World-class boxing and entertainment company Global Titans announced last week that Dubai would play host to the first series of ‘Global Titans Fight Night’. Exclusively broadcasting LIVE on DAZN PPV & FITE TV PPV, this event looks to be a historic moment in the UAE sporting calendar due to its headline bout that pits the sports legend – Floyd Mayweather against the Gen-Z YouTube sensation turned pro-boxer Deji.
This revamped epic boxing match will take place at the Coca-Cola Arena on the 13th of November.
Keeping in line with Global Titans’ vision of bridging the world of music and sport, the event will see titans from the boxing world, and superstar entertainers create meet to create an unforgettable spectacle that will be broadcasted to millions worldwide. The event will also launch the Global Titans Boxing Academy and foundation established in 2023 to provide opportunities for the next generation of boxers belonging to underprivileged communities.
Floyd “Money” Mayweather commented on his upcoming appearance, “I am delighted to bring this incredible boxing experience to Dubai. Global Titans will give fans an unrivalled boxing match with a huge undercard. It is an honour to be a part of such an iconic event in an iconic city, and I would like to thank the Global Titans team for reaching out to me and giving back so much to the sport I love.”
Global YouTube boxing star Deji Olatunji commented on his upcoming match against Mayweather, “Huge thanks to Global Titans and my team for creating this incredible opportunity. It’s a privilege to be headlining this phenomenal spectacle in Dubai, against the all-time great ‘Floyd Mayweather”. This is going to be fun!”
The Global Titans Boxing Academy, to launch in 2023, is designed to provide the opportunity for the next generation of young boxers to be mentored and trained by some of the best boxing coaches and trainers on the planet. The academy will provide aspiring fighters with opportunities to participate in a global roster of events and give them a career path in professional boxing.
MAYWEATHER VS. DEJI FIGHT DATE, START TIME
- Date: Sunday, November 13
- Time: 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET
- The fight takes place in the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai.
- The main card will get underway at 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET.
MAYWEATHER VS. DEJI ON DAZN
The card will also stream live on DAZN PPV in the United States and Canada (USD $14.99 / CAD $14.99 for current subscribers), United Kingdom and Ireland (£16.99 / €16.99 for current subscribers), Australia (AUD $44.99 for current subscribers), New Zealand (NZD $24.99 for current subscribers) and Japan (JPY 2,400 for current subscribers). You can sign up for a subscription here.