Floyd Mayweather Says He Can’t Fight It, He’s Being Punished

Don’t expect Floyd Mayweather to take any risks in his exhibition career.

The Hall of Famer, 45, who will face Aaron Chalmers in Saturday’s pay-per-view match at London’s O2 Arena, made it clear he doesn’t want to face the bigger Jake Paul in a match get punished or meet Manny Pacquiao in a match. second time in an exhibition.

He wants to entertain his fans while maintaining his good health.

“If I’m subjected to brutal punishment, I can’t do it anymore,” he told a news conference Wednesday in London. “My career was great because of my defensive ability. My faculties are very important to me.

“I’ve retired from the sport and I’m not letting the sport retire for me.”

Jake Paul?

Mayweather said: “We spoke to Jake Paul before and we were only able to hold it in an exhibition because of the weight disadvantage. “I don’t chase it anymore. I accomplished everything I could in boxing.

“We have a lot of young boxers today. Give them a chance to go out there for them to shine?


“We had the opportunity to do it when it really mattered, for all the marbles,” Mayweather said. “I was able to go out there and make crazy numbers. You know what the outcome is.

“My focus is on Saturday. That’s why I’m here, to entertain people and the UK.”

Chalmers, 35, from Newcastle, England, is a British reality TV star with MMA experience. He made his boxing debut in June, overtaking cruiser Alexander Zeledon in a fourth round.

Mayweather, who will be making his UK debut, is respectful of his opponent.

“I’ve seen everything but you can never ignore or underestimate a guy,” he said. “He believes in his skills and talents. My job is to entertain and do what I do. I don’t have to be quick or quick. The proof is in the pudding.

“…With all these fighters, I want them to give 100%. We are here for fun. The UK has a big fighting market, it’s huge. I want him to be at his best and give his all.”

Mayweather will be participating in his Friday show. His previous exhibitions: Tenshin Nasukawa in 2018, Logan Paul in 2021, Don Moore last May, Mikuru Asakura in September and Deji Olatunji in November.

The last time he was involved in a punishing bout was in 2017, when he blocked Conor McGregor in 10 rounds for a 50-0 record.


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