Mayweather names two possible opponents for next fight
Milan Ordoņez on Jun 25, 2015 05:55 PM
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Floyd Mayweather has released a short short list on his next possible opponents.
The reigning pound-for-pound king of boxing has repeatedly expressed his intent to fight his final bout in September, which is also the last one in his six-fight deal with the Showtime network.
In an interview with FightHype.com, Mayweather named former NABO Jr. welterweight champion Karim Mayfield and two time welterweight world champion Andre Berto. Mayfield last saw action in November 2014, in an eight-round battle against Michael Balasi, where he won via unanimous decision.
Both Mayfield and Berto are evidently not as high-profile as the likes of Gennady Golovkin and even Amir Khan (both of whom are being pitted against Mayweather), but Junior says he is seriously considering the first two aforementioned match-ups.
"Absolutely! 100% serious! I think when it's all said and done, people are just going to really miss Floyd Mayweather."
Berto, on the other hand, last fought in March, where he scored a sixth round TKO victory against former title contender Josesito Lopez.
For his part, Gennady Golovkin is believed to have begun to subliminally campaign for a fight against Mayweather, as the undefeated middleweight is now preparing to drop down to light middleweight.
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