New Delhi, Sept 12: Undefeated five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. weighed in one pound heavier than Andre Berto on Friday,promised to give the fans “a great fight” in their welterweight title showdown on Saturday.
Huge underdog Andre Berto said Friday that he is taking inspiration from Serena Williams’ shock defeat at the US Open tennis as he plots his own career-defining upset. Mayweather said entertainment would be a priority on the night though the scheduled 12-round bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena has failed to capture the public’s imagination with heavy underdog Berto having lost three of his last six contests.
He was asked whether it concerned him that another sporting upset could be on the cards after Serena Williams’ shocking tennis defeat earlier on Friday at the U.S. Open, Mayweather smiled: “I don’t overlook any opponent but I’ve been here before as per sources.
Floyd Mayweather has taken to Instagram to promote his new ‘Legacy’ t-shirt ahead of his ‘last fight ever’ against Andre Berto at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. Despite the money man’s seemingly insatiable love for cash, the five-division world champion will be donating a portion of the profits from the t-shirt sales to his Floyd Mayweather JR Foundation – which works to empower communities.