A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Featherweight standout Jhonny Gonzalez retained his WBC title with a second-round stoppage of faded veteran Rogers Mtagwa in El Paso, Texas, on Thursday.
Leonard Ellerbe: "We've got a lot of surprises for him. We're working on a lot of things. Victor could look around the arena and see a lot of people from his past."
Source: Amir Khan could defend his belts against Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10, with Detroit, Washington, D.C., and, Montreal being considered for the site
Roger Mayweather: "We're not worried about beating Pacquiao in a fight. That's the easy part.
"He take that test, he would have gotten his a-- whipped a long time ago."
Leonard Ellerbe: "He's not biting his nose...but it is a weird looking picture." Richard Schaefer: "No comment."
There are notable up-and-comers in action this weekend, including Seth Mitchell and Mercito Gesta, but the attention of the boxing world will be on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz showdown on Saturday.
Junior lightweight contender Ricky Burns has vacated his WBO 130-pound title to campaign at lightweight, where he expects to face 135-pound contender Michael Katsidis in November.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: "I'm going to finish you off." Victor Ortiz: "I'm going to put you on your (butt)."
Roger Mayweather: "I said, 'your daddy's out [of jail], you go and train with him. Now if things don't work out between you and your daddy, then you just come back to me."