Originally Posted by rockdawg21
Yeah, while I'm an admitted hater of Floyd, I feel it was just a publicity stunt meant to garner more haters who want to see him lose. This will translate to more ticket sales. But yeah, race has been a selling point for fights for a long, long time - Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling was one of the most compelling
Im not sure Floyd thought of it as something to garner more attention on himself, I think he was just saying how he viewed the situation. Floyd is a huge basketball fan and gambles quite a bit on it, so its not out of the ordinary for him to comment on it.