It didn’t bring even a smidgen of the impact of the last time he made a significant statement to verify his next fight, but Floyd Mayweather has actually finally broken silence on boxing’s worst kept secret.
The World welterweight champ and pound-for-pound king will certainly return to the ring on September 12, when he will certainly deal with previous welterweight titlist Andre Berto (30-3, 23KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will certainly air survive Showtime Pay television, marking the last of a six-fight offer Mayweather inked with the network back in 2013.
A Mayweather-Berto match has been rumored for weeks, picking up steam after the unbeaten welterweight ruled out previous frontrunner Amir Khan as a prospective prospect for the date. Mayweather had as soon as suggested Berto and Karim Mayfield remained in the hunt to land the assignment, with couple of fans taking such claims seriously at the time.