Floyd Mayweather's exhibition fight in Dubai cancelled
The Global Titans Fight Series” card would not legally be allowed to proceed.
The much-hyped fight between Floyd Mayweather and Don More billed for Saturday ( 14 May 2022) at the helipad atop Burj Al Arab has been cancelled following the death of United Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
According to Emirates News Agency WAM, government officials have suspended “work in ministries, departments, federal and local institutions, and the private sector” for the next three days, in observance of the president’s death. Meaning the planned bouts on the “The Global Titans Fight Series” card would not legally be allowed to proceed.
In a swift response, the organiser of the event also release a statement after the sad event and regret all inconveniences as a new date for the event will soonest.
The statement reads:
“Out of deepest respect and due to these unforeseen circumstances of Force Majeure, the Global Titans Dubai event which was scheduled to take place on May 14th at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has been postponed until further notice, with a new date to be announced very soon,” the statement read.
“We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and reassure fans that this spectacular event will be staged in the future.”
Moore is a former sparring partner for the former five-division champion. Their bout was set to be an exhibition scrap and would not affect Floyd Mayweather’s unbeaten record.