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Mayweather vs Spadafora: The Pittsburgh Kid is Ready

By Rick Reeno

Michael Acri, promoter of unbeaten junior welterweight/welterweight contender Paul "Pittsburgh Kid" Spadafora (45-0, 19KOs), spoke to BoxingScene.com regarding the industry rumors that his fighter is in line for a possible summer showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0, 25KOs). According to Acri, there have been a few discussions for a potential Mayweather-Spadafora clash in the month of July. 

Acri was approached by promoter Don King, and a few others who are connected to Mayweather. The history between Mayweather and Spadafora dates back to ten years ago, when they clashed in a Las Vegas gym. The infamous sparring session was captured on video and widely circulated all over the internet. Spadafora got the better of Mayweather in their gym collision. Floyd has always maintained that he wasn't in shape when the sparring session took place, while Spadafora was actively training for a scheduled fight.  

"I was approached about the fight. I spoke with Don and a few other people [connected to Mayweather]. Paul is interested in the fight. He's wanted this fight for a very long time. Paul is ready to finish what he started ten years ago. We'll see what happens," Acri told BoxingScene.com.

Mayweather has yet to overcome several pending legal matters in the city of Las Vegas. Any potential fight, Spadafora or otherwise, is resting on the outcome of Mayweather's courtroom drama.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by STRUGG on 04-01-2011

[QUOTE=MrWestGrand;10282591]That's because you got a sixth grade education, and still read and write on a third grade level.[/QUOTE] naaaaah............cause youre a flomo.........youre genetically destined to be a punching bag ......of the civilized world..........

Comment by LeadUppercut on 03-26-2011

[QUOTE=jetgeomcx;10287280]froid is just trying to piss off everybody..... or shall we say; it's not floid who is circulating this "rumor" likewise, it's not froid who asked for $100M guaranteed.... where are the floidfanboys...... :bottle: let's hear their defense of floid!![/QUOTE]…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 03-26-2011

[QUOTE=Modobo3;10286849]No... Why? I expect PBF to win the fight the way he always wins his fights...He'll take his time, figure out his opponent, adjust and coast...if the KO comes, it comes.[/QUOTE] My point was, Spads has [B]ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE AT…

Comment by Carpe Diem on 03-26-2011

[QUOTE=jetgeomcx;10287280]froid is just trying to piss off everybody..... or shall we say; it's not floid who is circulating this "rumor" likewise, it's not froid who asked for $100M guaranteed.... where are the floidfanboys...... :bottle: let's hear their defense of floid!![/QUOTE]…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 03-26-2011

[QUOTE=Espada;10282478]Floyd fought a Mosley who was inactive for 1 year and 6 months before he fought Floyd. Far more worse D!ck head[/QUOTE] pac turned shane down TWICE!!!!! even with catch wts while shane avoided floyd for years so pac>>>>>dickhead

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