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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Meets the Press in Las Vegas

September 6, 2011 by  



Floyd Mayweather Jr. Meets the Press in Las Vegas
Floyd Mayweather Jr
. met with the media today at his self-titled Mayweather Boxing Gym in Las Vegas (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com).  

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

He spoke candidly with the press about his upcoming fight with Victor Ortiz which will take place September 17 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

During the press conference Mayweather was presented with a cake covered with candy money and the words STAR POWER on a star on top. The upcoming championship bout with Ortiz is titled “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz”.

"Star Power" cake for upcoming fight

"Star Power" cake for upcoming fight

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

“STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” is a mega-event taking place Saturday, September 17 from two world-class cities with three world titles at stake. Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz will face off in a 12-round fight for Ortiz’s WBC Welterweight World Title from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Canelo Alvarez and Alfonso Gomez will do battle in a 12-round fight for Alvarez’s WBC Super Welterweight World Title from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Also live in Las Vegas will be Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and an opening fight featuring undefeated rising star Jessie Vargas against top contender Josesito Lopez.

Floyd with "Star Power" cake

Floyd with "Star Power" cake

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

The mega event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWALT Tools and AT&T. Alvarez vs. Gomez is presented in association with Canelo Promotions and Morales vs. Matthysse is presented in association with Box Latino Promotions and Arano Box Promotions. “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the fight live on Primetime, channel 480 on Sky, Virgin on Demand and streamed live via the website primetimelive.co.uk at 2:00 a.m. BST (Sunday, September 18).

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Jr. meets the Press in Las Vegas

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Mayweather's tape man Rafael Garcia

Mayweather's tape man Rafael Garcia

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Floyd Mayweather Sr. at press conference

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

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