Floyd Mayweather in ‘last stage’ of talks to fight YouTuber Money Kicks, 20, on HELIPAD 210m above the ocean in Dubai

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Floyd Mayweather in 'last stage' of talks to fight YouTuber Money Kicks, 20, on HELIPAD 210m above the ocean in Dubai

Floyd Mayweather is in the final stages of talks to box YouTuber Money Kicks, it has been claimed.

The former five-weight world champion revealed this month that he will return to the ring in February one more Exhibition Competition.

Social media star in talks to face Money Kicks boxing legend Floyd Mayweather

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Social media star in talks to face Money Kicks boxing legend Floyd Mayweathercredit: Instagram @rsbelhasa
Floyd Mayweather is said to be in the 'final stages' of talks with the Money Kicks

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Floyd Mayweather is said to be in the ‘final stages’ of talks with the Money Kickscredit: Getty Images – Getty

Last week Mayweather said his next exhibition fight would be held at the helipad of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai.

The cantilever helipad sits near the top of the 1,053-foot tower that was built on a man-made island in the Arabian Gulf.

It is suspended 210 meters above the sea, and has been used as a car race track, boxing ring, tennis match and as a jumping off point for the highest kite surfing jump in history.

Anthony Joshua trained at the helipad in November 2017.

Emirati YouTuber Money Kicks – real name Rashid Belhasa – was seen as a shocking rival for Mayweather’s latest exhibition.

And the 20-year-old has revealed that talks are coming to a head over the surprise bout.

After claiming that talks were in the ‘final stages’, Money Kicks told Sky Sports: “I never thought I’d ever fight Floyd. He’s the best fighter ever.

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Last week Mayweather said his next exhibition fight would be held at the helipad of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai.

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Last week Mayweather said his next exhibition fight would be held at the helipad of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai.credit: getty
Anthony Joshua training on the helipad in 2017

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Anthony Joshua training on the helipad in 2017credit: PA: Press Association

“When I was little, I used to collect his ‘The Money Team’ caps.

“Mayweather’s team asked my team for a meeting. We thought: ‘It won’t happen!’

“The day after the meeting, I saw Mayweather saying, ‘I’d love to fight Rashed’.

“He’s serious. It’s an honor that he called me out. I thought: ‘This is going to go viral!’

Mayweather, 44, was last in action last June at an exhibition with another YouTuber, Logan Paul.

Paul managed to distance the boxing legend in his eight-rounder as some tips on how to handle Money Mayweather to money kicks.

Money Kicks said: “Logan made history.

“The whole world was talking about his fight. He’s already given me tips on fighting Mayweather.

YouTuber Money Kicks aka Rashid Belhasa is a huge star in Dubai

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YouTuber Money Kicks aka Rashid Belhasa is a huge star in Dubai
Money Kicks loves to show off his luxurious lifestyle on his Instagram and YouTube

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Money Kicks loves to show off his luxurious lifestyle on his Instagram and YouTube
Andre Agassi and Roger Federer play tennis on the helipad in 2005

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Andre Agassi and Roger Federer play tennis on the helipad in 2005credit: getty

“He told me to move around a lot and move a lot, because Mayweather is a fast guy with experience.

“If I take him out, I won’t sleep for a year.”

Money Kicks currently holds the title of being the richest kid in Dubai.

He is super popular among automotive enthusiasts, especially those who love to spend time perusing car vlogs.

He currently has more than 2 million subscribers on his Instagram account and 2.6 million on his Youtube channel.

He gained huge recognition after making videos about his affluent lifestyle, expensive footwear and various exotic vehicles like Rolls Royce and Bentley.

His family mansion in Dubai has a huge private zoo in the garden, and the world’s top football players have been a regular visitor in recent years.

Despite having no professional boxing experience to his name, Money Kicks – who has featured in two exhibitions – insists he is not intimidated by the former pound-for-pound king.

He said: “I grew up with lions – I’m not afraid of any humans.

“I will never be afraid of a human being.”

Lionel Messi Visits Money Kicks' Private Zoo In Dubai

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Lionel Messi Visits Money Kicks’ Private Zoo In Dubai
Floyd Mayweather's latest exhibition will take place atop the helipad of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

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Floyd Mayweather’s latest exhibition will take place atop the helipad of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Mayweather revealed last week that he would return to the ring a few days before his 45th birthday.

Olympic bronze medalist’s third exhibition fight will be held at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah helipad four days before his birthday.

He wrote on Instagram: “February 20, we haven’t picked a rival yet, but I’m looking forward to it and hopefully we’ll give you guys something to look at.”

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