"Absolutely! 100% serious...we're looking forward to Keith Thurman fighting Errol Spence on my undercard in September..And of course, on that same undercard, we have to do the Broner and Shawn Porter part 2, the rematch," stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who talked about his plans for his anticipated September return to the ring. Check it out!
BT: Last week, you mentioned two names that you're currently considering as your opponent in September: Andre Berto and Karim Mayfield. For whatever reason, some people thought you might be joking, so just to clarify, you were serious, right?
FM: Absolutely! 100% serious! I think when it's all said and done, people are just going to really miss Floyd Mayweather.
BT: Judging from your comments over the weekend, it sounds like you're hoping to put together a stacked card for that final fight of your contract.
FM: Well, you know, we're looking forward to Keith Thurman fighting Errol Spence on my undercard in September. Me and Errol Spence already communicated. He wants to fight Keith Thurman first and then he wants to fight Shawn Porter next. He said he's young and he's hungry and he wants to prove himself. With that performance Saturday night, I think he got them boys kind of nervous, from what I hear. Errol Spence said it himself; he feels that Keith Thurman is scared. Keith Thurman, he's a solid competitor. I mean, he had a tougher time with Guerrero than I did, but he's a solid competitor. And of course, on that same undercard, we have to do the Broner and Shawn Porter part 2, the rematch.
BT: Even though your fighting career is coming to an end, your promotional career is starting to take it off. I saw quite a few celebrities in attendance for the first Mayweather Promotions card on NBC. As a whole, what did you think about the event?
FM: I think we had a great turnout. We had Justin Bieber, the MVP of the Finals, Iguodala; I mean, I'm happy with the turnout. Mayweather Promotions, we're still learning and we're still growing. We're not trying to outdo nobody. We just want to stay in our lane and continue to grow and continue to help fighters get to that next level. So all the fighters that are trying to go to the next level, we're trying to help you get to that level.
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