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Photos: George Groves, Badou Jack Final Face To Face

LAS VEGAS - The countdown to "HIGH STAKES: Floyd "Money" Mayweather vs. Andre Berto" continued Thursday afternoon as the undercard final press conference was held for the Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto card at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, before their fight this Saturday, Sept. 12 live on SHOWTIME PPV® (8 p.m. E/5 p.m. PT) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Photos by Esther Lin.


 
In what is expected to be the final fight of his illustrious 19-year career, boxing superstar and pound-for-pound king Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will put his undefeated record and WBC and WBA Welterweight World Championships on the line against power-punching, two-time welterweight world champion Berto (30-3, 23 KOs).


 
Also making their Grand Arrivals Tuesday were the six other talented fighters who will compete on the four-fight pay-per-view telecast: Roman "Rocky" Martinez, Orlando "Siri" Salido, Badou Jack "The Ripper", "Saint" George Groves, Jhonny Gonzalez and Jonathan "Polvo" Oquendo.


 
In world title fights, Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) will risk his WBO Junior Lightweight title in a rematch against the boxer he dethroned, four-time world champion Salido (42-13-2, 29 KOs), and Jack (19-1-1, 12 KOs) will make the first defense of his WBC Super Middleweight World title against mandatory challenger Groves (21-2, 16 KOs). Opening the telecast will be a 10-round junior lightweight showdown between former three-time world champion and Mexican power-puncher Gonzalez (58-9, 49 KOs) against Puerto Rico's Oquendo (25-4, 16 KOs).


 
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions LLC., are priced at $1,500, $1,000, $750, $500, $300 and $150 and are on sale now. Tickets are limited to eight (8) per household for all ticket prices except the $150 ticket category, which is limited to four (4) per household. To charge by phone or with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dindu_Nuffin on 09-11-2015

[QUOTE=Motofan;16034911]What a fugly bunch this is.[/QUOTE] Indeed! That Roman fellow is one extremely fugly bloke. He looks like a GHOUL or something.

Comment by Weltschmerz on 09-11-2015

[QUOTE=Motofan;16034911]What a fugly bunch this is.[/QUOTE] :lol1: And Groves still has a terrible taste in clothes. Possibly worse than Mayweather.

Comment by kafkod on 09-10-2015

Groves has that same supercilious smirk on his face that annoyed Carl Froch so much.

Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 09-10-2015

[QUOTE=Motofan;16034911]What a fugly bunch this is.[/QUOTE] Lmao... Leonard Ellerbe completes that scene.

Comment by knockoutkid on 09-10-2015

I rekon salido is finished he's going to get knocked out again and for the final time.

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