Floyd Mayweather and Savannah Marshall pose for a photo | Andrew Couldridge/Action Images
AT a press conference packed with incident, one of the most surprising revelations of Floyd Mayweather’s current visit to the UK is that he is signing former GB amateur Savannah Marshall.
Marshall, the “Silent Assassin,” is a two-time Olympian, only the second World gold medallist British amateur boxing has ever had and remains the only boxer to have beaten America’s double Olympic gold medallist, Claressa Shields.
Mayweather himself explained why he signed Marshall. “I signed because I’m supposed to sign her. I’m supposed to sign her. She’s remarkable, she’s unbelievable. She’s an Olympian, a champion, she deserves to be with us,” he said.
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