After Floyd Mayweather has not lost a fight during his bus career, the American boxer will now hope to maintain this impressive record in the virtual world, has agreed to represent him “digital-like” in front of sports legends.
This joint venture, announced Thursday, between Mayweather and the TV broadcasting platform Vivi and the virtual entertainment company Spink, allows for the organization of some of the greatest struggles of all time that would not have been realized in the real world.
He submitted that this project came at a time to cope with the interruption of sports competitions in the world because of the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Representatives of the three parties said in a statement, “The unprecedented virtual disputes will be exclusive to the TV broadcast platform and its pay-per-view partners, which will be announced to them soon.”
Spink will work with Mayweather to develop a digital version of the boxer and expects to reach similar agreements with other prominent boxers in the coming weeks.
Mayweather, who fought 50 fights without defeat, was famous for his defensive skills, great moves in the feet and dribbling his head, making him always an elusive target, even against the best boxers in the world.
His last professional career was in August 2017 after winning the artistic knockout blow in the tenth round over Irish Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts champion.