Mayweather Jr. responds to rumours of Adrien Broner fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has responded to rumours that he is considering ending his three-year retirement to fight former world titleholder Adrien Broner.
The 43-year-old has recently posted videos to social media of himself working out in the gym, spurring on talk of a return to the ring. But Mayweather has shot dead those claims.
“No, those are just rumours,” Mayweather Jr. said.
“I’m retired. I’m through with boxing. It don’t hurt to stay in shape. Your body’s your temple. Just in the gym keeping sharp. Not for boxing, just for myself. Training fighters and enjoying myself during this pandemic.”
Mayweather retired in 2015 after defeating Andre Berto on points but made a brief return to the ring two years later to face UFC star Conor McGregor, stopping him in 10.
In December 2018 he boxed an exhibition bout against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan.
The multi-weight world champion insisted he had no plans to fight another boxer but hinted he would still be open to low-risk ‘entertainment’ fights.
“I say this, you guys sell out little arenas and do some little baby numbers. Not bad,” Mayweather Jr. said.
“But, I’m older and a lot wiser. Meaning, I don’t want to end up like my uncle and end up like a lot of fighters when you don’t know when to hang it up.”
“When you’re fighting for everybody else instead of fighting for yourself. Even with Conor McGregor, it was smart on my behalf and smart on his behalf.”
“Because if he can’t beat Mayweather, let him try and share the ring with him so he can make more money than any MMA or any other fighter. Even if we did again, it’s entertainment and it’s business,” he added.

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