Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Mayweather, Canelo miss each other in San Antonio

DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS – Fans remained the biggest winners as “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” press tour continued Monday with two stops in Texas.

In Houston, a couple hundred fans began lining up at 3:00 a.m. for a press conference that started at 1:00 p.m.  By the time the press conference officially commenced at Union Station At Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, an overflow crowd of over 1,000 fans had filled the stadium’s grand lobby to beyond capacity.

The nine-day, 10-city tour continued Monday night at The Alamo in San Antonio.  The press conference didn’t start until 6:00 p.m., but fans were in line by 7:00 a.m.  Due to a flight delay, Mayweather was an hour and forty-five minutes late and by the time he arrived, Canelo had come and gone.

However, Mayweather provided a little glimpse into his future, saying he may fight more than the five more times after which he has previously said he would retire.

“After my five more fights, guess what?  I think after 49-0 we may stay in this sport a little longer,” he said.  “This September 14, it’s just another walk in the park.”

As he has throughout the tour, Mayweather thanked the fans.  “There is no city like San Antonio,” he told the approximately 5,000 in attendance.  “You fans have been brilliant over the years.  Without San Antonio, Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t be where he’s at today.  If you don’t know, Mayweather loves Mexico.  Mexican and Latino fans, you know boxing.

“I’m going to sign a lot of autographs and take a lot of pictures because I’m late.  That’s the least I can do for you guys.”

Canelo was his usual classy self at the podium, but he took a couple jabs at Mayweather for being tardy.

 

“Thank you everybody for being here.  It’s a great honor for me to be here for a second time.  Last time I was treated like I was at home and that’s what I feel like again – like I’m at home.”

“I know many of you have been here since seven in the morning.  At six o’clock the press conference was supposed to start, and that’s why I’m here at six o’clock – because I respect you, because you guys respect boxing.  There are Mayweather fans here who also have been here since very early.  I’m here for them too.”

 

“He (Mayweather) thinks all the boxers have to respect him and he intimidates everybody, but he doesn’t intimidate me.  I look forward to the fight.’’ 

 

“THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO,” a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather’s WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship taking place Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Valvoline.  The mega-event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.  The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).

Less than 24 hours after going on sale on June 25, the event was sold out, but six MGM Resorts properties will host live closed circuit telecasts of “THE ONE.”  Properties showcasing the event include ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York.  General admission tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $100, not including handling fees, and are available for purchase at each individual property’s box office outlets and also are available for purchase by phone with a major credit card at 866-799-7711.  Closed circuit ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.  Tickets also are available through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com .

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SkillspayBills on 07-04-2013

Didn't Floyd fly some guy out that had him tatted on his body?

Comment by axo90 on 07-04-2013

Only reason he says he loves latinos and mexico is to try to please the crowd and draw cheers, and of course, because he loves the pay per view money they bring, he has no word

Comment by budfr on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=el_mas_chingon;13523949]I took off round 7:10-15 I didn't think Floyd was going to show up, so I took off once I saw Canelo leaving. Here some pics I snagged of the guy with the designs in his hair. [URL=http://s278.photobucket.com/user/PHASER210/media/IMAG2207_zps742c0d17.jpg.html][IMG]http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk105/PHASER210/IMAG2207_zps742c0d17.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s278.photobucket.com/user/PHASER210/media/IMAG2208_zpsfe8b077c.jpg.html][IMG]http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk105/PHASER210/IMAG2208_zpsfe8b077c.jpg[/IMG][/URL] And…

Comment by budfr on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=malcolm;13523596]I guess that was a Canelo fan that had that picture of Mayweather in his head. Can't be a Mayweather fan. They don't exist. Right?[/QUOTE] You are so stupid. He has also the face of Canelo, he is hyped about…

Comment by budfr on 07-03-2013

Another win for Canelo!!! Had more fans in San Antonio and Houston. Wait till they hit El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Ángeles del Río de Porcíuncula......Los Angeles for you guys. Canelo will have way more fans…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (33)
Top Headlines Broner: I'm Not Gonna Lie; Granados Hurt Me One Time in Fight Igor Mikhalkin Aims To Get Back in The Mix After PED Mess Photo: Chavez Jr. Arrives To Mexico City Looking Very Slim Magomed Madiev, Khegai, Agadzhanyan Win in Moscow Promoter: To Gain Credibility, Beterbiev Has To Fight on The Road Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados - CompuBox Punch Stats Martinez Will Give Advice To Sosa Ahead of Lomachenko Fight Showtime's Espinoza on Joshua Gaining U.S. Fans, Wilder Clash Kovacs Retains WBO Euro Belt, Imre Szello Beats Garrett Wilson Broner Says He Fought For Nine-Plus Rounds With Broken Hand Avni Yildirim Crushes Alexander Sushchyts in One Broner Explains Why Mayweather Didn't Attend Granados Fight Arthur Abraham vs. Robin Krasniqi at Congress Center in Erfurt Broner: I Spoke to Bob Arum Recently About Making Pacquiao Fight Nathan Gorman Blows Away Gogita Gorgiladze With Quick KO Roy Jones Jr. Return Possible For May in Belarus, Says Hryunov Photos: Lamont Peterson Back in The Mix, Beats Avanesyan Terry Flanagan vs. Jorge Linares is The Goal, Says Frank Warren Danny Garcia: Beating Thurman Will Make Me The Face of Boxing! Photos: Adrien Broner Barely Defeats Granados - HUGE Gallery Photos: Marcus Browne Drops Williams Three Times For KO Win Daniel Dubois Inspired By Mike Tyson, Aims To Be British Version Klara Svensson Confident That Braekhus' Reign Will Be Over Browne To Adonis Stevenson: Give Me My Shot, I Want The Strap Lamont Peterson: I Want To Fight Anyone at Welterweight 30-Day Weights: Gennady Golovkin 165.1, Daniel Jacobs 174.8 Granados: They Changed The Weight, The Scale - I Beat Broner! Broner: I Was Beating Granados Up, This Was an Easy One For Me Pedro Campa Stops Marvin Quintero in Four Rounds Adrien Broner Returns To Win Split Decision Over Granados Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Lamont Peterson Decisions David Avanesyan, Captures WBA Belt Peterson vs. Avanesyan - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Marcus Browne Knocks Out Thomas Williams in The Sixth Foreman: Nobody Knew McGregor Until He Targeted Mayweather Broner vs. Granados - CompuBox Historical Review David Avanesyan Vows To Impress Against Lamont Peterson Danny Garcia: I Don't Like Thurman, He's My Enemy, It's Personal! Thomas Dulorme Ready to Face Miguel Cotto at a Catch-Weight Michael Watson Hospitalized After Vicious Car Jacking Attempt
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement