Floyd Mayweather wins £126k after placing bet on NFL's Packers to defeat 49ers

Floyd Mayweather wins £126k after placing bet on NFL's Packers to defeat 49ers

- Floyd Mayweather gambled with £24,000 in an NFL game and won a huge amount

- NFL club Green Bay Packers defeated San Francisco 49ers and Mayweather went home with £126,000

- The undefeated retired boxer last stepped into the ring in an exhibition fight in 2018

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Floyd Mayweather is still raking in money despite not throwing a punch after he won a bet with NFL club Green Bay Packers, The Sun.

The retired undefeated boxing champion won a £150,000 bet with a profit of £126,000 after the Packers defeat the San Francisco 49ers in a football game.

Mayweather watched the match at a pool party with waitresses dressed in bikini outfits at the Circa in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather wins £126k after placing bet on NFL's Packers to defeat 49ers

Floyd Mayweather wins £126k after placing bet on NFL's Packers to defeat 49ers. Photo by Ethan Miller
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While drinks were served in the pool party, Mayweather focused on the prize as his gamble paid off after the Packers won the 79ers by 34-17.

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After the game, the 43-year-old filmed himself in a red Chevrolet Super Sport with his cash winnings laid out on the passenger's seat and was wearing a diamond-encrusted necklace.

Mayweather's last professional fight was against UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017 and fought in an exhibition bout against featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan a year later.

He still holds the undefeated 50-0 record but has ruled out coming out of retirement to face another boxer.

However, the billionaire sportsman is willing to get back into the ring in an exhibition fight or battle with an MMA fighter.

Mayweather told CNN:

"As of right now, I'm doing exhibitions. I'm 100 per cent sure that I'm not fighting against any boxer anymore.
"So, that's out of the question. I mean, just my faculties mean a lot to me.
"Money don't make me, I make money and my health is more important than money.
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"As far as me doing exhibitions and me fighting MMA guys, will I do that in a boxing ring? Absolutely."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Anthony Joshua is billed to take on Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev on December 12 at the O2 Arena in London as the British-Nigerian boxer defend his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles.

Kubrat Pulev and Tyson Fury’s promoter Bob Arum has suggested Joshua will be defeated by the Bulgarian when they finally take into the rings.

Record shows Joshua is set to battle a very strong and tactical boxer who has just lost once in his entire boxing career which was against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2014.

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