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Marcos Maidana: I Can Knock Floyd Mayweather Out!

By Elisinio Castillo

WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31KOs) is looking for another upset victory when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26KOs) on May 3rd from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Last December Maidana had a very big upset win with a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Adrien Broner in San Antonio.

"I respect him very much as a boxer. He chose me. He must know that I earned this position, that I deserved the opportunity. I earned it with my last four fights. To beat him, it is necessary to fight with everything. Robert García, my trainer in the United States, has been a big help to me. In the last fight, he made corrections [with me]," Maidana said.

"I wanted to earn this fight to remain in the history of Argentine boxing. That's why I wanted this fight very much. It is a very big opportunity for me. I believe that with the type of punches that I throw, I can knock him out."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by just the facts on 03-16-2014

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;14327532]Just another pay off. Money talks...bullshlt walks![/QUOTE] Payoff? Please explain

Comment by truefan on 03-15-2014

I thought Canelo was the biggest and strongest threat to Floyd. At least on paper, Canelo was. Youth, strength, power and speed for someone his weight class. How is Maidana a better matchup than Canelo for Floyd?

Comment by FromBA on 03-15-2014

I think a correction in the text of this article is in place. The article reports: "I wanted to earn this fight to remain in the history of Argentine boxing..." (Maidana said). But what he said was: [B]"I want to…

Comment by turkas on 03-15-2014

EL Chino's gonna get ya! :boxing:

Comment by punchr on 03-15-2014

[QUOTE=VatoMulatto;14327586]Marcos got the power to KO anyone with one punch. Had it not been for his punching power this fight would've been completely useless. Floyd will box cirlcles around him but Marcos will be dangerous throughout the entire fight. [B]Everytime…

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