Floyd Mayweather’s advice for today’s fighters

Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather Promotions
Be how Floyd Mayweather used to be, says Floyd Mayweather

FLOYD MAYWEATHER believes fighters need to follow his example, but from his younger days.

Speaking after a press conference for Adrien Broner-Adrian Granados, a fight which he promotes, he urged boxers to attend to their combination punching. He said, “I think that’s what fighters lack nowadays. I think what we do is we think about ‘Money’ Mayweather instead of ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd. ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd had a 90% knockout ratio, power puncher, fast hands, power in both hands, combinations, fast legs. Still I was always mental,” he said.

“So I was able to last so long in the sport because I was so mentally strong. I could never get discouraged from nothing. What I would do was anything that someone would say negative, I would take it and it would make me work that much harder to prove them wrong.

“My mentality is totally different from any other fighter.”

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