FLOYD MAYWEATHER has teased an exhibition bout with YouTube star ‘Money Kicks’ in Dubai.
It comes after the boxing legend announced he will RETURN to the ring on February 20 in the Middle East.
He did not reveal an opponent, but was asked about facing 19-year-old social media influencer Money Kicks – real name Rashed Belhasa.
Mayweather, 44, replied: "I spoke with [advisor] James McNair about Money Kicks.
"We don't really know, I think since he's from here it would be great, it's going to be a very special crowd, not too many people.
"So if you get a chance to come here, you must know that you're very, very special for this event.
"But the kid Money Kicks is doing great things and I'm liking what I'll see."
Money Kicks has a record of just 2-0, with white collar wins against unknown pair Anas Elshayib and Ajmal Khan.
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Whereas Mayweather is the 50-0 self-proclaimed 'Best Ever' – who retired as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
The American officially hung up the gloves in 2017 after beating ex-UFC champion Conor McGregor, 33, in a lucrative crossover bout.
But he has returned twice since, both in exhibitions, starting with a one round demolition job over featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, 23.
More recently, in June he was taken the distance over eight rounds by YouTuber Logan Paul, 26, who weighed TWO STONE more.
Mayweather insisted afterwards his time in the boxing ring had come to an end – both in a professional and spectacle capacity.
But it appears the sport's richest ever fighter has once more had a change of heart, and is now planning on bringing several events to the Middle East.
And he will start by fighting on top of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah's HELIPAD, in front of a limited audience.
Mayweather has previously distanced himself from ever coming back to traditional boxing and doubled down on valuing this as entrainment, opposed to sport.
He said: "Well, I don't like to call what I'm doing a fight. I like to call it a limited edition boxing showcase. Because it's bigger than just boxing."
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