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Team Maidana Will Touch Gloves Issue For Mayweather

By Salvador Rodriguez

Sebastián Contursi, who heads the team behind former champion Marcos Maidana, is hopeful of a deal for a September 13th rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. This past May, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Maidana gave Mayweather all he could handle in a twelve round majority decision defeat. Al Haymon, who advised both Maidana and Mayweather, is handling the discussions between both sides.

One of the biggest controversies prior to the Mayweather-Maidana bout was the issue of gloves. Mayweather refused to allow Maidana to use his preferred brand of Everlast gloves. Despite the Nevada State Athletic Commission approving Maidana's choice of gloves, Mayweather refused to go forward until the Argentine star selected a different type. Contursi wants to avoid the same type of controversy arising on the eve of the fight.

"I can not say how close or how far away we are [in making a deal. The important thing now is that there is interest from both sides," said Contursi. "Hopefully things will be defined favorably in the coming days, but in big fights you know that negotiations are not easy."

"The gloves will surely be included in the negotiations as detailed as possible, but we have not even touched that subject. I do not know where the information came from that we got a million and a half dollars for Maidana to use the gloves that he used in the May fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 07-06-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14725453]I've been watching Mayweather fight for years and for years and Floyd fans continue to make so many excuses ..... So why is Maidana a cheat? So for Floyd fans, accepting to wear the approved punchers gloves is being a…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-04-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14725440]You answered what Cotto did so then what Floyd did was BS, like YOU said! More importantly, the difference is that the gloves issue was not part of any contract. Still would have been BS though .... but to do…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-04-2014

[QUOTE=hitking;14724678]Its just how boxing is. Cotto pulled all kinda "A-side" bullsh1t with Martinez. And Martinez was the defending champion. I mean, what point does a 159 catchweight serve? He did it cause he could. Floyd does the same. Why is…

Comment by ADP02 on 07-04-2014

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;14725382]I've been watching Mayweather fight for years and for years people continue to make so many excuses about reason why Floyd wins. Maidana tried to cheat so it was warranted that he not use his other pair. He made the…

Comment by 285Kid on 07-04-2014

Maidana/Mayweather 2 & Pacquiao/Guerrero better both have a great undercard both fights will be easy work for the champions

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