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Team Maidana: No Confirmation of Mayweather Fight

By Salvador Rodriguez

Sebastian Contursi, advisor of WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana, says his side has not received any confirmation that WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. agreed to fight them on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Maidana and British star Amir Khan are the two frontrunners to face Mayweather.

On Friday, Khan took to the social networks and complained that Mayweather made him waste his time by selecting Maidana for the May date. A claim that Maidana's team have denied.

"Until Mayweather's people send us a signed contract [that Floyd is facing] Maidana, which so far has not happened, frankly I can not say that the fight is confirmed," said Contursi.

"If the Mayweather fight happens, I think it would certainly be one of the most important in the history of boxing in our country [Argentina]. Also it would be [taking place] close to [the fight between] 'Maravilla' Martinez and Cotto, which is a tribute to this great generation of Argentines, which include Lucas Matthysse, Omar Narvaez, Juan Carlos Reveco and new [fighters] such as Jesus Cuellar."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pacnot on 02-23-2014

Just wait for the BOSS to announce his next opponent...priceless!

Comment by True-Boxing-Fan on 02-23-2014

[QUOTE=ThatDude44;14260360]Floyd paid the cost to be the boss. I dont even know why some people are waiting on a decision when they would complain about either choice of opponent.[/QUOTE] Man you have to give it to Mayweather. He has his…

Comment by T.M.T on 02-23-2014

[QUOTE=JD Salinger;14261513]Floyd said he will never do business with Arum. That's the latest excuse. See, even a Floydiot like you can no longer keep up with Floyd's excuses.[/QUOTE] You stupid idiot. Pacquiao already knows that arum has to be out…

Comment by lutenco on 02-23-2014

[QUOTE=JD Salinger;14261513]Floyd said he will never do business with Arum. That's the latest excuse. See, even a Floydiot like you can no longer keep up with Floyd's excuses.[/QUOTE]Holy words,and people forget JUNIOR retired every times the divisions were hot to…

Comment by JD Salinger on 02-22-2014

[QUOTE=T.M.T;14261287]Had manny ducquiao chose to fight in May instead of april[/QUOTE] Floyd said he will never do business with Arum. That's the latest excuse. See, even a Floydiot like you can no longer keep up with Floyd's excuses.

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