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.
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?
Marcos Maidana wore a snakeskin tuxedo, Floyd Mayweather played with a rubber band… it’s the final press conference for “Mayhem”! Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Kenny Bayless will be the third man in the ring on Saturday when Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana meet for their rematch. He spoke with RingTV.com about what promises to be a challenging assignment.
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.
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 Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who’s next on junior featherweight contender Scott Quigg’s hit list.
Adrien Broner earned a hard-fought 12-round unanimous decision over Emmanuel Taylor in their Showtime-televised main event on Saturday in Broner’s home town of Cincinnati. Broner, who scored a knockdown in the final round, won by scores of 115-112 and 116-111 (twice).
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.
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
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.
Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!