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Floyd Mayweather Jr., on fighting professionally: ‘I retired for a reason, and that is that this is for the youngest’ | Other Sports | Sports

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Despite being retired for a few years, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to put on exhibition fights that allow him to continue to line his pockets, but also to stay in the sport that made him famous and that he simply loves. On Sunday in Japan the American showed that he still has punch by defeating the mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura.

Floyd Mayweather returns to the ring for an exhibition match in Japan

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Nevertheless, Money he is aware that he no longer has the same resistance as before. At 45 years of age, the American hinted that he will continue with this type of combat and prefers to leave professional boxing to the younger ones, since considers that his body is no longer to be punished in a ring.

“Boxing for me is like breathing. But I retired for a reason, and that is that this is for the youngest”, were the words that the American gave at the end of the fight, in which won by knockout in the second round.

Surrender to Pacquiao

Mayweather and Pacquiao met again at the ring because the Filipino was in the corner of the Japanese for the fight they held on Sunday in Japanese lands. “Another legend stands here. An incredible fighter,” he said. Money.

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Mayweather is ready for his next exhibition match, which will take place in the city of Dubai, when Deji is measuredyoutuber who is the brother of the also icon of the KSI platform.

In addition, Mayweather announced in previous days that he was in negotiations for a rematch against UFC fighter Conor McGregor, whom he defeated in his last professional fight in 2017.


Source: Eluniverso

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