Mayweather vs Chalmers: Fight time, undercard, latest odds, prediction, ring walks tonight
Floyd Mayweather fights in London for the first time tonight as he faces former reality television star Aaron Chalmers in his latest boxing exhibition.
The O2 Arena is the latest stop on the Mayweather money tour, following his win over YouTuber Deji in a bizarre event in Dubai last year.
His latest assignment is Chalmers, who is best known for appearing in the MTV show Geordie Shore. The 35-year-old has had seven MMA fights, joining Bellator in 2017, though the last of those came three years ago when he was beaten for the second time.
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Chalmers has since moved into the boxing ring, with his one and only professional bout resulting in a points win over Alexander Zeledon last year.
Mayweather, 50-0 as a professional and entirely untroubled in this string of exhibition fights, was originally due to face Liam Harrison, but the Muay Thai figher from Leeds pulled out with injury.
Mayweather vs Chalmers date, start time, venue and ring walks
Mayweather vs Chalmers takes place tonight, February 25, 2023 at the O2 Arena in London.
The ring walks for the main event should be at around 10pm GMT, though as ever those times are subject to change depending on the undercard.
Mayweather vs Chalmers purse
The fight purses for Saturday’s bout have not been officially confirmed, but Mayweather is set for another huge pay day.
Mayweather was paid in the region of £28million for his exhibition last year against Deji, while he took home around £15m when stopping Japanese mixed martial artist Mikuru Asakura in the second round in Saitama in September.
Mayweather vs Chalmers fight card/undercard in full
Floyd Mayweather vs Aaron Chalmers
Natalie Nunn vs Tommie Lee
Ulysses Diaz vs Khalas Karim
J’Hon Ingram vs Declan Kenna
Antonio Zepeda vs Christopher Lovejoy
Kevin Johnson vs Mike Hales
How to watch Mayweather vs Chalmers
TV channel and live stream: In the UK, Saturday’s event is being broadcast live on the Zeus Network.
The pay-per-view will cost £24.88, with fans able to watch it on the Zeus website or app.
Live blog: Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated LIVE blog of the entire card.
Mayweather vs Chalmers fight prediction
Here we go again.
Chalmers has at least some combat experience, though to say this is a step up from his one previous professional bout would be somewhat of an understatement.
Against Deji, Mayweather spent most of the night dancing around and showing off, only really engaging seriously when he got caught for the first time.
This is likely to be go at least a few rounds too, assuming Mayweather is happy to play along and Chalmers doesn’t goad the American.
A stoppage can be expected somewhere towards the end of the scheduled eight rounds.
Mayweather vs Chalmers weigh-in results
Mayweather skipped the official weigh-in on Friday afternoon, instead taking to the scales privately. It was announced that he weighed in at 155lbs.
Chalmers came in slightly heavier at 161lbs, and insisted he was not fazed by his opponent’s no-show.
Mayweather vs Chalmers betting odds
Mayweather to win: 1/16
Chalmers to win: 7/1
Fight to go the distance: 11/10
Odds via SkyBet (subject to change).