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‘I’ve seen holes in his game’ – Floyd Mayweather was ‘uncomfortable’ in last win as Deji’s coach opens up on exhibition

, ‘I’ve seen holes in his game’ – Floyd Mayweather was ‘uncomfortable’ in last win as Deji’s coach opens up on exhibition

FLOYD MAYWEATHER looked “uncomfortable” in his last fight, the boxing coach of YouTuber Deji said.

Mayweather recently boxed in his fourth exhibition bout since retiring from the professional game in 2017.

Daley Perales with Youtube boxer Deji

Floyd Mayweather is set to face Deji on November 13

The American knocked out Japanese MMA star Mikuru Asakura, 30, in two rounds but shipped some punches himself.

Mayweather, 45, returns on November 13 in a shock fight against Deji, 25, commonly known as KSI’s brother.

Trainer Daley Perales, who led Deji to victory in his last bout, is now tasked with drawing up tactics against the boxing legend.

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Perales told The Mirror: “Deji’s got better feet, better movement [than Asakura]. So a very smart game plan is needed.

“You have to be smart where you choose your battles with Floyd because you don’t want to get in a toe-to-toe war with him; he’s experienced and knows how to make you miss and make you pay for that miss.

“You have to be very cute how you go about things and I’ve seen holes in his game because, yeah, he’s getting older now.

“Against that Japanese guy on the weekend he got hit with a big right hook that sent his head back, a jab that snapped him back and he looked a bit uncomfortable on the ropes.

“The trademark lead right hand and then roll underneath it that Floyd normally does, yes, it still looked sharp, but it also looked a bit lazy.

, ‘I’ve seen holes in his game’ – Floyd Mayweather was ‘uncomfortable’ in last win as Deji’s coach opens up on exhibition


“He can’t stay young forever, can he? Deji’s just got to go in there and enjoy the experience because this is going to help him in the long term – he won’t be fighting Floyd ten more times, but this is going to help him in his YouTube boxing career.”

Mayweather officially retired after beating UFC superstar Conor McGregor, 34, in ten rounds.

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He has since faced  kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, 24, YouTuber Logan Paul, 27, and former sparring partner Don Moore in May.

Asakura was his latest opponent ahead of Mayweather’s eight-rounder with Deji.

The former gamer lost his first three fights but in August recorded his first win, stopping American Fousey, 32.

, ‘I’ve seen holes in his game’ – Floyd Mayweather was ‘uncomfortable’ in last win as Deji’s coach opens up on exhibitionAmerican Fousey was beaten by Deji

, ‘I’ve seen holes in his game’ – Floyd Mayweather was ‘uncomfortable’ in last win as Deji’s coach opens up on exhibition
Floyd Mayweather beat Mikuru Asakura in two rounds

Frequently Asked Questions

How to throw the jab

Follow this step-by-step guide to throw a jab.

  1. Get up with both feet.
  2. Move your arm to the top of your shoulder.
  3. Keep your fist in front of your target.
  4. After hitting your target arm, lift your arm up.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4.

Is it possible to learn boxing?

You can learn how to box. Just find a local boxing studio and sign up for a class. Many gyms offer classes for free, but you can also search Google for local boxing clubs.

Also, equipment like gloves and mouthpieces, headgear, as well as sparring partners will be required. Once you have the necessary equipment, you are ready to practice your punches or kicks.

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What are some ways I can improve my combat defense?

It is possible to improve your defensive capabilities by learning how smart you fight. You must know how to defend against attacks from all angles, and you must also know how to counterattack if necessary.

If you don’t fight well, you will not be able to handle any situation. You’ll just get beaten up. However, if your fight skills are solid, you’ll be ready to face any challenge.

Here are some ways to improve your defense.

  1. Be aware of where your opponent is attacking. This means that you have to pay attention to your opponent’s body language. If your opponent appears nervous, it could mean that he’s about to attack again.
  2. Keep your cool. Don’t panic. Instead, try to remain focused and relaxed.
  3. Block with your arms. Blocking with your arms is an effective and simple way to defend against attacks.
  4. Counterattack. Counterattack.
  5. Fight dirty. Fighting dirty is another method to defend yourself. If you are being kicked by your opponent, you can respond by kick him back.

What is the difference between a left hook and a right cross?

A left hook is thrown to the side of your body, while a right-cross is thrown to the front.

A left hook can be thrown with the opponent’s back facing you. The elbow is bent 90 degrees and the wrist is turned 45 degrees toward the opponent.

A right cross is when the opponent’s palm faces the opponent and the elbow straightens. The opponent is 45 degrees from your wrist.

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What is the average time it takes to learn to box.

Boxing can be considered one of the oldest and most well-known martial arts. China recorded the first boxing match in 2200 BC. Since thousands of years, boxing is a well-known sport. Athletes and celebrities still love boxing. However, it takes around 10 to learn how to box.

Boxing involves many movements, which is why it can take so long to learn. To perform each movement properly, you need specific muscles. It takes time to train these muscles.

However, once you know how to move your entire body, you can then start any type of boxing technique. Over time, each technique will become more difficult.


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How To

These are the basics of boxing

How to box effectively

Boxing is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a fight between two opponents. The rules of boxing vary from country to country. There are three types generally of boxing: Amateur (Professional) and Olympic (Olympic).

Amateur boxing usually takes place at school, college and university. This type of boxing allows sparring without protection. Amateur boxing contests are usually three rounds in length, lasting five minutes each. There are many styles to amateur boxing like Kickboxing. Muay Thai. Taekwondo. Karate. Judo. Wrestling.

Professional boxing is usually practiced in gyms, clubs or stadiums. They wear protective equipment such as mouthpiece, nose guard, shin guards, elbow pads, knee pads, waist belt and groin protector. Six rounds of professional boxing last four minutes each. There are many styles to professional boxing.

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Olympic boxing is done at the Olympics. Boxers are required to wear international standards-compliant protective gear. The eight rounds last three minutes each and are held over eight rounds. Olympic boxing is limited to two styles: Light Flyweight and Heavyweight.

Boxing’s fundamental skills are:

  • Punching techniques
  • Guarding techniques
  • Footwork
  • Stance
  • Body movement
  • Defense
  • Combination
  • Rotation
  • Spare parts

Punching Techniques

There are seven types. Each punch has its own technique. Some punches require greater strength than others. For example, an uppercut requires great force. However, a straight punch is much more powerful and faster than other punches.

There are many combinations that can be used to punch. These are combinations of punches which work together to achieve a goal. A combination can contain multiple parts. A combination may include multiple parts. For example, damage to the jaw of an opponent can be caused by a left hook and a right cross.

Guard Techniques

Boxers protect themselves by protecting their bodies. He does this by using his legs.


To defend against kicks, a boxer should use his legs. When he’s hit, he raises his right leg and runs away from the attacker. If the attack comes from the front, then he bends his knees to avoid being kicked on the side. However, if the attack comes from behind, he stands up straight and blocks the kick with his foot.

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Because elbow strikes inflict a lot of pain, they are very effective. You can deliver an elbow strike directly or indirectly. Directly means that you hit your opponent with your forearm while indirectly means that you hit him with another part of your arm.


Boxers use their arms to stop incoming blows. They raise their fists high above their heads and point them in the direction of an attack. They then touch the attackers fist.


When receiving a blow to the stomach, abdomen or chest, a boxer should bend his knees to absorb the impact. Knee strikes are often used for defense purposes.


When attacked, a boxer should step back and deliver counter-attacks. This way, he can gain distance between himself and his opponent. In addition, when delivering a counter-attack, a boxer should keep his balance.

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In order to box effectively, a boxer needs to establish a stance. The way he defends himself will be determined by his stance. It determines his position and the direction he will face. There are many positions that boxers can adopt. Here are some of the most common ones:

  • A low stance
  • High stance
  • Southpaw stance
  • Western stance

Body Movement

A boxer must be able to move around his opponent in order to win a fight. This includes changing speed, position and rhythm.


Boxers rotate their arms when they throw a punch. Depending on the type and size of punch, the speed at which the rotation takes place varies.


The effectiveness of a combination depends on the timing of each individual punch. A combination that works well starts with strong punches and ends with weak ones is a winning combination.

Spare parts

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Sparring is a form of boxing that aims to improve your skills. Boxers learn to train their mind and bodies during sparring sessions. Sparring is a way to learn how to fight without getting hurt.

You need to have patience and dedication in order to learn how boxing works. To be a better boxer you need to train hard.



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