Floyd Mayweather, Saul Alvarez kick off 11-city tour in NYC
“There are a lot of people who think I won’t win, but come September 14, everybody is going to realize [I can],” the square-jawed Alvarez told the partisan crowd. “One of those that doesn’t believe I will win is [WBC President] Jose Sulaiman…But that day, I’m going to show him that in boxing, we all have our timeand this is mine.” Next up was Mayweather and, despite some mix-ups with the interpreter, the superstar pugilist kept to his script for this promotional tour. “Mayweather loves Mexico,” he told the mass of humanity gathered in the dry sun. “I’ve faced a lot of great champions in my career and the toughest fighters was the Mexicans.” During the question and answer portion of the event, the press targeted Mayweather with several re-wordings of the same question: ‘What’s it going to feel like when Alvarez beats you?’ “I’m not afraid of nothing,” Mayweather calmly replied. “Floyd Mayweather will win September 14.
“Now,” Mayweather said, “let’s give the fans what they want to see.” The fighters kicked off an 11-city tour to officially announce and promote their title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 14. The promotional tour includes stops in cities such as Washington D.C., Chicago, Miami and Mexico City, and is jumpstarting the hype ahead of one of boxing’s most anticipated bouts in recent memory. Mayweather, 36, is unbeaten in 44 fights with the last a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero on May 4 in defense of his 147-pound title.
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He is quite a contender in the ring, making any bout that features his talents a sure bet for being a very exciting and challenging event. Sports fans need to keep this in mind when acquiring tickets so that they will not waste time in obtaining their seats, especially if they want them to be ringside. Many professional boxing matches have taken place at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The facility is well known for hosting events of this type, especially bouts that featured Mike Tyson.