Not surprising that Mayweather’s team are making announcements during the Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 fight week. There was some doubt if Mayweather would fight at all, but with the opportunity to make another $80+ million in 2013, it sort of was a no brainer.
Here is what his team is saying about Money May’s plans.
“Floyd has told us that he is fighting twice in 2013 with the first date being May 4 — Cinco De Mayweather — and the second date being Sept. 14,” Ellerbe said.
“Mayweather Promotions is looking forward to these two gigantic Floyd Mayweather events in 2013, and we are in ongoing discussions with our promotional partner, Richard Schaefer (chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions) in finalizing the opponent and other aspects of the upcoming promotion.”
The likely opponents would be Robert Guerrero in May and Canelo Alvarez in September. Golden Boy could put Canelo on the May card in a co feature to guarantee a monster PPV number.
Don’t hold your breath for a Pacquiao fight it probably will never happen.