Boxing legend Mayweather tours historic Al-Ula


AL-ULA — During his recent visit to Saudi Arabia, five-time boxing world champion American Floyd Mayweather toured the historic site of Al-Ula.

Mayweather was in Saudi Arabia to attend the Italian Super Cup match in Jeddah between soccer giants Juventus and AC Milan. Juventus won 1-0 with the winner being scored by Cris Ronaldo.

A video posted on the Twitter account of Winter at Tantora Music Festival showed the undefeated champ get a helicopter ride over the ancient site in the city of Madain Saleh.

Famous for its golden sandstones, Madain Saleh is in the Northwestern region of Saudi Arabia. Over 5,000 years old, it was home to Nabateans’, and the second-largest city after Petra and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. — SG