Floyd Mayweather can now eat guilt-free at his favorite guilty pleasure … ’cause a Las Vegas Fatburger just concocted a brand new training-friendly organic burger … just for the champ.
TMZ Sports broke the story … Floyd is so serious about beating Pacquiao on May 2 that he’s adopted an all-organic diet during training … courtesy of a $1,000-a-plate,
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“I’m not being a Monday morning quarterback, I try not to do that, but the last couple months I said this fight was gonna be made. The only reason I did was their numbers have been down on the pay-per-view. They had to do something that would bring up and invigorate those numbers. When I didn’t hear a guy named Miguel Cotto mentioned with Floyd, I knew this fight could be made. Because that was his other option. Floyd could fight Cotto May 2nd, and because of the great Latino fan base, that could’ve brought the numbers pretty good — not to this point, but good enough to go forward. When that fight wasn’t happening and I didn’t hear that name, I knew that this fight was probably happening.”
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Gabriel Salvador may or may not win an Emmy for his recurring role on the FOX television series “Bones.” But the Bronx native will receive an award of sorts when he sits ringside at the May 2 mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Salvador will be seated next to Leslie Moonves, the CEO of CBS/Showtime, as gratitude for Salvador’s role in making the long-anticipated bout a reality. It was Salvador, a graduate of DeWitt Clinton High School in the north Bronx, who brokered the initial meeting between Moonves and Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach. That meeting provided the spark that ultimately led to an agreement for a fight five years in the making.
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Former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) plays it safe in his fights to win without taking any chances rather than him taking risks in order to please his fans.
Canelo, 24, who was soundly beaten by Mayweather in their fight in September 2013, is hoping that Mayweather’s fight against Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) will be an entertaining one for the boxing fans.
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Manny Pacquiao, training for his long-awaited welterweight unification fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, had his first day of sparring on Tuesday at trainer Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California.
Pacquiao spent a couple of weeks doing conditioning work in the Philippines before coming to the United States at the beginning of this month for his training camp. He did another two weeks of conditioning before beginning the sparring part of his training.
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