It’s no secret what going down in Miami, Florida this Sunday. Veteran boxer Floyd Mayweather (50-0) is ready to step back into the ring with YouTube sensation, Logan Paul (0-1). The bout began after an altercation broke out between Mayweather and Paul’s brother Jake Paul at a press conference. What a lot of viewers didn’t expect was when the news dropped a few days ago that this bout is an exhibition fight. This means there will be no winners, no judges, and only eight 3-minute rounds. So, why buy it?
Well, if you’re into making a little quick cash on the side, online sportsbook Bovada released their predictions for the fight. With no surprise, Mayweather stands a large -1000 favorite with Paul coming as a +600 underdog. So, in order to make any profit, you would need to wager $1,000 to get $100 with a Mayweather win, while a $100 bet on Paul winning would profit you $600.
Looking at Odds Shark sporting betting calculator, Mayweather’s odds of -1000 show a win probability of 90.91. Paul’s odds of +600 have an implied win probability of 14.29 percent. This prediction even seems to be a little generous toward the underdog against the king of boxing.
Main card (Showtime PPV at 8 p.m. ET)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina
Jarret Hurd vs. Luis Arias
Chad Johnson vs. Brian Maxwell
Prelims (YouTube at 5 p.m. ET)
Jean Torres vs. Zack Kuhn
Adrian Benton vs. Pedro Cruz
Micky Scala vs. Adam Ramirez
Viddal Riley vs. Quintell Thompson
Jalil Hackett vs. Angelo Diaz
Dorian Khan vs. Jonathan Conde
The most convenient way to stream this online without cable is via Fanmio for $49.99.
US viewers can watch via Showtime for $49.99 to watch the fight.
Will you buy the fight knowing that there isn’t a true winner? Leave a comment below with your thoughts!
This article was originally published on GREY Journal.