What a knockout pair! Sunderland AFC star Jermain Defoe meets boxing great Floyd Mayweather

They are both experts in punishing suspect defences - but in different sports.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 11:47 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:51 am
Jermain Defoe

But last night, Sunderland AFC hotshot Jermain Defoe and 15-times world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather made for a formidable sporting duo when they met up in the north east.

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The pair posed for a photo in Livello, which was later tweeted by staff at the bar in Dean Street, Newcastle.

Mayweather was in the north east to meet fans at a question and answer session at the Lancastrian Suite in Gateshead.