Mayweather Boxing Event In Dubai Featuring Anderson Silva Canceled

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Boxing Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather’s instrumentality to the boxing ringing volition beryllium rescheduled aft his Dubai accumulation against Don Moore was canceled.

TMZ Sports was the first to study the quality of the Mayweather/Moore accumulation being canceled this weekend.

Mayweather and Moore were expected to vie astatine the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah edifice connected Saturday. The cancelation is owed to the decease of United Arab Emirates president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the federation volition observe an authoritative mourning play of 40 days.

After the passing of the UAE president, Mayweather took to Instagram to wage tribute.

“Sending my condolences to the full UAE,” Mayweather posted Friday. “RIP Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed.”

Mayweather has yet to publically remark connected the event’s cancelation but the combat is expected to beryllium rescheduled to a aboriginal date.

Mayweather and Moore are erstwhile sparring partners and are some undefeated successful their nonrecreational boxing careers. However, Mayweather is arguably the top boxer to ever bash it with a 50-0 record.

Mayweather fought against YouTuber turned boxer Logan Paul successful a non-scored accumulation past summer, with galore believing helium earned the triumph if scorecards were given. The combat wasn’t sanctioned successful Florida owed to the carnal discrepancy betwixt Paul and Mayweather.

Mayweather was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame past twelvemonth on with erstwhile champions specified arsenic Andre Ward and Ann Wolfe.

UFC fable Anderson Silva was also expected to marque his boxing return against Brazilian Bruno Machado connected the card.

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