World Boxing Council or the WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been granted his formal fight license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at the end of its monthly meeting last week. The move on part of the commission was a mere formality that has cleared the way for the Pound for Pound king to defend his title against Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden on the 4th of May.
If something is certain it is that people enjoy watching each other battle it out and see who is strongest, be it in the mind games of chess or through their fists in martial arts.
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has opened the door for a third fight against Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez by confirming plans for a return to the ring in September.
Pacquiao was knocked out by the Mexican boxing legend in their fourth bout last December that left The Pacman unconscious on the math for quite some time, and although he did not reveal details of who his opponent might be, he has confirmed he plans to return to the ring later this year.
Robert Guerrero is a man of faith – he has immense faith, not only in his own abilities but also a superior power if is given the chance to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the coming months.
Speaking in an interview, Guerrero stated that most people, including the critics think that it is almost impossible to secure a win against the Pound for Pound king of boxing Mayweather Jr. before going on to add if one puts Christ first in their life, nothing is impossible anymore.
If it happens then it will be an amazing one – Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Robert Gurrero. Well, the chances are beginning to grow as Gurrero’s representatives have recently talked to Mayweather’s promoter with the hope of bringing these two superstars against each other.
Former Welterweight boxing champion Ricky Hatton is making his return to the boxing ring after a 2 year hiatus and he is looking to send an immediate message to his rivals by fighting a strong opponent so that the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. take notice.
The Briton was cruising towards having a legendary career but two consecutive losses at the hands of Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao dented his legacy and many people believe his return to the boxing ring was encouraged by those losses.
Since his release from the Clark County Detention Center one month before the end of his sentence period on account of good behavior, Pound for Pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has heaped praises on The Filipino Bomber Manny Pacquiao, adding that he hoped that a match between them could take place sometime in the future.
This reaction by Mayweather Jr. has stunned many fans of boxing who are aware of the rivalry that he shares with the former eight division champion. Moreover, the fact that the WBC Welterweight champion could praise his direct rival has almost bemused boxing fans.
With his release from the Clark County Detention Center scheduled for the 3rd of August after serving a 90 day sentence for domestic violence, speculation is rife about when and against whom Pound for Pound King Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be making his comeback.
Larry Merchant, a boxing analyst for HBO and a huge fan of The Money, stated that fans and media alike are waiting for him to return to the ring.
The legal advisory team of Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to push for their client, who is currently serving a jail term of 90 days for ‘misdemeanor domestic battery and harassment’ to be removed from the Clark County Detention Center where he is serving his sentence and be put under house arrest for the remainder of his sentence.
The talks that are currently in town is that of Floyd May weather and Manny Pacquaio making it to the big stage and fighting it out.
However, people are getting quite impatient and want the entire planning to finish off soon so that the match can be scheduled for a particular day. Both these players are keen on fighting it out toe to toe, but there has never been a firm decision to fix a particular date for the competition.