Floyd Mayweather's comeback fight against Don Moore will be rescheduled "very soon", confirm event organizers

Event organizers have confirmed that the exhibition bout between FLOYD MAYWEATHER (Don Moore) in Dubai will be rescheduled very shortly. Former..

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Event organizers have confirmed that the exhibition bout between FLOYD MAYWEATHER (Don Moore) in Dubai will be rescheduled "very shortly".

Former sparring partners will fight tonight at Burj Al Arab Hotel HELIPAD 700ft above the sea level.



Floyd Mayweather and Don Moore during a Miami press conference (TAG1]

With less than 24 hours remaining, however, the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zyed, a 73-year old UAE President, forced the cancellation of the entire event.

Mayweather hosted the pay-per view show along with FrontRow, Global Titans Fight Series and Global Titans Fight Series.

Even though the boxing legend did not break his silence yet, a statement confirmed that the postponement had been made.

It stated: "Out of deepest regard and due to Force Majeure, Global Titans Dubai, which was to take place at the Burj Al Arabjumeirah hotel on May 14th, has been delayed until further notice. A new date will be announced very soon."

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Khalifa was also a tribute to Mayweather, who posted: "Sending condolences the entire UAE. RIP Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed."

Pictures showed that the ring was already set up hours before the cancellation, with the undercard fighters trying to get to grips.

The UAE's Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced a 40-day mourning period and a three day suspension of all ministry work.

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This ultimately caused Mayweather's exhibition to be postponed without any official word about a new date.

Khalifa, the leader of the UAE since 2004, was thought to be worth approximately $120 million.

He is also half-brother to Sheikh Mansour who purchased Manchester City's football club in 2008.

Mayweather, 45, spent the week in Dubai training and promoting for the fight with Moore, 42.

Tickets purchased as NFTs for the equivalent of PS150,000 cost only 20-40 VIP fans.

Mayweather, who was retiring from the UFC in 2017, after defeating Conor McGregor (33) in a UFC exhibition bout, was scheduled to box in Mayweather's third exhibition bout.

First, he was confronted by featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Naukawa (23 years old in 2018) and then Logan Paul (27 years old last June).



The Burj Al Arab hotel's helipad is decorated with a ring.

Floyd Mayweather in Dubai training