LAS VEGAS - There were no punches thrown this time.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Shane Mosley turned a few heads at their first press conference back in March when they briefly came to blows.
Wednesday's press conference at the MGM Grand's Hollywood Theater was nothing like that. In fact, both fighters actually went out of their way to be nice while at the podium. So much for the "war" everyone had been hoping for.
“We can all have dinner right afterwards, you know…have a party,” Mosley said from the podium. “It’s all good…I’m just happy and excited to be able to show my talent and skills and put everything on the line.”
Huh? Mosley has never been a big trash-talker, but you'd think he'd have something more interesting to say about his opponent.
Mayweather couldn't have been any more subdued. "On May 1, I'm going to go out ther and be Floyd Mayweather and do what I do best: and that's be smart, be sharp and fight hard."
Oh don't worry, things got a little interesting during the one-on-one sessions with reporters. But not anything to write home to mom about. "Shane Mosley is an HBO fighter and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a Pay-Per-View fighter," Mayweather said.
Mayweather also took another shot at Mosley's connection to steroids. But it wasn't anything we haven't heard before.
The most interesting moment was when Floyd Mayweather Sr. had something to say. "This fight was supposed to happen three or four times," Mayweather Sr. said. "Guess what? [Mosley] wanted no part of Floyd Jr."
"You in trouble," Mayweather Sr. said directly to Mosley.
Let's hope the fight is a little more interesting.
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