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Maidana: I Have To Attack Mayweather Early Like Broner

Marcos Maidana, who was in attendance at the StubHub Center in Carson, spoke with SHOWTIME about his major assignment next Saturday, May 3, against Floyd “Money” Mayweather live on SHOWTIME PPV (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), after the opening bout of the telecast.

“I’m very happy to see this crowd here cheering me on. There is no doubt this is going to be a very difficult fight against Floyd Mayweather, but I am very prepared for this fight.

 “There is no doubt that Floyd Mayweather has a great defense, but I have a great attack and that is what I will use. 

“I need to do the same thing that I did with (previously unbeaten Adrien) Broner.  I need to go out from the get-go and attack him. I know it will be more difficult with Floyd Mayweather but I am ready.

“I am surprised and shocked at the same time seeing all the press that has been following me but I am very tranquil and prepared."

When asked what the best moment of his career has been thus far, Maidana said, “The best moment is the (fight with Victor) Ortiz."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 04-28-2014

Gotta love his attitude at least. And I believe he isn't intimidated. We'll see how well he keeps that up after a couple rounds. I have no illusions that he will win, but I do think he will stun Floydie…

Comment by jbpanama on 04-27-2014

Sounds like Chino, is taking Duran's Advise, El Cholo gave the Cinnamon Bun.... Our Hero Hypnotized, the Bun, into a Boxing Match, Ha Ha Ha!! Win or Lose, this Saturday FRAUD will be in a FIST FIGHT, and will Catch,…

Comment by McLeechin on 04-27-2014

Plan B: Twerk Mayweather then when he feels all giddy... WHAM.

Comment by B-Bomber on 04-27-2014

[QUOTE=Southpawology;14473007]Robert garcia said he wants him to [B]throw 1,300+ punches[/B]. He had the best training camp of his life If he wears himself out then he[B] didnt train hard enough[/B]. There is no plan B, standing in the middle of…

Comment by Convicted_Felon on 04-27-2014

Mayweather is a fighter. People get it confused because his primary objective is to box smart and take his time. However, when attacked, he responds with fury. Marcos Maidana needs to know that a dogfight with Floyd Mayweather isn't gonna…

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