayweather exhibition fight in Dubai postponed due to death of UAE president
MOSCOW, May 13 – The exhibition fight of American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. with Don Moore, which was supposed to take place on Saturday in Dubai, was postponed due to the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Reuters reported, citing the organizers of the event.
The President of the UAE passed away on May 13 at the age of 73, a 40-day mourning was declared in the country, and the work of all public and private sector organizations was suspended for three days.
The fight was supposed to take place on a helipad on the roof of a hotel. A new date for the event will be announced soon.
Mayweather fought his last fight in August 2017, defeating Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. Mayweather is an undefeated boxer, the American has 50 wins (27 by knockout).