Mayweather Reacts To Rematch Rumors; Undefeated Boxer Declares ‘Nobody Can Beat Me!’
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been at the center of boxing rumors following his announcement that he'll fight again in July. Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor, and Canelo Alvarez have also been rumored to fight the undefeated boxer. But Mayweather isn't worried because like he said, "nobody can beat me."
The 42-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. is scheduled to fight again in July in Japan. Mayweather Jr., arguably the best defensive fighter in the history of the boxing, will headline an exhibition match against a yet-to-named Japanese boxer. The American boxer also top-billed an exhibition boxing match in Japan last December 31 where he easily defeated the kickboxing Japanese star Tenshin Nasukawa.
Mayweather Jr. remains ones of the biggest draws in boxing. According to reports, Mayweather earned $9 million in the Nasukawa fight. Not bad for a one-round spectacle. Mayweather is also one of pay-per-view's most bankable stars and it shouldn't come as a surprise that the likes of Pacquiao, McGregor, and Alvarez would come after him.
Pacquiao, the only boxer in the world to win major titles in eight different weight classes, revealed that his camp is already negotiating with Mayweather's camp for a possible rematch. According to Pacquiao, there should be an announcement about the negotiation in about two weeks' time. Pacquiao is reportedly flying to Arlington, Texas to watch the title fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia this March.
Meanwhile, Oscar De La Hoya, Canelo's promoter, suggests that an Alvarez-Mayweather rematch could generate a record-breaking pay-per-view sale. De La Hoya predicts that the rematch between Alvarez and Mayweather could fetch as much as $1.5 billion. The UFC superstar Conor McGregor is also interested in a rematch with Mayweather. McGregor claims that a rematch against Mayweather "will be interesting no doubt."
I spoiled it with the rush right hook here. The angle was made. He was in the dirt. I just had to set correctly into my feet and fire. Rushing the right hook I lost balance on my back hand.
Great boxing fight!
A rematch will be interesting no doubt. https://t.co/bYVWhOjKO4 — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) March 6, 2019
Mayweather has already beaten Pacquiao, Alvarez, and McGregor and there isn't any indication that the outcome would be different should Floyd fights them again. Mayweather Jr. utterly dominated the challengers. Although in Pacquiao's case, the Filipino ring icon was fighting injured.
But Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't worried about these fighters. Mayweather Jr. simply laughed at the rematch rumors that are popping out everywhere. "Man everybody wants a rematch with me! Man - don't worry about that!"
"I'm not worried about all that my man," Mayweather told TMZ. Floyd Mayweather Jr. added, "Floyd is undefeated. Nobody can beat me. You already know that man!"
Fight fans know that anything can happen in a boxing ring. A lucky punch can quickly turn the tide of a battle. But for things to happen, a boxer needs to hit his opponent first. And that is the crux of the matter: it is easier said than done, especially when fighting against a defensive specialist like Mayweather Jr.
If there is one thing that is clear at this stage of Floyd Mayweather's career, it is the fact that Money May can still draw a lot of attention, and he remains one of the most bankable names in the world of boxing. That being said, there is no indication that he wants to fight Pacquiao, Canelo, or McGregor despite his claim that no one can beat him. And he is probably right.