As the fight near, Floyd Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) and Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KOs) are deep in training for their highly anticipated May 5 bouts taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather trains on his Mayweather Boxing Club gym is feeling excellent. Mayweather believes that brief gaps between fights are beneficial as they help him to stay in true fighting shape while keeping his skills sharp.
“It feels good to be fighting again,” said Mayweather. “I am getting great work from my sparring partners and the energy in the gym is perfect for training hard every day. I am aware of Miguel Cotto’s record and success. I am not taking him lightly. I am working hard to get ready for the fight on May 5.”
“My body feels great. I always fight around the weight I carry when I am not fighting. Now I can just work harder to feel stronger and more comfortable at 154 pounds. I haven’t had to adjust that much because my body has always just kind of found its comfort zone and that’s where I fight. I have been given a special gift with my weight. I have never had to worry about it other than to get in the best shape possible for all of my fights.” Mayweather added.
Meanwhile Miguel Cotto is honing his skills at his camp in Florida surrounded by familiar faces, friends and families.
“Training is going great,” said Cotto. “I am having fun and enjoying it more than ever. I love it here and I feel at home. I have the same focus and mentality to obtain a victory as I did when camp started. [Trainer] Pedro [Diaz] is a magnificent strategist.”
“I have the same diet as always,” continued Cotto. “My mother is with me, so you can imagine how well I am eating.”
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