‘Old man’ Mayweather says he’s done fighting

first_imgThe 41-year-old Mayweather, however, is interested in adding Filipino prospects to Mayweather Promotions.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Floyd Mayweather Jr. had already come out of retirement twice, but don’t expect another comeback happening.Mayweather is in town for vacation but his trip to the Philippines also sparked intrigue of boxing fans and pundits alike that the former pound-for-pound king is meeting with Manny Pacquiao to talk about a possible rematch.ADVERTISEMENT READ: Mayweather arrives in Manila to continue ‘country hop’ The five-division world champion, however, dismissed the idea even before it could gain any traction.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I’m an old man now so you know, there’s no more fighting for Floyd Mayweather,” he told ABS-CBN’s Dyan Castillejo early Tuesday morning upon his arrival in Manila aboard his private jet when asked if he’s going to fight the Filipino boxing icon again in the future. ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadal, Murray head strongest ever Queen’s line-up Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feastcenter_img Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ “But I would love to sign some upcoming talent, upcoming Filipino fighters. I would love to work with them,” Mayweather said in the same interview.READ: Money well spent: Mayweather’s retirement tour makes stop in El NidoMayweather hung up his gloves for the second time in August last year after dominating MMA star Conor McGregor in a crossover fight for his 50th win.In 2007, Mayweather announced his retirement following a 10th round stoppage of Ricky Hatton to focus on his promotional company but returned two years later to fight Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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