After years of acrimony, Floyd Mayweather welcomed his father back into the training fold to help him prepare for the Robert Guerrero fight in May. Mayweather Sr.’s return to his son’s corner is a signal that Mayweather Jr. won’t be an inviting target when he challenges Canelo Alvarez on Saturday.
In the Saturday, Sept. 7, premiere of Episode 3 of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo, the team of Saul Alvarez responds to comments from Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe in Episode 2 that they have “incompetent” management.
Floyd Mayweather in regard to his past: “No one is perfect…The only thing that I can do is try to become a better person, each and every day.”
Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Floyd Mayweather’s promotional company, says that Canelo Alvarez has “an idiot manager” during this Saturday’s episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Renowned painter Richard T. Slone, official artist for the International Boxing Hall of Fame, has been hired to illustrate Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez in advance of their Sept. 14 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”
Now that Mayweather-Canelo and Garcia-Matthysse have been made, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer says the next fan dream match to be made is Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana, which could happen this year.
RING 140-pound champion Danny Garcia will put his unbeaten record on the line against Lucas Matthysse, winner of six straight fights by knockout, on the Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez card.
According to SI.com’s Fortunate 50, Floyd Mayweather Jr.is projected to be the highest-paid athlete in American sports for the second straight year, potentially earning between $90 million and $128 million.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to be in prime shape for Saturday’s clash with Robert Guerrero, who says he can’t wait “to get down.”
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.