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 Last update:  2/19/2014       Read more by Rick Reeno         
Schaefer Hints Mayweather Announcement Coming Shortly
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By Rick Reeno

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26KOs) is going to announce his next opponent shortly.

Mayweather is scheduled to return on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The two frontrunners are Amir Khan and WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana. Both fighters have already begun training, as they wait for Mayweather's decision.

"We have been working behind the scenes behind the scenes. When Floyd is going to be ready, he is going to announce it. As always, it's going to be can't miss TV. Every May and September, not only the boxing world, but the sports world and the general public is tuning in to see Mayweather fight. This is no exception. There is always a lot of work and preparation with a Mayweather fight. We are not weeks away, but days away [from an announcement]. It's up to Floyd Mayweather on when he wants to push the button, meaning that he will release his announcement on Twitter. In the meantime, I think people should keep a close eye on his Twitter, because suddenly it's going to come," Schaefer told

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Richard Schaefer


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comment by jtommy, on 02-21-2014
There's not gonna be any buzz or hype for this Madiana fight either. They will only have 1-2 months to promote this sham.

comment by SUBZER0ED, on 02-21-2014
[QUOTE=john_uphold]There is nobody left for Floyd, at least nobody with the ability to outsmart Mayweather and technically win. I think we have all seen enough to omit him being stopped with one big blow. I'm sure even if he suffered his first knockdown he would be able to bounce back. The way he...

comment by SUBZER0ED, on 02-21-2014
[QUOTE=sugarsmosley]lol am i going crazy, or does that not make sense. "who's got next" who is got next??? is that proper english??[/QUOTE] In this case, it stands for "who has" [url]'s.html[/url]

comment by bose, on 02-21-2014
No one cares. He needs to pick a top 15"4" fighter no more 147 or 152 opponets.

comment by junior gong, on 02-21-2014
It'll be a joke fight like Khan or Maidana so I cant see why this would be 'must see tv'. Golden Boy and team floyd are a joke, they said over two months ago that they would be announcing floyds next opponent in 7 days, and still nothing.:nonono:

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