Floyd Mayweather should disappear into retirement forever, because a comeback could end in tears
Floyd Mayweather has teased three comeback fights in the last two months, and even attended a press conference to confirm a supposed bout on December 31.
But he recently claimed he was “blindsided” at the press conference and has now pulled the plug on the deal.
Regardless of that farce, one thing is clear — Mayweather is desperate to return to fighting.
But many great boxers before Mayweather did not know when to call it quits, and ended their careers on a low.
Mayweather might not stop fighting until he loses, and that would be a crying shame — but the one crying would be him.
Floyd Mayweather has always promised blood and sweat before he competes in the ring, but if he ever does return to the fight game for one final cash-grab, it could end in tears — and the tears would be his.
Mayweather has made coming out of retirement a business. A comeback, the American knows, means a money fight, something Mayweather knows plenty about.
The 41-year-old retired for the first time in 2007 after he flattened British fighter Ricky Hatton with a highlight-reel check hook in the 10th round.
But he only stayed retired for two years as he returned to boxing for a ruck against the expert counterpuncher Juan Manuel Marquez, whom he dominated with an impressive ease in 2009. Marquez was a lighter opponent but Mayweather looked as good as he ever had, before romping to a succession of clear-cut wins over some of the sport’s biggest names like Shane Mosley, Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and Manny Pacquiao.
In a wildly successful comeback, he won five world championship titles in two weight classes and earned over $600 million in just ten fights — more than he …read more
Source:: Business Insider