The latest update is according to the South China Morning Post, former champion Floyd Mayweather, 42, is being lined up for another exhibition bout in China.
The Mission Hills Group has invited media members to attend a press conference in Haikou, Hainan on September 18 to announce Mayweather’s ‘first fight in China’. The contest would take place in 2020.
A spokesperson told the Post, “The press conference will announce that Mayweather will hold a boxing match in China next year, We have already got the Hainan government’s temporary approval for this event.
“But everything needs to be confirmed with Floyd as well. The details are not 100 percent confirmed yet. We are in the process of negotiating details with Mayweather’s management.”
The post added, “This match aims to enhance the friendship between two powerful nations through boxing, gaining popularity for Hainan in the role of an international tourism island and achieving Mission Hills’ vision of bringing world-class sports events to Haikou,”