As long as he keeps winning, there's no reason to stop. 49.7% No. He has no reason to put his legacy on the line for a couple more mayweather vs alvarez tickets fights against potentially subpar competition. 50.3% Total votes: 1,094 Where will Mayweather go from there, though? Assuming the pound-for-pound kingpin can line up at least a couple quality opponents in his final four fights, it wouldnt be unreasonable to believe the well will be close to dry by the time his contract is up. In all reality, hes going to have a hard time finding a better opponent than Alvarez prior to his previously mentioned retirement.Would Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez benefit from the Garcia-Matthysse bout on their undercard?
Decisions, decisions: Floyd Mayweather posted this picture, part of his huge collection of expensive watches The pair recently completed an exhaustive 11-city media tour which attracted 100,000 people. Tickets for the event itself, at the MGM Grand Arena on September 14, sold out well inside 24 hours, breaking the all-time box office record for a live gate in Las Vegas of almost $19 million. They are now fetching in excess of $40,000 a pair online. Face off: Mayweather will face Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (right) in Las Vegas in September Seats for closed-circuit TV transmission at the several MGM hotels along The Strip at $100 each - are already in dwindling supply.Floyd Mayweather Jr. credits once estranged father for his boxing longevity
Sports predicted 1.75 million when Mayweather-Alvarez was announced. Given the difficulty of selling pay-per-views, a Garcia-Matthysse bout likely wouldn't sell 250,000 if it were a PPV headliner. But, in an odd way, it might help add that many to Mayweather-Canelo. The public perception is that Mayweather-Canelo is big, and it is clearly a fight that translates beyond the hard-core boxing audience.
says the key has been reducing the number of time he's been hit Five-division world champion backtracks on previous retirement claim (CNN) -- Glance at Floyd Mayweather's complex life story and it's hard not to be reminded of the lyrics to Sly and the Family Stone's classic song: "It's a Family Affair" --- "Blood's thicker than the mud, it's a family affair." To start with there is the boxer's relationship with his father, which has such a degree of bad blood that even psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud might have trouble exploring the demons that have been unleashed between father and son. In May, the pair were professionally reunited for the first time in 13 years as Floyd Sr. worked the corner during his son's successful welterweight title defense against Robert Guerrero. The intervening years had been characterized by bitter rows and public slanging matches as the Mayweathers fell out to such extent that Floyd Sr.