It appears a new date is set for Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul — here is your fight announcement roundup for Thursday, April 22.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul moved to June 5
An exhibition boxing bout between professionals Mayweather (50-0) vs. Paul (0-1) is reportedly on track for June 5 via Showtime.
The two parties have tentatively agreed to a boxing match on Showtime, according to The Athletic. Mayweather subsequently posted a list of the five U.S. cities he would like to host the fight at: Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas and Atlanta.
Lorenz Larkin vs. Costello van Steenis at Bellator 258
UFC and Strikeforce alum Lorenz Larkin is headed back to the Bellator cage.
Larkin (NR) will fight Costello van Steenis (no. 5) at Bellator 258 on May 7, per MMA Fighting. Larkin is riding a four-fight winning streak in Bellator after losing his first two promotional fights to Douglas Lima and Paul Daley.
Bellator 258 is headlined by a Bellator bantamweight title fight between Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis, plus Yoel Romero vs. Anthony Johnson in the co-main event.
Valerie Loureda vs. Hannah Guy
Valerie Loureda fans will have to wait a little bit longer to see the flyweight prospect in action.
Loureda (no. 9) vs. Hannah Guy has been moved from Bellator 258 on May 7 to Bellator 259 on May 21, according to MMA Fighting. No reason was given for the rescheduling. Loureda will look to improve to 4-0; meanwhile, Guy (2-1) makes her promotional debut.
Bellator 259 is headlined by a Bellator women's featherweight title fight between Cris Cyborg and Leslie Smith.
Matt Schnell vs. Rogerio Bontorin
Matt Schnell was preparing for a fight with UFC title challenger Alex Perez; however, he will fight Rogerio Bontorin.
Perez was forced to withdraw from a fight with Schnell at UFC 262, according to MMA Junkie. Schnell (15-5) will likely meet Bontorin (16-3-1) instead.
UFC 262 is headlined by Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler for the vacant UFC lightweight title and also boasts Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards in a five-round non-title co-headliner.