Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana Date, Odds, and Location: Trainer Says 'El Chino' Will Go For The Kill If He Hurts Floyd Jr.
Trainer Robert Garcia knows that it will be difficult to defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr., but the world-renowned trainer is confident that his fighter, Marcos Maidana, is up to the challenge.
In an interview with BoxingScene on Tuesday, Garcia said that Maidana has a good chance of handing Mayweather the first defeat of his illustrious career when they collide on May 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Garcia pointed out that anything can happen on fight night, and he believes Maidana has a chance to shock Mayweather until the final bell sound. He shared his experience as a fighter, while also adding that Maidana will go for the kill if he hurts Mayweather.
"All three loses I had, I was ahead on points in all three fights and I got dropped and I got knocked out," Garcia said. "I lost the fight even though I was ahead on points. So it doesn't matter what the scorecards are saying. If we land the right punches and Maidana connects good and hurts him, he's going to finish him in any round."
Garcia vowed that Maidana will put a lot of pressure on Mayweather's shoulder unlike the former pound-for-pound king's previous opponent.
The 39-year-old trainer said that previous opponents of Mayweather also promised to be aggressive, but all of them ended up getting intimidated by the Grand Rapids native on top of the ring.
Garcia reiterated that it will not happen on May 3 as Maidana is determined to continuously attack Mayweather no matter how good Mayweather's defense is.
"I think these guys have given him so much respect because they know they're in there against the best," Garcia said of Mayweather's previous foes. "Mayweather frustrates them a few rounds and they get frustrated for the rest of the fight. That's not Maidana. Maidana could miss a lot, lose some rounds but that's not going to frustrate him."
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