YouTube ‘Money Kicks’ has no fear fighting Floyd Mayweather on a helipad 210 meters above sea level… because he’s already a thrill seeker.
The online vlogger is in the final stages of talks with American legend Mayweather for a boxing exhibition on February 20.
And the shocking thing is that it has to be staged on top of the Hotel Helipad of the 700 ft Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai.
If sharing the ring with one of the greatest fighters wasn’t hard enough, an opponent with a fear of heights would be hopeless.
But the son of a billionaire construction mogul Money Kicks — real name Rashed Belhasa — apparently has no such trepidation.
He told SunSport: “I went skydiving, I’m not afraid!
“But it’s a different experience, but it’s not my incident, it’s a Floyd incident.
“So when they told me they were going to do an event on the helipad, I was like, ‘This is crazy’.”
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Mayweather’s unbeaten 50-0 career needs no introduction but for Belhasa he is as green in the game as it comes.
Only inspired to fight after the rise of American brothers Logan and Jake Paul, 26 and 25 respectively, have recorded two victories in the ring.
They came up against the celebrity boxing banner ‘Social Knockout’ against Anas Elshaib and Ajmal Khan – the co-owners of Money Kicks.
But now he’ll be stepping into Mayweather’s world – which means he won’t have to spend a dime out of his own pocket.
Belhasa said: “I have my own program with my media company, Social Knockout, we started it.
“It’s my incident. That’s why people are confused, they think I’m going to give 50 million to Floyd, I’m not paying anything.”
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Mayweather, 44, officially took off the gloves in 2017 after defeating 33-year-old former UFC champion Conor McGregor in a fascinating crossover fight.
But in both exhibitions, he has returned twice, starting with a round of demolition work on 23-year-old featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa.
Most recently, in June, the retired icon was vanquished over eight rounds by 26-year-old YouTuber Logan Paul, who weighed TWO STONE more.
The former five-weight boxing champion claimed to have earned $100 million (£72m) before and after what he called ‘a legitimate bank robbery’.
Belhasa can’t predict how much their spectacle will be – but knows it will be more than enough to get Mayweather back in the ring.
He said: “Floyd is all about the money, I know Floyd.
“Floyd is going to make M (millions) no joke. Or Floyd won’t go to the ring, he’s the best in the world.”
Belhasa’s entrepreneur father Saif Ahmed is one of the richest businessmen in the UAE and has given his son a life of luxury.
It includes supercars, celebrity meetings and a private zoo that has seen sports stars including Mayweather.
So on the surface the transition to the gruesome world of boxing seems like a questionable choice.
But for Belhasa, the move was about going out of his way and becoming a pioneer for boxing in the Middle East.
He explained: “I just wanted to make my name, build my empire.
“I wanted to be the first boxer from the Middle East, because there are no big boxers here.
“I was like let me start something. I love challenges, I love hard work. It’s something risky – you can put everything on the line – you can lose everything.
“But I love that pressure.” ,