LOS ANGELES (August 29, 2013) – Just when you think you’ve seen it all from Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather, he reinvents himself once again as the “Half a Billion Dollar Man” as he hosts his very own behind-the-scenes segment from the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas. Mayweather, who breaks down his own success frame-by-frame and punch-by-punch, gives fans his own take on his unprecedented and successful career is all featured in “Countdown To “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo.”
Tune in to any of the FOX Sports Network channels (FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Deportes) beginning tomorrow night (check your local listings) for a look at the personalities of Mayweather and his opponent WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Canelo Alvarez as they prepare for their Saturday, September 14 mega-fight taking place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).
The countdown show, brought to life by Producer and Creative Director of Golden Boy Promotions and founder of Leigh Simons Productions Leigh Simons, follows Canelo up the mountain to his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California as he prepares for the fight of his life. The unique look at Canelo’s personality brings his power to life with graphics and commentary.
“This is must watch television because it unveils (the) never-ending and evolving persona of Floyd Mayweather and showcases Canelo Alvarez, who truly comes out of his shell with his own super hero personality to personify what he believes is his (single) greatest asset (to shock the world and win this particular fight) – his (knockout) power,” said Simons who has worked with Golden Boy Promotions since the company’s first pay-per-view fight over a decade ago.
The hour-long show includes commentary from team members, promoters and scribes as well as unique graphics and action-packed footage.
Please see select preview clips from the “Countdown to ‘THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo”:
Mayweather Half A B:
Mayweather In Preparation For Canelo:
Canelo in Big Bear:
Bonus Coverage The One:
Bonus Coverage Available on www.theonefight.com