Boxer says he's quiting for health reasons

Ahead of his Saturday bout, Floyd Mayweather says he is quitting boxing for health reasons


Ahead of his final professional fight this Saturday, September 12 against Andre Berto, Floyd Mayweather has revealed that he is quitting the sports for health reasons.

Speaking ahead of the fight, Mayweather said: "My health is more important."

"You can make a lot more money but you still want to be able to talk and walk," he conitinued.

"My legacy is not being hit too much. I’m getting out at the top and most importantly with all my faculties intact."

Speaking about is retirement, Mayweather has revealed that Filipino .

When Mayweather was asked who the best fighter will be when he retires, he said: "Manny Pacquiao."

"We can't take that away from Pacquiao, he is a great fighter. He is a great world champion and he is my toughest opponent," Mayweather added.

"When I'm done, after all he has done, he will be the best left. Others may come up behind us and there are some very good young fighters. But it takes more than that to be the best in the world.

"It takes personality. It takes experience. It takes achievement."

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