Ron Antonelli Mayweather takes the stage for the first stop in the press tour to promote his fight with Alvarez. So instead of trash talk defining the bout, http://mayweathervsalvareztickets.wordpress.com/ like it did Saturday with Paulie Malignaggi and Adrien Broner at Barclays Center, the promotion for Mayweather-Alvarez will apparently center on the magnitude of the matchup, pairing the star power and greatness of Mayweather, 36, against the good looks, popularity and improving ability of Alvarez, 23. The bout will take place at the MGM Grand at a catch-weight of 152 pounds on Showtime PPV. Its always been one of my ultimate goals to get to the pinnacle of the sport and push myself to the limit by facing the best, said Mayweather, regarded as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport. Hes one of the best guys out there at this particular time. For the first time in a while, Mayweather took only a few questions on the prospect of facing Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather and Alvarez will both be subjected to USADA drug testing for this fight, according to Mayweather adviser Leonard Ellerbe.Koncz: If Pacquiao is a has-been, you?d think Mayweather would jump at the fight
Sadly for him, that is false. The only type of fighters that can give Mayweather problems are those with speed, movement, long reach, high fitness levels and effective straight punches. Realistically, the only fighters that come to mind with the aforementioned attributes are Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao. Even though Manny Pacquiao seems to be finished, he would still give Floyd problems in the ring.Floyd Mayweather Jr, Canelo is not for the slow one.
about the Filipino during the press tour to promote his fight with Saul Alvarez. Mayweather, 36, stated quite bluntly that rival Pacquiao was a 'has-been' as he wound down his mammoth promotional drive, along with alluring to the fact that he believes the 'Pacman' is no longer relevant in boxing after two straights defeats. Koncz scoffed at the suggestion when asked this views of the slating by Mayweather and believes that a victory for the eight weight world champion over Brandon Rios in November can put Pacquiao right back in the mix. "This is America and every body is entitled to there opinion. However, if Floyd truly believes his statements are true then one would think that he would jump to fight Manny," Koncz told World Boxing News. "Nonetheless, let the world wait and watch on November 24.