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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s old Vegas gym is itching for his next big fight
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s old Vegas gym is itching for his next big fight

Inside the ropes at Johnny Tocco's Ringside Gym, where boxing savant Floyd Mayweather Jr. once trained and his father coached, the blood and sweat still pour. One fighter throws punishing jabs at an imaginary foe, each as lethal as any predator's strike, as another pummels a leather bag with the wrath of a son defending his mother's honor. But trainer John Roberts isn't impressed. He enters the cramped office of the ancient gym near the Stratosphere tower. "I need a fight," he says wearily. In two weeks, Roberts and the rest of the boxing world will have a fight, all right. On May 2, hometown hero Mayweather will face Filipino Manny Pacquiao in a matchup...

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