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Floyd Mayweather vs Deji LIVE: Stream, latest updates and result plus Tommy Fury fight recap

Re-live round-by-round updates after Mayweather and Deji went head to head in Dubai, with Tommy Fury in action on the undercard

Alex Pattle
Combat Sports Correspondent
Sunday 13 November 2022 22:34 GMT
The Legend Of Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather made a swift return to the ring as he took on Deji in Dubai on Sunday, stopping the YouTube star two months after his last outing.

Mayweather, who held world titles in numerous weight-classes in a glistening in-ring career, retired unbeaten in 2017 with a late TKO win against former UFC champion Conor McGregor. Since then, the American, 45, has competed exclusively in exhibition contests, stopping kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa in 2018 and mixed martial artist Mikuru Asakura this September, and going the distance with YouTuber Logan Paul last year and fellow ex-boxer Don Moore this May.

On Sunday, Mayweather fought Deji, brother of fellow YouTube star KSI and the American’s least-qualified opponent yet. Briton Deji (real name Oladeji Olatunji) entered the bout with a losing boxing record but had recently secured his first win, stopping fellow YouTuber Fousey in August. The 25-year-old was clearly out of his depth in Dubai, with Mayweather toying with him throughout the fight before securing a TKO in the sixth round. On the undercard, Tommy Fury – half-brother of heavyweight boxing champion Tyson – went the distance with Rolly Lambert in an exhibition bout, after the Briton’s scheduled pro clash with Paul Bamba fell through eight hours before it was set to take place.

Re-live updates from Mayweather vs Deji and Fury vs Lambert:


Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Thank you for following our live coverage of tonight’s fights! We’ll see you next time.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 22:17

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 22:33

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Mayweather encourages Deji to keep chasing his boxing dream.

“You’re a hell of a fighter, a hell of a competitor.”

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 22:06

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Mayweather embraces Deji.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 22:02

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 6

More clinching from Deji in this round, and Mayweather allows the Briton to throw some more punches.

Eventually, however, the former world champion corners Deji and unloads punches!

The fight is waved off!

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 22:01

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 5

A frustrated Deji grapples a bit more in this round, clinching Mayweather and driving him to the ropes.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 21:58

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 4

Mayweather switches stances and unloads hooks to the head of Deji, plus a few uppercuts to the body.

Now Mayweather wings hooks to the head of the YouTuber.

Mayweather is warned for throwing a few body shots too low.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 21:56

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 3

This time, between rounds, Mayweather does some ‘pad work’ with his coach’s hands.

Mayweather mocks Deji during the third round, waving his hands around. Deji lands one decent uppercut, but only after Mayweather fires off a few of his own.

Mayweather laughs after catching the Briton with a counter left hook. As the round ends, he does a pirouette in the corner of the ring then dances away...

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 21:52

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 2

Mayweather takes the ring girl’s card between rounds...

He’s playing with Deji now. As the second round reaches its conclusion, the former world champion unloads a light flurry of punches as Deji is backed up against the ropes, before skipping away as the YouTuber misses with one wild overhand right.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 21:50

Mayweather vs Deji LIVE

Round 1

Mayweather is busier than in any of his other exhibitions so far!

He backs up Deji and flicks out light shots, including some crosses to the body and head of the YouTuber.

Mayweather’s hands are low and he is taunting his opponent, toying with him, too. Lots of good head movement.

Mayweather lands a long right hook while skipping away as the round comes to an end.

A jab to the body is about as good as it gets from Deji.

Alex Pattle13 November 2022 21:47

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