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Floyd Mayweather Jr.: ‘Deep in my heart, I know this is it’

Fighters Network

Floyd Mayweather Jr. said during a profanity-laced press conference in Los Angeles to promote his August 26 fight against Conor McGregor that this will be his last hurrah.



“I’m not the same fighter I was 20 years ago. I’m not the same fighter I was 10 years ago and I’m not even the same I was two years ago, but I understand that,” Mayweather said. “I can’t push my body anymore. Training camp is brutal, and I can’t do it anymore. Just working in the gym and working hard every day is rough and brutal. This has to be my last one.”

He went on: “After taking a couple of years off, I was OK with my career being over until we somehow made this fight happen. And now I know this is it. Deep in my heart, this is it.”



Kendrick E. Johnson has done numerous one-on-one interviews and feature stories with some of the biggest names and personalities in combat sports. He can be reached on Twitter @kendrickjohnso.



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