DeLaHoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. tour ended today in
Hollywood, Ca. as the two men prepare for and what "The
World Awaits" on May 5th.
An over packed audience that flowed down and across
Hollywood Blvd. of fans and eager onlookers that roared
like the fight was on today, at the famous Mann Chinese
Theatre. It was easy to get hyped up and excited once
Michael Buffer walked down the red carpet to the podium
and announced each fighter in his legendary voice.
First up, " 'Pretty Boy' Floyd
heard it from a pro DeLaHoya crowd that cursed him and
had their own nicknames ("Shitty Boy"), but for Floyd,
like usual, he enjoyed it, and it played in his favor as
Next up, " 'The Golden Boy', Oscar
crowd behind him, cheered loud with a few Floyd fans
giving their own "Floyd's gonna kick your ass" one
liners in between.
Golden Boy Promoter Richard Schaeffer announced, "This
is what 'The World Awaits'."
The crowd started getting restless after all the sponsor
promoting at the beginning of Cazadores Tequila,
Rockstar Energy Drink, Tecate Beer and the MGM Grand,
among a few others which took about 10 minutes. Booing
began to ensue, but Schaeffer got the heat pumped again
with, "Alright, enough of that, lets talk BOXING!".
Mayweather was the first fighter to take the podium.
Upon announcing all the name brand clothing he was
wearing such as "Hugo Boss" and "Tommy Hilfiger
underwear", Floyd also brought his own "Oscar" up.
"Bring Oscar up here", said Floyd, as a live chicken in
a cage marked "Golden Girl" was placed on the table.
Mayweather took the chicken out of the cage, then placed
a gold medal around it's neck. "This is Oscar."
continued his cockiness and brash of "I'm the best", and
"I'm too good" routine. When Mayweather was finished, he
decided to walk around to the other side of the podium
and sit on the table, drinking a coffee as DeLaHoya was
announced to the microphone.
Oscar was short and sweet: "There comes a time when
every big mouth gets what he has coming to him, and
that's what awaits Mayweather on May 5th."
Awaits", DeLaHoya vs. Mayweather, May 5th, Live on HBO
PPV from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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