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2020

Mayweather scouts champions at Rio 2016, meets with UK’s Buatsi

Phil Jay 15/08/2016

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Pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. currently has his promoters head on as the five-weight world champion takes in the Olympic Boxing at Rio 2016.

The 39 year-old flew to Brazil to take in the latter stages of the tournament in a high-profile scouting mission and has already met up with some of the stars.

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One of the those is guaranteed bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi who is currently competing in the 81kg category. Ghanaian-born Briton Buatsi, 23, has been impressive so far in the reaching the semi-finals and could be one of those offered a contract by Mayweather in the future.

Buatsi faces Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov on Tuesday for a place in the final.