Ex-UFC fighter amazes boxing world with intense bare knuckle bout victory on Floyd Mayweather vs. John Gotti III undercard

Tonight against John Gotti, Floyd Mayweather entered the ring again. Though largely overshadowed by Floyd’s ring entrance, an ex-UFC fighter also achieved an incredible victory in his bare-knuckle debut.

At the FLA Live Arena in Florida the event featuring ‘Money’ took place. However, despite having a great start, the event ended in mayhem. 

Hector Lombard-Eric Turner bare-knuckle boxing bout thrills spectators

Eric Turner and former UFC fighter Hector Lombard engaged in a bare-knuckle boxing bout. By decision, Lombard defeated Eric Turner in their four-round fight.

Lombard, who joined the world of boxing in 2020, utilized his explosive MMA-style striking and Judo skills to defeat Eric in the bare-knuckle battle. Fans were super delighted to see Hector perform so incredibly well. 

The Cuban – Australian fighter participated in the UFC, Bellator, and other MMA organizations over the course of his lengthy mixed martial arts career. The seasoned combat sportsman competed mainly in the middleweight and welterweight divisions, posting a career record of 34 wins and 10 losses.


Floyd Mayweather toying with John Gotti III in the ring

After defeating Conor McGregor in 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Mayweather called quits on his 20-year professional boxing career. However, ‘Money’ continued to be involved in boxing even after he retired, as seen by his participation in a series of exhibition fights much to the dismay of many fans.

Floyd once more displayed his boxing skills tonight against John in yet another exhibition match. Fans saw Mayweather completely dominate his opponent in the fight, much as he did back in the glory days of his boxing career.

Another reason why everyone was interested in the fight was because it involved John Gotti III, the late mob boss John Gotti’s grandson and head of the New York City Gambino crime family.


Floyd has always struggled with maintaining his reputation owing to his activities both inside and outside the ring. Earlier, he confronted youtube turned boxer Jake Paul, which later turned out to be fake.

He also fought against Logan Paul but couldn’t finish the wrestler, which according to many damaged his undefeated record. Did you enjoy the Mayweather exhibition bout tonight? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section. 

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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