Boxing Great Floyd Mayweather To Visit Leicester City on Tour

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Boxing Great Floyd Mayweather To Visit Leicester City on his London City Tour.

Mayweather who is a big fan of reigning champions, Leicester City has planned to visit the club as part of his success for the brand.

Although Leicester may be battling against the drop on the achievement table this season.

Floyd Mayweather has asked to meet with Premier League champions Leicester City as part of his tour plan when he visits England on a three-date tour in March.

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The former boxing great is due to visit the cities of Leicester, Liverpool and London next month.

He will be interviewed on stage by former cruiserweight world champion Johnny Nelson.

And ‘Money’ is keen to have a chat with the team that made headlines across the world in May last year.

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Mayweather retired from professional boxing at the end of 2015 with a perfect record of 49-0, matching the record of the great Rocky Marciano.

Apparently, he has taken up a keen interest in the remarkable story of Leicester City.



According to event promoter, Shane Whitfield when he kicks off his tour at the Leicester Athena on March 2.

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Whitfield told Sky Sports saying:

“I spoke to Mayweather’s representatives recently and Floyd has told them he wants to meet the Leicester City team.

“City winning the Premier League really was worldwide news and I’m hoping the players can make it.”

Indeed, the Foxes will be hoping for some inspirational words from the boxing legend as they continue to fight against the drop.

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The reigning champions are just one point away from the relegation zone.

Mayweather’s visit to Leicester is part of his “Undefeated Tour 2017”.

Mayweather, aka ‘Money’ last visited the UK last year for a similar tour, which was popular enough to warrant a return this year.

The former 12-time world champion will be visiting London, Manchester and Leicester in March.

He would be having a string of 45 minute interviews with former cruiserweighter, Johnny Nelson.