At an age when most boxers fade under the dim lights of dementia, Floyd Mayweather Jr seems as keen and quick and good as ever, in defiance of history and precedent and logic.
Floyd still isn’t ready to cede the throne. But Canelo isn’t asking. Something big will give in three months.
Floyd Mayweather fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.
Guerrero believes he is the fighter who will be the first to beat Mayweather, and he’s eager to earn both the recognition and the money that would come with such a win.
Turns out I could have saved you sixty bucks – seventy if you watched in HD. But then you would have missed an exquisite bout that belied the normally mundane yet masterful offerings from Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who came to bang against a naturally larger man.
Lost in the blinding kaleidoscope of recent New York sports is the fact that a big bout is taking place tomorrow night in Las Vegas. And while boxing has been relegated to the back alleys of the sports pages, there are several compelling themes to this fight.
“Do I regret what I said? Absolutely not,” Mayweather said Tuesday. “I stand by what I said, and I meant what I said.”
Danillo Gallinari got the better of Carmelo Anthony in his Madison Square Garden return as the Nuggets defeated the Knicks in double overtime, 119-114.