Since joining Robert Garcia’s stable of fighters in Oxnard, California, in 2012, Marcos Maidana’s career has been reinvigorated. Garcia has fine-tuned the Argentine slugger’s style just enough to make him a threat against elite boxers – including Floyd Mayweather Jr.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get Josesito Lopez’s thoughts on what to expect on Thursday night against Rafael Cobos and beyond.
Robert Garcia has trained Marcos Maidana to challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr., and he’s prepared two fighters to face Manny Pacquiao. The 39-year-old multiple Trainer of the Year gave his opinion on who the better future hall of famer is, and who is more difficult to prepare for.
Every time Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights, people ask if his nimble legs have finally deserted him. Particularly after a couple fights in which he stayed in the pocket more than usual. And so we must now ask: Have Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s nimble legs finally deserted him?
When Errol Spence Jr. helped Floyd Mayweather Jr. prepare for Robert Guerrero last year, the experience not only helped his own preparation for an upcoming fight, it inspired a quest for greatness.
The final press conference for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch will be streamed live today beginning at 1:00 p.m. PT/4:00 ET, and can be viewed on Sports.SHO.com/live, the Showtime Sports YouTube channel, www.mayweatherpromotions.com & www.goldenboypromotions.com.
Marcos Maidana realizes that having 12 more rounds to test the mettle of Floyd Mayweather Jr., means having 36 more minutes to attempt to stop the RING welterweight champion.
Upon arriving in Las Vegas for his rematch with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was asked what he thought about the case of Ray Rice, who was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video of him knocking out his fiancee in an elevator surfaced.
The limos rolled up on Tuesday at the MGM Grand to deliver Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana for their second go-around in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Read on for 37 boxing insiders’ predictions for Saturday night’s rematch between RING welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana.
In a recent conference call, RING welterweight/junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. answered questions regarding Kenny Bayless, Alex Ariza and Marcos Maidana’s aggressive approach in their first bout.
Floyd Mayweather’s toughest challenge isn’t from Marcos Maidana or any other boxer, it’s his desire to be recognized as “TBE” – the best ever – of his chosen profession. However, chasing “greatness” can be a futile pursuit for a modern athlete, and a dangerous one for boxers, Floyd Mayweather Sr. warns.
MayweatherPromotions.com and GoldenBoyPromotions.com will offer a live stream of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s media workout on Tuesday at Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas. Mayweather’s portion of the media day, which will include Mickey Bey, begins at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT
Marcos Maidana may not be Mexican but some of his most famous supporters are. And they offered their opinions on “Chino” in the build-up to “Mayhem.”
Floyd Maywather Jr. will be risking both his WBC welterweight and junior middleweight belts against Marcos Maidana in their rematch on Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman announced on Wednesday.
The gamesmanship is on. In the only fight trainer Robert Garcia deemed feasible for Floyd Mayweather Jr., his fighter, Marco Maidana is challenging the RING welterweight champion to “fight like a man.”
Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions will offer a live stream of Marcos Maidana’s media workout on Tuesday from Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, Calif. The workout will be available on YouTube, Ustream, www.mayweatherpromotions.com , www.goldenboypromotions.com and TheBoxingBlog.SHO.com.
Boxing notebook: Veteran referee Kenny Bayless was selected by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to officiate the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch. Glen Tapia returns to Atlantic City on Oct. 4. Tony Thompson-Odlanier Solis rematch slated for October.