Por 17 años Floyd Mayweather se ha mantenido invicto, 16 de ellos como campeón del mundo, y pondrá en riesgo de nuevo todo lo que ha construido al enfrentar el 14 de septiembre a un peleador 14 años menor.

Con la seguridad de que la experiencia sobre el ring será factor definitivo, 'Money' Mayweather subirá con la firme convicción de convertir a Saúl Alvarez en ese 45-0.

“Quiero darle a los fanáticos lo mejor. Él ('Canelo') es un joven, fuerte retador y campeón. Pueden ponerme en cualquier ring y siempre saldré con la mano en alto... Esto es un negocio y yo entiendo el negocio en este deporte. 'Canelo' ha hecho las cosas bien hasta ahora y por eso esta aquí”, dijo Mayweather, quien entre sus principales proezas está el ser ocho veces campeón mundial en cinco divisiones diferentes.

El nativo de Grand Rapids, Michigan, muestra mucha seguridad en el trabajo y cualidades para imponerse al peleador que considera ha hecho lo suficiente para ganar la calidad de ser su retador, aunque el mexicano sea quien ponga en juego sus coronas (Superwelter de la Asociación Mundial de Boxeo y del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo).

Floyd ha demostrado mucha madurez en la gira promocional y un cambio de mentalidad que lo hace ver más como promotor que como aquel peleador que acostumbraba burlarse y humillar a sus rivales.

“Floyd ha experimentado un buen cambio. Ya es un adulto maduro. Ha entendido cuál es el concepto del boxeo y respeta a sus rivales. Fue un proceso largo, pero ahí estuvimos siempre. Yo hablé mucho con él y entendió que no debía burlarse de ellos”, dijo a HuffPost Voces, Rafael García, cutman de Mayweather por más de una década.

Floyd y Alvarez se encuentran en plena gira promocional y aunque han visitado ya cuatro ciudades, aún restan siete ciudades por visitar. Incluyendo una visita el domingo a la Ciudad de México, entre lunes y martes Texas y Arizona.

“Es increíble la respuesta de los fanáticos. Agradezco la presencia de la gente que me apoya y los que respaldan al 'Canelo', pero bien sabemos que el día de la pelea, los fanáticos no pueden pelear por ti”, sentenció Mayweather, ocho veces campeón mundial en cinco diferentes divisiones.

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  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • El entrenamiento

    Saúl Alvarez y Floyd Mayweather entrenan para su gran pelea del próximo 14 de septiembre en Las Vegas

  • Boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, from Mexico, walks a red carpet as he arrives for a boxing news conference with Floyd Mayweather on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. MayWeather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather walks a red carpet as he arrives for a boxing news conference with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, from Mexico, on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather speaks during a boxing news conference with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather reacts during a boxing news conference with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez of Mexico on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, from Mexico, attends a boxing news conference with Floyd Mayweather on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, from Mexico, signs autographs after a boxing news conference with Floyd Mayweather on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Fans react to the arrival of Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated eight-time and five division world boxing champion, and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, undefeated super welterweight champion from Mexico, for a press conference on Monday, June 24, 2013 in Times Square, N.Y. Mayweather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional tour in Times Square, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Floyd Mayweather, center left, poses in a face-off with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez during a boxing news conference on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. MayWeather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Floyd Mayweather, left, poses in a face-off with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez during a boxing news conference on Monday, June 24, 2013, at New York's Times Square. MayWeather and Alvarez kicked-off an 11-city promotional, making their fight in Las Vegas in September official. The undefeated fighters announced on Twitter last month that they would face each other at the MGM Grand on Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez face-off during a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather speaks to the crowd during a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: A general view of the news conference between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather speaks to the media as Canelo Alvarez looks on during a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather is introduced prior to the start of a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez pose for a photo during a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez face-off during a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

  • Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez News Conference

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Canelo Alvarez signs autographs following a news conference at the Pedestrian Walk in Times Square on June 24, 2013 in New York City. Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez are scheduled to fight September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada to unifty their junior middleweight world titles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)