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Mayweather Jokes That He's Fighting Berto, Mayfield Next

By Rick Reeno

WBC/WBO/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, 26KOs) was not giving up any clues regarding his next opponent for September 12th, likely at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

When he was pressed to give a hint, Mayweather was only mentioning two fighters - Andre Berto and Karim Mayfield.

Of course Mayweather was being sarcastic, but some writers present were gullible enough to believe he was being serious.

Ironically, Robert Guerrero and Victor Ortiz were able to use their victories over Berto to land lucrative pay-per-view fights with Mayweather.

"I think September I'm going to choose who I want to choose. I think probably Andre Berto. I think I need probably a Berto or a Karim Mayfield to get my ready for my 50th fight. Everybody wants to see number 50. I think Berto has been looking good, as of lately," Mayweather said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by icha on 08-15-2015

[QUOTE=Pu·gi·list;15969189]He wasn't joking and was actually serious :haha:[/QUOTE] the fight is joke still..

Comment by Pu·gi·list on 08-15-2015

He wasn't joking and was actually serious :haha:

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 08-09-2015

he also talked about a 50th fight

Comment by jas on 08-08-2015

Lol hats off to dazed and Dan they actually thought it would happen

Comment by IMDAZED on 08-08-2015

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;15950803]So did I :lol1:[/QUOTE] Yup :lol1:

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