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Lara's Coach: Mayweather Won't Return, Retired For Good

By Edward Chaykovsky

Ronnie Shields, the trainer of IBO/WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (among others), expects Floyd Mayweather Jr. to remain retired.

On September 12th, Mayweather fought in what he claims is the final fight of his career. He dominated Andre Berto over twelve rounds at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Mayweather said he would not return, even for a 50th fight to break the record of legendary heavyweight Rocky Marciano.

Some feel Mayweather will return for a single bout and get number 50. Other think he will sit on his money. He made $300 million in the May victory over Manny Pacquiao.

Lara was calling for a fight with Mayweather for the last year. Shields doubts it will ever happened, because he doesn't expect Floyd to enter the ring again.

"The thing about Floyd Mayweather is, he’s fought everybody, all you have to do is look at his record. People look at him and they talk about this and about that, and a lot of it I think is just that people are jealous because of the way Floyd made so much money in his career and it didn’t happen to them," Shields told On The Ropes Boxing Radio.

"I just don’t see him coming back at all because I don’t see who he can fight in a comeback. I just don’t see it and I don’t see them even offering him enough money to make a return. As far as I’m concerned, I think he’s retired for good."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by VG_Addict on 09-28-2015

[QUOTE=FlatLine;16086487]Last time Floyd fought a prime, slick, fast, fairly technical boxer was Judah back in 2006 and he got dropped in that fight and schooled for a few rounds. What chance has Floyd really got with Khan? He'll get dominated…

Comment by ModernTalking on 09-27-2015

He must know people on the inside, Floyd must have used the last of his IV bag during the Berto fight.

Comment by hugh grant on 09-27-2015

[QUOTE=Sledgeweather17;16086537]Bhop and Kovalev were in the same weight class and they weigh roughly the same on fight night. The two situations aren't comparable at all. And before you bring in Sugar Ray Leonard and Duran, you won't be able to…

Comment by Cinci Champ on 09-27-2015

[QUOTE=Deevel916;16083701]Floyd would have to alter his spending habits in a big way if he plans on staying retired for good. People get too caught up in his purse amounts. When it's reported that Floyd made X amount, that's the gross…

Comment by nacho daddy on 09-27-2015

[QUOTE=imperial1;16083660]For the sake of boxing I hope he never comes back[/QUOTE] for the sake of humanity hope froid gets locked up for 20 years

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